Editors Liked

  • Punchy audio, Surprisingly comfortable keyboard
  • Affordable, Decent battery life, Comes with one year of free Dropbox storage
  • Attractive design, 1080p display, Aboveaverage battery life
  • Excellent keyboard, Stylish color options, Decent battery life, Touch screen for cheap
  • Screen's decent contrast, Quiet operation, Does not heat up excessively, Good battery runtimes

Editors Didn't Like

  • Touchpad buttons are too stiff, Hohum battery life, Sluggish for all but most basic tasks, Loaded with bloatware, No 802.11ac WiFi, Models with better CPUs cost little more
  • Low 1,366-by-768 resolution with overly glossy coating, Lots of feedback on speakers
  • Shallow keyboard, Lots of bloatware
  • Inconsistent touchpad, Tons of bloatware
  • Dark, viewing angle dependent screen, Fast Ethernet only, No maintenance cover, 12month warranty only