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The thickest part of this new laptop is 17mm, its entire body is built from an aluminum alloy (weighs 1.1kg / 2.4lb), and the CPUs can be specced as high as Core i7
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I wonder how they plan on keeping that i7 cool...
Any idea how much will this cost?
=0 I want!
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I hope there is an AMD counterpart. This with a Llano APU would be amazing.
    
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I hate the idea of super thin laptops. Something about them creep me out.

If you want something portable, get a tablet, it you want something serious get a laptop.

Don't try to compromise. But thats just me.
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I have been wanting laptops like this to come to the market forever! Lets just check out the price now...

If I were to get it configured in any way, it would be with a 64GB SSD, and a Core-i5. Talk about a beast of 17mm and complete aluminum!
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Holy smokes... an i7 in that tiny thing? Looks like a ~12 inch screen right next to that Macbook Air.
 
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what kind of ssd does it use? man that's smaller than conventional ultra thins...
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Originally Posted by Slinkman View Post
I hate the idea of super thin laptops. Something about them creep me out.

If you want something portable, get a tablet, it you want something serious get a laptop.

Don't try to compromise. But thats just me.
Really?? I guess I just disagree with this statement all around. Personally, I go with "if you want something portable, get a laptop," and then ignore the fact that tablets even exist. If you want something portable and capable of actually being functional for anything work related, some tablet with no keyboard seems kinda useless. I don't see how they in any way come out on top in terms of portability. I guess I just don't get the tablet fad
    
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Is it cooled by sucking air through the ports on the left and blowing it own on the right?
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The brushed aluminum finish looks nicer than the MBA.
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Ooooooo! This is a counter to the MB air and the Lenovo X1. It looks nice though. I hope it doesn't have the current price tag of the X1 or MB air. Win!
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