Editors Liked

  • Smaller And Lighter Than Most Netbooks, Runs Very Cool
  • Looks, Chiclet keyboard, Battery Life
  • Long battery life, excellent performance
  • New design, thinner build, better keyboard
  • Excellent battery life; near the top of Netbook performers in some tests
  • Nine hours' worth of battery life. Reasonably priced
  • Very good battery, Fast HDD, good graphics perfromance
  • Nice looks, Decent feature set, Very good keyboard, touchpad, Extra RAM, Hard drive space, Very good battery life
  • Impressively travelfriendly battery life. Great looks and pleasantly light at 2.6 pounds. Offers all the netbook meat and potatoes: 802.11n, 250GB HDD, and 1 GB of RAM. Managed energy consumption means cool, quiet operation. Decent netbook bang for the bu
  • Striking design; excellent Wi-Fi video playback; includes parental control software; long battery life

Editors Didn't Like

  • Smaller 3cell Battery Limits Running Time, Trackpad Button Bar Is Too Small, Above Average Price For Features
  • Temperamental touchpad
  • Expensive, touch pad is wonky
  • Doesn't have all the bells and whistles of similar netbooks, larger base than quoted, bulky battery addition and bulky screen hinge
  • Too expensive for what you get; wonky touch pad
  • Plain design. Noisy mouse buttons. Battery bulges out from the bottom
  • Ergonomics suffer a bit like cramped keyboard
  • Build quality
  • Large battery and hinge add junk to that trunk. Slooow 3 hour recharge time. Tinny sound makes headphones nearly mandatory. Webcam mic is oddly positioned at the right of the screen. Large trackpad button feels mushy
  • Mediocre performance; tinny speakers; bulky six-cell battery; no 3G option