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1Seven MacBook Air Alternatives

Dell XPS 15z Intel Core i5 or i7 processors Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium Up to 750GB of hard disk storage Nvidia GraphicsDisplay: 15.6-inch HD display Battery life: Dell reports 8 hoursWeight: a hefty 5.54 poundsPrice: Starts at $999

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Toshiba Portege R835-P56x Intel Core i5 Processor 2.3 GHz Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 640GB Serial ATA hard disk drive with TOSHIBA Hard Drive Impact Sensor (3D sensor)Display: 13.3-inch diagonal LED widescreen Battery life: 6 cell/48Wh Lithium Ion battery pack reported to last 8 hoursWeight: 3.2 poundsPrice: Between $800 and $900

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1Intel Core i3, i5 and i7 processorsWindows 7 Professional 64 bitHardened case passes eight military specificationsRapidCharge fast charging battery technologyDisplay: 13.3-inch with Corning Gorilla GlassBattery life: about 5 hoursWeight: 3.7 poundsPrice: Starts at $1,199

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HP ProBook 5330mIntel Core i5Windows 7 Professional 64-bit500 GB SATA HDDisplay: 13.3-inch HD LED displayBattery life: up to 5 hours and 30 minutesWeight: starting at 3.99 pounds.Price: Starting at around $800

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Asus U36JC NotebookIntel Core i5Windows 7 Professional 64 bit500GB hard driveNvidia graphicsDisplay: 13.3-inch HD LED displayWeight: 3.74 lbs with 8 cell battery. Battery life: 10 Price: Just under $1,000

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Acer Aspire TimelineX AS1830T-68U118Intel Core i7Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 500GB hard drive Display: 11.6-inch display with Intel HD Graphics Battery Life: 6 Cell battery, 8 hour battery lifeWeight: 3.09 poundsPrice: $800 to $900

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Samsung Series 9Intel Core i5 Windows 7 Professional 64-bit or Windows 7 Home Premium 128 GB solid state driveIntel Graphics HD 3000Display: 13.3-inch active matrix TFT color LCD, LED backlit Battery life: 6-cell lithium-ion battery with up up to 7 hours on a chargeWeight: 2.88 poundsPrice: around $1,600