Lenovo offers the 4.7-lb. Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E431 Intel Ivy Bridge Core i3 2.3GHz 14" Laptop
(pictured), model no. 6277CTO, for $599. Coupon code "PRICEFALL" drops it to $527.12
. With free shipping
, that's $72 off and tied with our August mention as the lowest total price we've seen on a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge with a Core i3 CPU, 4GB RAM, and 500GB hard drive this year. Features include an Intel Core i3-3110M Ivy Bridge 2.4GHz dual-core processor, 14" 1366x768 LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
Also available is the 3.9-lb. Lenovo ThinkPad S431 Intel Ivy Bridge Core i3 1.9GHz 14" Ultrabook, model no. 20AXCTO1WW, for $699 before the above coupon, and $615.12 after. With free shipping, that's tied with our July mention and another price low. Features include an Intel Core i3-3227U Ivy Bridge 1.9GHz dual-core processor, 14" 1366x768 LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive with a 24GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 4-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. (It doesn't have an optical drive.) Both deals expire October 2.