Editors Liked

  • Extremely affordable sub-$300 price
  • Sleek design
  • Lots of extras, like free Google Drive space, free music, and complimentary in-flight internet
  • Micro USB charging is an unexpected innovation
  • Great-looking IPS display
  • Nice build quality
  • Keyboard is well laid out and has decent travel; trackpad is accurate and stays out of your way
  • Colored accents are a fun touch that other, more reserved Chromebooks don’t offer

Editors Didn't Like

  • No SD card slot
  • No pinch-to-zoom
  • Mediocre battery life
  • Minimal port selection, even for a Chromebook
  • Performance lags slightly behind other models
  • Chrome OS still has some limitations