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Hi, I'm looking for a thin laptop that I could use for web browsing, homework, and light gaming. I was looking at the Dell XPS 15z, but I was wondering if any of you knew about a cheaper one that could satisfy my needs. Thanks!
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Well the thinnest laptops are probably the Asus Zenbook and Macbook air.

Some others include the HP Folio(jan 20th), Toshiba Portege Z835-P330 and the Acer Aspire S3
    
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post #3 of 12
I prefer Macbook air.
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i prefer macbook air too, i hate waiting for apple updates... dont want to buy now and in 3-4 months have a new one come out frown.gif!! hate the waiting game
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post #5 of 12
Zenbook is cheaper and has more powerful components. i7 vs i5 and has USB 3.0 and believe it or not LIGHTER then the mac book air. both have SSds so speed is not a concern

ASUS would be my first and only choice.
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Cheaper? That's easy, Acer 3830. http://www.amazon.com/Acer-TimelineX-AS3830T-6417-13-3-Inch-Aluminum/dp/B0051OL7H0/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1321759590&sr=8-1

4 pounds, i3, Nvidia 540M, 8 hours battery life. There's also various Asus U30 series laptops (U30, U31, U33, U35, U36) that have discrete graphics, about 1" thick, i3/i5 etc.
 
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post #8 of 12
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The Asus Zenbook does look appealing. Maybe I'll look to buy around Christmas when its cheaper.
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post #9 of 12
i read bad review about the touchpad online about the ZenBook, just waiting personaly to have one in demo before i order mine!
post #10 of 12
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Originally Posted by Somenamehere View Post

Well the thinnest laptops are probably the Asus Zenbook and Macbook air.
Some others include the HP Folio(jan 20th), Toshiba Portege Z835-P330 and the Acer Aspire S3

Where did you get Jan. 20th release date? This article says that it comes out on Dec. 7th.

http://www.engadget.com/2011/11/16/hp-folio-13-ultrabook-official-starts-at-899-with-a-128gb-ssd/
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