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Old 01-24-2012, 12:00 AM
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Default Dell Admits That Slim Is In

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.engadget.com/2012/01/10/dells-xps-13-ultrabook-announced/' target='_blank'>http://www.engadget.com/2012/01/10/...book-announced/</a><br /><br /></div><p><em>"The company just announced the XPS 13, which weighs in at a shade less than three pounds (2.99, to be exact) and has a wedge profile that tapers from .71 inches to .24 (18 to 6mm). With a starting price of $1,000, it sports an aluminum lid and carbon fiber chassis -- a material we wish more Ultrabook makers would incorporate. Though it has a 13-inch screen, it's the kind of panel with bezels so narrow that Dell was able to build a chassis small enough for a 12-inch system."</em></p><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/lpt/auto/1327353824.usr20447.jpg" style="border: 1px solid #d2d2bb;" /></p><p>It is hard to believe that the start of the ultra thin laptop rage started way back in 2008.&nbsp; While there certainly excessively thin laptops before the Macbook Air, the Air caught the attention of the consumer market in droves.&nbsp; It is four, yes, four years later, and Dell has put forward their latest competitor.&nbsp; If you are into thin, but not an Apple fan, Engadget's quick overview may give you the information you need.&nbsp; While I personally like the idea of laptops light enough that I can carry, I await the day that they carry more graphics punch.&nbsp; What about you?</p>
 
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