Lenovo U300s has been on sale since September (2011), but we were yet to spot it at a retailer. Newegg is now selling the U300s 108026U model for 1600 dollars. Yes, that is a lot of money, but you get top-of-the-line specs too.
Specs include 13.3 inch screen, Core i7 2677M processor, Intel HD 3000 integrated GPU, 256GB SSD, 4GB RAM, 1.3 mega pixel camera, 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Wireless display technology, 0.6 inch thick chassis and a battery life of 8 hours.
About Core i7 2677m processor – This processor is ULV type and is specially made for thin and light notebooks. It runs at 1.8GHz clock speed and automatically overclocks itself to 2.9GHz under Turbo boost mode. There are two cores that can handle 4 threads. TDP is same as other Core i3 and i5 ULV processors. Its PCmark Vantage benchmark score is 11054.
Go to newegg’s website and grab one for yourself. Its main competitor is Toshiba R631 (notebooksnews.com), which has similar specifications. Asus Zenbook UX21E DH71 retails at 1200 dollars and also has same specs.