Editors Liked

  • Nice keyboard for a netbook, Goodlooking chassis and screen
  • New aluminum design. Small and compact. Dual-core Atom CPU. One of the best keyboards in the netbook category. Roomy touchpad and big mouse buttons. Affordable
  • This netbook features a fast processor, lengthy battery life and a fullsized keyboard
  • Incremental improvements to solid platform; great battery life; sleepandcharge USB port
  • Nice big touchpad with two distinct buttons, Great keyboard with big letter keys
  • Screen is bright and clear with great colors, Nice use of texturing
  • Great battery life; large touch pad; improved speakers, bulge-free battery; sleep-and-charge USB port
  • Well designed. Full size keyboard. Laptop-like touchpad and mouse buttons. 3G option available with Best Buy. One of the USB ports can charge peripherals while the system is turned off. Excellent battery life. Keeps the price where it is. Greentech Approv
  • Sleeker design than predecessor, Comfortable keyboard, Best-in-class touchpad and buttons, Improved speakers, USB Sleep-and-Charge port
  • Excellent Keyboard and TrackPad, Exceptional Build Quality, Sleeker, More Compact Design

Editors Didn't Like

  • Full of preloaded junkware, Dismal performance; don't expect good multitasking
  • Yearning for a higher resolution. Battery life not as impressive as its predecessor
  • Bluetooth capabilities, PC express slot and smartcard reader slot are not available on this computing device
  • Win 7 Starter; no Bluetooth; wonky keyboard (especially space bar); expensive
  • A little on the heavy side, Certain keys (Fn keys, Tab key) are kind of small
  • Keys are small and weirdly shaped, No Bluetooth
  • The keyboard, while wide, has awkwardly sized keys for touch-typing; some Netbooks offer HD displays for the same price
  • Needs a higher screen resolution
  • Sluggish boot time, Shorter battery life than previous model
  • Above Average Price Tag, Battery Life While Good Less Than Previous Model, Display Bezel Still Too Large