Editors Liked

  • Brushed aluminum, rubberized matte surfaces and glossy plastic all in one!
  • Fast system performance (for the SSD model)
  • Moderately easy to access internal components
  • Appealing design for the price
  • Overall good build quality
  • Available mSATA slot
  • Large
  • Long-running battery
  • Strong application performance
  • Big audio output

Editors Didn't Like

  • CPU Turbo Boost is disabled if running on batteries
  • Brightness not suitable for outdoor use
  • Attracts fingerprints and grease easily
  • CPU suffers slightly from throttling
  • Keyboard keys feel very light
  • No higher resolution options
  • Falls short of rotating into tablet mode
  • Dull, low-resolution screen
  • Cheap touch pad