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77
Engadget
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
77

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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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

The Spectre looks the part of a premium Ultrabook, but its average performance and stiff touchpad don't justify the high price.

Pros
  • Striking glass-and-metal designVibrant 1600 x 900 displayStellar audio qualityTwo-year warrantyGenerous software package
Cons
  • Stiff clickpadExpensive compared to similarly performing Ultrabooks
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Scores

Engadget

77
 

User Reviews

80
danlemire
While I am just now beginning to log some time on this machine, it's a very...read more
90
Tethys
This is an amazing machine that put a bit more attention into design than the...read more
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80
Average Critic Score

Durability

80
 

Speed and features

80
 

Display

96
 

Battery life

84
 

Portability (size / weight)

76
 

Design and form factor

96
 

How It Stacks Up

84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

73
 

User

78
 
81

Engadget

81
 

Critic

78
 

User

90
 
89

Engadget

89
 

Critic

86
 

User

80
 
84

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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How It Stacks Up

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Critic

73
 

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78
 
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Engadget

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78
 

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90
 
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Engadget

89
 

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86
 

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80
 
84

Engadget

Not yet scored
 

Critic

88
 

User

93
 
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