Editors Liked

  • More powerful than most netbooks; low price for an ultraportable; great business features
  • Sturdy and compact built, Keyboard, Matte screen, Windows 7, Trackpoint
  • Excellent keyboard, matte screen, sturdy build
  • Highresolution display, Large hard drive, Faster than most netbooks
  • Superb build quality, Very good ergonomics
  • Phenomenal keyboard; sturdy build; matte screen
  • Phenomenal keyboard; sturdy build; matte screen
  • Highresolution display, Good performance
  • Faster and better built than the average netbook
  • Great keyboard. Dual pointing devices. Speedy AMD parts. Memory upgradeable to 4GB. Ships with Windows 7 Professional. Big screen and nice resolution
  • ThinkPad looks at Aspire prices. Outstanding keyboard for a machine this small. Red shell option provides 20 percent more bling for the buck
  • Excellent keyboard, Great touchpad trackpoint, Matte screen, Useful proprietary software, Nice, sturdy build quality, It's a Thinkpad!
  • Slim, sturdy design, Fantastic keyboard, Good graphics performance for the price, Loud speakers, Low-light webcam
  • Low price; full-size keyboard; high-resolution 11.6-inch screen; wireless-broadband option; compact, lightweight
  • Excellent Keyboard And Pointing Devices, Integrated Graphics Support HD Video Playback, High Quality Display With Matte Finish

Editors Didn't Like

  • Relatively poor battery life
  • Dismal battery life
  • Expensive, low battery life
  • Short battery life, Slightly heavy, Poor video performance
  • Price-performance ratio is not the best
  • Underpowered for the price; battery life isn't as good as many Netbooks
  • Underpowered for the price; battery life isn't as good as many Netbooks
  • Relatively expensive, Short battery life for a netbook
  • Battery life is acceptable but not stellar, gets warmer than ATOMbased netbooks
  • No HDMI or DisplayPort. Battery life isn't as impressive as Intel-based netbooks
  • Lackluster screen, with washedout colors. Difficult to open (and impossible with one hand). Some troubling bugginess: Machine occasionally wouldn't reboot without removing and replacing the battery. Uninspired performance
  • Average performance
  • Relatively short battery life, Bottom runs hot, Erratic pointing stick
  • Mediocre performance; no onboard optical drive; no ExpressCard slot; below-average battery life
  • Above Average Cost, Below Average Battery Life, Battery Sticks Out From Back