Best Buy offers the 2.4-lb. ASUS Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 1.7GHz 11.6" LED-Backlit Zenbook
in Silver, model no. UX21A-BHI5N67, for $599.99
with free shipping
. That's the second-lowest total price we've seen for a 11.6" ASUS Zenbook. (We saw a similar model for a buck less last fall.) It's also $92 under the lowest total price we could find for a comparable model elsewhere. It measures 0.7" at its widest point and features an Intel Core i5-3317U 1.7GHz dual-core Ivy Bridge processor, 11.6"
1920x1080 LED-backlit widescreen LCD, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, 6-cell battery, webcam, USB 3.0, HDMI, and Windows 8 64-bit.
Note that no optical drive is included.