Editors Liked

  • Good overall performance, Comfortable keyboard, Decent battery life
  • Outstanding battery life. Big battery included. Backlit keyboard is unheard of in a $600 laptop. Lightweight. Clean design. Excellent keyboard. CoolSense keeps the laptop cool
  • Stylish case; inexpensive; comfortable keyboard; large touch pad; runs quiet and cool, excellent tech support for the price
  • Stylish design, CoolSense technology keeps top of notebook cool, Good Altec Lansing speakers with Dolby sound, Comfortable backlit keyboard, Strong performance for price

Editors Didn't Like

  • Bad speaker placement, Poor touchpad quality, Unimpressive graphics
  • It won't do any heavy-lifting. Clickpad isn't for everyone
  • No optical drive; screen glass is very reflective; poor 3D performance
  • Underside runs warm after extended use, Discrete graphics option not available, No extended battery