BuyDig offers the 2.9-lb. ASUS Zenbook Prime Zenbook Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 1.7GHz 13.3" Ultrabook
, model no. UX31A-R5102F, for $799. Coupon code "DIGEDU100" cuts it to $699
. With free shipping
, that's the lowest total price we could find by $201 and the best we've seen for this system new. (For further comparison, we saw it bundled with the ASUS MeMO Pad 7" Tablet for $51 more last month.) This ultra-slim laptop measures 0.8" thin and features an Intel Core i5-3317U 1.7GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 13.3" 1920x1080 (1080p) IPS LCD, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, webcam, USB 3.0, media card reader, HDMI output, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Note that no optical drive is included.