Editors Liked

  • Two USB-C ports with Thunderbolt 3 support, 4K screen, ISV-certified hardware, Reasonably sized
  • Excellent case, modern ports, very good UHD-IPS display, good input devices, high performance, also under load
  • Starting weight is just 4.4 pounds, with 18mm thickness; choice of quad-core Xeon and Core i7 processors; expandable to 32 GB of DDR4 system RAMl; up to 2 TB onboard storage; choice of touch or non-touch HD display or DreamColor or non-DreamColor UHD disp
  • Ultrafast performance, Stylish design, Light for a workstation

Editors Didn't Like

  • Display is a little dim and washes out in bright light, Unexceptional battery life, Non-swappable battery, Non-touch display, Some fan noise
  • Alarmingly high temperatures (surfaces and internally), loud and pulsating fans, short battery runtimes, no SmartCard reader, no WWAN, expensive
  • Easy access to the battery; ExpressCard slot; dedicated touchpad buttons
  • Relatively dim display, Bottom runs warm