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The asus zenbooks have launched and they both look rather impressive with the 13 inch obviously being the winner here. For $1100 you get a 13" 1600x900 screen laptop weighing just 2.87 lbs with an i5 2557m and 4GB of RAM. I personally don't have the cash to grab one but I was wondering if anyone else pulled the trigger since they are already sold out at newegg.
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Not until they can get a 1080P screen at 14". Screen resolution is really important for me.
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Not until they can get a 1080P screen at 14". Screen resolution is really important for me.
They can, the sony z series notebooks have a 1080p resolution on a 13.3" screen, but the price is rather high. Personally I think 1600x900 at 13" gives a very good pixel density. It is a significantly higher pixel density than 1920x1200 on a 28" screen would give you.
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Not until they can get a 1080P screen at 14". Screen resolution is really important for me.
Eh. I have enough problems getting 1080P to work with websites in general.

As for getting one of these "ultra" books; I just can't see why. I mean the battery life doesn't seem to be there; the performance is not worth the price either. If anything they should be repeating Acer's (yes gasp) TimelineX idea of balanced weight, size, battery life, and performance.
     
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I want one very badly. At first I was looking at NCIX but they haven't even gotten a shipment yet. I realized I should have bought from a company in the US. I'm upset now.
     
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I'll get one as soon as a supplier in Australia gets them!
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