Editors Liked

  • Trendy yet rugged aluminum design. Powerful Core i5 processor. Switchable graphics with a midrange Nvidia chip. Inexpensive. Equipped with Intel's Wireless Display and WiMax. Very good battery life
  • Very solid build with flush glass display, Extremely comfortable chiclet keyboard, Five hours of battery life
  • Trendy, rugged aluminum design. Powerful Core i5 processor. Switchable graphics with a midrange Nvidia chip. Inexpensive. Equipped with Intel's WiDi and WiMax. Great battery life
  • Excellent productivity performance; very good 3D throughput, aided by Nvidia Optimus; sleek, modern design; long battery life; attractive price
  • Sleek and durable design, Over 5 hours of battery life, Swift Core i5 CPU and Optimus graphics, Great keyboard, Excellent Wi-Fi range and throughput
  • High-end look and feel; good keyboard; large touch pad; Intel Wireless Display, Nvidia Optimus graphics switching; very affordable for the features

Editors Didn't Like

  • Moody clickpad. Non-removable battery. No Sandy Bridge
  • Lots of preloaded software, Cumbersome port cover, No Bluetooth
  • Moody clickpad. Non-removable battery
  • Battery is not user-replaceable; one-piece touch pad/buttons take getting used to
  • Speakers sound tinny, No Bluetooth, Cumbersome plastic cover for three ports
  • Mediocre battery life; no Bluetooth; entry-level Nvidia GeForce graphics