Editors Liked

  • Sturdy
  • Good ­specifications
  • Good video and sound quality
  • Rapid battery ­charging
  • Beautiful design
  • Excellent keyboard and amazing audio
  • Very solid construction
  • Thin and relatively light
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Low-light webcam
  • Good speakers
  • Gorilla glass is scratch-proof
  • Great typing experience
  • HDMI and DisplayPort
  • Fast 2,5-inch HDD
  • Standard Voltage processors only
  • Excellent mix of wireless technologies
  • Thinnest ThinkPad ever

Editors Didn't Like

  • Glossy screen
  • Less than stellar battery life
  • Slightly noisy fan
  • Relatively heavy for a thin laptop
  • Gorilla Glass covered screen produces a lot of glare
  • Limited CPU selection
  • Island-style keyboard looks cool (and variable brightness backlighting is nifty) but touch typing isn’t up to ThinkPad standards
  • Gets hot when doing intensive tasks like 3D gaming
  • Fan isn't loud but is nearly always on
  • Expensive