Editors Liked

  • Slim, sturdy design
  • Powerful mainstream CPU
  • Great sub-$900 13-inch Windows 8 machine
  • Touch screen and Windows 8
  • Large 500GB hard drive with 24GB flash cache
  • Sturdy hinge

Editors Didn't Like

  • Good thing it has a touch screen, because the touch pad is a bit jumpy
  • Performance is slower than that of similar Core i5 laptops
  • VGA output requires adapter dongle
  • No keyboard backlight
  • Flat sound from speakers