Editors Liked

  • SSD-enhanced version excellent for productivity tasks
  • Beats Audio
  • Good chiclet keyboard
  • Smooth aluminum design
  • Intel Core i5 CPU and 6GB of RAM is a powerful combination
  • WiDi 2,0 wirelessly streams your PC's content to your HDTV
  • Over 7 hours of battery life
  • Fingerprint reader
  • 750GB hard drive
  • Minimal bloatware on system

Editors Didn't Like

  • Lacks a discrete graphics chip
  • No USB 3,0
  • No Blu-ray drive
  • Underwhelming 3D and Photoshop test scores
  • Finicky touchpad
  • No ExpressCard slot
  • Some force required when plugging a USB device into the eSATA port