While the tech world is embroiled in the tablet war, there is a little battle with the bulge happening in the sidelines of the notebook frontier.
Don't get fooled by its diminutive 11.6" size. The AS1830T-68U118 is a powerhouse packed into a tiny frame. Powered by an Intel i7-680UM processor, it comes with 4GB of RAM and a 500 GB harddisk.
The Intel i5-powered Samsung 9 Series can give Apple MacBook Air a scare. It features a similar looking slim profile but comes with more power inside.
Apple is known of its style and it shows in the beautiful MacBook Air. No wonder it has its share of clones. The newer generation of Apple's ultra-portable notebook is in Apple's own words, "inspired by iPad."
MSI X-series slim laptops were dubbed as a poor man's MacBook Air, but MSI has since upped its X-series offerings and the X370 comes with AMD's Fusion processor, 4 GB of RAM and upto 500 GB of storage.
Targeted towards travelling executives Fujitsu LifeBook SH760 weighs only 1.6 kg. It also comes equipped with a DVD drive along with a 500GB harddisk. Available with Intel i5/i7 processors, the SH760 has a 13.3-inch screen and 4 GB of RAM. It also sports USB 3.0 ports.