Editors Liked

  • Solid fit and finish
  • Onboard optical drive
  • Good performance
  • Excellent Sony software bundle
  • Attractive price
  • Nice styling
  • Comes with multimedia creation software like ArtRage, ACID, and Sound Forge
  • Sharp 1,600 x 900 resolution screen

Editors Didn't Like

  • Narrow screen viewing angle
  • So-so speakers
  • Sealed-in battery with mediocre life
  • Uncomfortable keyboard