Editors Liked

  • Durable case, hard drive protected from shock, portable
  • Matte screen, easy to grip design, solid build
  • Solid build, easy-grip lid; matte screen
  • Scratch-proof. Rugged-like features. Inexpensive. Good battery life
  • Sturdier than the average netbook, Keyboard is pleasant to type on

Editors Didn't Like

  • Slower performance than most laptops
  • Expensive, mediocre battery life
  • Expensive despite basic feature set; mediocre battery life
  • Small hard drive. Not very attractive looking. Small touchpad and mouse buttons
  • Costs $30 more than its nonruggedized sibling, A bit flimsy for a supposedly rugged system