1. ASUS Zenbook UX31
Leading the charge for Intel’s Ultrabook obsession with a super-slim laptop, the UX31 is 9mm at its thickest point and 3mm at its thinnest. Shut the lid and it’s still only 17mm. If the MacBook Air isn’t worried, it should be. Under the slender exterior is an i7 processor with 4GB of RAM and Bang & Olufsen ICEPower speakers will take care audio. If you have boot up times, the UX31 will resume from sleep in just two seconds.
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