Editors Liked

  • Nimble processor and graphics chip, Long battery life for its class
  • Strong CPU and GPU performance; sleek design; welcome multimedia software suite; excellent Webcam
  • Elegant aluminum design, Comfortable chiclet-style keyboard, Strong graphics performance for the price, Lots of useful utilities
  • Solid, higher-end design in a compact package; Intel Core i5 processor and Nvidia graphics for an affordable price
  • Samsung constructs the Q430 out of solid materials, which minimizes wear and tear

Editors Didn't Like

  • Minimal range of ports and connections, Mediocre display color and contrast
  • Short battery life; mediocre speakers; no dedicated multimedia/volume buttons
  • Relatively short battery life, Speakers aren't very loud
  • Ports are sparse; no Bluetooth
  • The Q430 has an odd omission in the connectivity department: no Bluetooth