Editors Liked

  • Sturdy build
  • Decent battery life
  • Smooth gaming performance
  • Great hardware design
  • High-quality cameras
  • Windows RT 8.1 is easier to use than before
  • Built-in photo-editing tools
  • Xbox Music
  • Office 2013 is included for free

Editors Didn't Like

  • App support still lags behind competitors
  • Windows RT is still incompatible with legacy programs
  • Weak, frustrating app ecosystem
  • Touch pad on the Type Cover 2 isn't as comfortable as it was on the previous version