Editors Liked

  • Quick boot time
  • Faster processor, more RAM than previous model make for better performance
  • Improved Chrome OS interface with desktop and file manager
  • Attractive design
  • Comfortable keyboard
  • Relatively bright matte display
  • Updated design with a complete (and much needed) redo on the trackpad
  • Excellent video performance
  • Smooth scrolling and snappy input
  • Six hours of battery
  • Login screen great for multi-user environments
  • All your bookmarks and history can be synced
  • Solid, portable hardware
  • Multiband 3G radio
  • Boots quickly, resumes instantly
  • Applications automatically updated
  • Easy to import settings from web-based programs
  • Cloud storage makes it effortless to replace a laptop

Editors Didn't Like

  • Limited storage
  • Offline abilities
  • Considering limits of OS and hardware
  • Expensive
  • Offline document editing not yet available
  • Doesn't support 4G
  • No keyboard backlight
  • No DVD drive
  • No Bluetooth
  • Speakers stink
  • Screen is dim and lacks sharpness
  • Does not run standard Windows applications
  • Essentially a paperweight if you lose WiFi or 3G access
  • VGA requires a dongle attachment
  • No Java support