Walmart offers the 5.3-lb. Sony VAIO E Series Intel Core i5 Dual Core 2.5GHz 14" LED-Backlit Widescreen Notebook
in White, model no. SVE14118FXW, for $578
with free shipping
. That's $152 under our July mention and the lowest total price we could find. Sales tax is added where applicable. It features an Intel Core i5-2450M 2.5GHz dual-core Sandy Bridge processor, 14" 1366x768 LED-backlit widescreen LCD, 8GB RAM, 750GB hard drive, DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Gigabit Ethernet, webcam, media card reader, USB 3.0 port, 6-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit.
It won't arrive in time for Christmas.