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79
Engadget
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
79

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

You'll be hard-pressed to find a machine this inexpensive with such robust graphics performance.

Pros
  • Excellent graphics performanceRelatively thin and light, given the optical driveNarrow bezelsReasonable price
Cons
  • Battery life could be longerSo-so build quality
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Scores

Engadget

79
 

User Reviews

70
JimmiFriborg
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
80
davissblaine
Acer crams great specs into a low priced, thin 'ultrabook'. That's really all...read more
80
techferret
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
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73
Average Critic Score

Design and form factor

65
 

Speed and features

73
 

Noise

80
 

Portability (size / weight)

73
 

Expandability

80
 

Display

76
 

Durability

70
 

Battery life

77
 

How It Stacks Up

84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

73
 

User

78
 
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81
 

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78
 

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90
 
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Engadget

89
 

Critic

86
 

User

80
 
84

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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93
 
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