Editors Liked

  • Stellar productivity speed; slim, light chassis; auto-switching graphics; classic ThinkPad keyboard
  • Super-fast performance, Nvidia Optimus graphics, Can power up to three external monitors simultaneously, Runs cool, Fantastic keyboard
  • A multiple recordbreaker: Top performance and brightest screen among all laptops we’ve seen. Very slim and extremely lightweight. Rocksolid ThinkPad keyboard with wellthoughtout controls. Love the textured touchpad. Sturdy as a granite pillar anchor
  • Very thin & lightweight, Solid body design & durable, Lots of wireless options, Excellent business performance
  • Good design and great build quality, Faster processor selections, Optional switchable graphics and multitouch LCD
  • Lightest in its class. Exquisitely thin. Modular optical drive included. High screen resolution. Tough as nails. Phenomenal typing experience. Endowed with every wireless technology
  • Fast performance, Good keyboard, Accurate touchpad, Sleek design
  • Notably thin and light; very good productivity performance; near-perfect keyboard; modular bay; bright, sharp screen

Editors Didn't Like

  • Short battery life; pricey; weak speakers
  • Short endurance with standard battery, Tall design not ideal for frequent fliers
  • Battery life needs a serious boost. Expensive. No HDMI connector
  • Weak battery life, No FireWire ports
  • Poor screen contrast, Limited battery life
  • FireWire and extra card slot were concessions that had to be made. Larger battery options not available
  • Mediocre endurance, Limited vertical viewing angles, Pricey
  • Staid design; speakers need more oomph; mediocre battery life with standard battery pack