PROS: Great Screen resolution; wide-screen is very nice indeed. HDMI port is a nice touch, and the over-6-hour battery life has been tested and confirmed. The keyboard is nearly full-sized and has a nice resistance to the keys, making typing comfortable. The standard Windows 7 home premium is nice compared to the typical Windows 7 Starter version associated with a lot of netbooks on the market. Graphics card was tested with a lot of demanding games such as WoW and held up nicely. Overall, a powerful machine rated for performance comparable to many laptops, but with half the weight and size. CONS: Battery is designed to function as a part of the tabletop support, with nonskid rubber pads on the bottom to keep laptop from shifting. However the battery does not dock securely/easily, which means any attempt to pull the machine closer or otherwise make general movement makes the battery disconnect. Make sure to lock battery in place before use! Multitouch mouse pad is also located a bit to close to the keyboard, making accidental mouse click commands while typing fairly common. Function Key is located completely opposite of the volume controls, which makes it impossible to adjust volume settings with one hand. Also a glossy-black finish means fingerprints are impossible to avoid with normal use (only a cosmetic issue, but still worth noting).
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