The world's most extreme laptops

Some laptops will give you a hernia, while others will fit in a coat pocket. Some cost a day's pay--others, half a year's. Here are the outliers of the notebook world.

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<h2>The Thinnest</h2><br><br><b>Name: </b>[[xref:|Dell Adamo XPS|Meet the Amazingly Thin Dell Adamo Notebook]]<br><br><b>Price:</b> To be announced<br>br><b>Availability:</b> Coming soon<br><br><b>Extreme spec:</b> 0.40-inch thickness<br><br><b>Reasons to love it:</b> As it did with the [[xref:|original Adamo|Dell Adamo]], Dell is keeping information about the new Adamo XPS locked down. All we know is that the machine is thinner than the 0.76-inch MacBook and the 0.65-inch Adamo. The XPS is supposed to have a 13-inch screen just like the original Adamo, and will likely continue the Adamo trend of having an equally ridiculous price tag (the original Adamo will set you back US$1999 to $2699). <br><br>Note, however, that Dell describes the XPS as a concept machine that’s not ready for production. It's hard to know when (or if) the XPS will see the light of day, but my money is on this supermodel-thin beauty becoming available in the next few months. <br><br> How long the new Adamo will remain the thinnest is another question. Notebooks are slimming down faster than a Weight Watchers spokesperson. In 2005, Asus was bragging about its [[xref:|ultrathin 0.9-inch laptop|Asus Claims Thinnest, Lightest 15-Inch Laptop]]--but in a post-[[xref:|MacBook Air|MacBook Air]] world, that's practically obese.

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