Editors Liked

  • Intel Core i5-3317U processor
  • Solid-state drive
  • Beats Audio
  • All-day battery life
  • Excellent backlit keyboard
  • Notable software bundle
  • Perky performance
  • Sleek design
  • Fast SSD

Editors Didn't Like

  • Touchy clickpad
  • Middling display
  • Relatively low resolution for the screen size
  • No VGA
  • Noisy fan
  • Lackluster low-res display; Loud fan
  • Average features and specs don't set it apart from the Ultrabook crowd