Strong multimedia performance
Attractive design, Comfortable keyboard and touchpad
Thunderbolt port, Comfortable keyboard
Superb battery life, Fast overall performance
Large multi-touch trackpad, and edge-to-edge glass-fronted display
Better integrated graphics, Unibody build
Powerful updates to the CPU and GPU
Powerful AMD GPU with more dedicated memory
Quality of the case, High-quality display
Trackpad and gesture controls are still the best of any current laptop
'sleek colorful notebook'
'Build quality is relatively solid, if a little plasticky overall, and not helped in our experience by the unusual Scrabble-piece keyboard style - now copied by Apple - with its large spaces between keys.'
'most powerful laptop computers'
'less favorable than the average notebook on the market today.'
'In our MobileMark 2005 DVD run down test, it lasted just 121 minutes, which is barely enough for a short feature film (assuming you start at full power).'
'The N100 scored a lowly 1,332 on our 3DMark03 test.'