Editors Liked

  • Very Durable Aluminum And Magnesium Design, Excellent Keyboard, Faster Hard Drive
  • Great looks for a business machine; rock-solid build quality; better keyboard than many full notebooks; 3 USB ports(!); excellent general performance for a netbook; solid battery life; excellent balance of features and connection options
  • Professional-looking brushed-aluminum top lid; excellent keyboard; business-centric features; offers slew of optional addons
  • Cool and quiet, Touch screen, Looks great and is well made, Nice keyboard
  • Good keyboard, Robust multimedia performance, Excellent SMB software and security package
  • Ultra-durable; excellent keyboard; good looks; long battery life
  • Great battery life, Good performance and ergonomics
  • Lightweight & sturdy design, Dualcore Intel processor, 2GB of RAM, Widescreen with option of touch input
  • Dualcore N550 improves system responsiveness, Higher resolution screen reduces need for sidescrolling, Good battery life
  • Dual-core Atom. Sweet 1,366 by 768 resolution. Speedy hard drive. Touch screen is finger friendly. Sleek aesthetic. Big battery. 2GB of RAM
  • Faster dualcore Atom N550 processor, Same great, solid chassis as the Mini 5102, Broadcom chip adds 1080p playback

Editors Didn't Like

  • Above Average Price, Upgrade Features Price It Too Close To Better Performing Ultraportables
  • Did you say $750 for a netbook?; Too little memory to take advantage of processor; average gaming performance belies need for better graphics processor; touch screen is an ergonomic nightmare; at this price it should have the nVidia ION
  • Expensive; tiny touchpad; dual-core Atom processor doesn't provide significant performance boost; subpar battery life
  • Idered high with touch screen, Battery life isn’t the greatest
  • Doesn't last as long as predecessor, Expensive, Small touchpad, Narrow viewing angles, Middling performance scores
  • Poor screen; no discrete graphics; spotty CPU performance; expensive; no bundled touch software beyond Windows Touch Pack
  • Smallish display, Pricey
  • No HDMI port, Hardware processed HD playback
  • Nonmultitouch touchpad, Touchscreen could cause problems with small buttons
  • Expensive once you pile on all these features. No HDMI port with HD decoder card
  • Not as fast as AMD and NVIDIA Ion netbooks, Shorter battery life than the 5102, More expensive than the competition