Amazon offers the 5-lb. Samsung Series 5 Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 2.5GHz 14" LED-Backlit Laptop
, model no. NP500P4C-S02US, for $499.99
with free shipping
. That's the lowest total price we could find for any Samsung Series 5 14" laptop regardless of configuration by $180. (For further comparison, we saw a refurbished Series 5 with a slower processor for $104 less in September.) Features include an Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 14" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, DVD burner, NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M 1GB graphics, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, Gigabit Ethernet, webcam, USB 3.0, card reader, HDMI, 6-cell battery, and Windows 8.
Update: Specs corrected.