Editors Liked

  • Good system performance, very good display calibration out of the box, large keys and large ClickPad, easy to select performance profiles
  • Lightweight and sturdy, Bold color makes a statement, Good keyboard and touchpad
  • Included USB Type-C docking station and faux leather sleeve, excellent 4K UHD matte display; deltaE, Easy serviceability; 2x M.2 2280 + 2x SODIMM, relatively quiet under low-medium loads, universal USB Type-C charger, lightweight and sleek design, great

Editors Didn't Like

  • Low variety of ports, high temperatures under load, few maintenance options, strong drop in CPU performance under prolonged load
  • Dim display for creative work, Gets hot very quickly, Can't finish a workday on battery
  • Slow black-white response times; noticeable ghosting, no Kensington Lock or integrated full-size SD reader, high CPU and GPU temperatures when under load, CPU throttling when under 100 percent utilization, servicing requires tearing a factory seal sticke