Editors Liked

  • Aboveaverage CPU performance for the value
  • Discrete GPU (albeit lowend)
  • Good battery life
  • Inexpensive
  • Able to handle heavy stress without throttling
  • First class keyboard

Editors Didn't Like

  • Predominantly plastic construction and cheap feeling materials
  • Plastic lid succumbs to twisting and pressure
  • Shiny bezel scratches easily and retains smudges
  • Low brightness and subpar contrast
  • High gloss finish
  • Inaccurate color reproduction
  • Narrow vertical viewing angles
  • No touch screen