Low-cost processor suitable for basic tasks such as internet, music, movies.
Processor not suitable for multitasking, and computation intensive tasks such as advanced photo and video editing, etc.
Chrome OS provides online versions of docs, simple image processing, games, etc with automatic backups and no risk of virus
Chrome OS has limitations without an internet connection. Not suitable for users who depend on specific softwares such as photoshop, CAD, etc without an online equivalent.
Use with old, non-cloud ready printers requires a Mac or Windows machine to set up
Memory may not be sufficient for simultaneous editing of large number of photos and videos, virtualization software(parallels), engineering and simulation software, etc
Solid state drive provides quick startup, silent operation, faster response compared to conventional harddrive
10 hrs battery life is better than average
Basic GPU allows playing less demanding games (WoW, Sims3, etc) at low detail settings and resolution
GPU is not suitable for demanding games (Assassin's creed, Black Ops 2,) even at lowest settings
13.3" screen suitable for portability; not ideal as desktop replacement or gaming
Built in CD/DVD drive; allows watching movies and software installation from CD/DVD
No integrated webcam; will need separate webcam purchase for video chat (or camera information unavailable)