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 Smallest</h2><br><br><b>Name:</b> [[xref:|UMID M1|UMID M1]] <br><br><b>Price:</b> $599<br><br><b>Availability:</b> Now, overseas<br><br><b>Extreme spec:</b> 6.1 by 3.7 by 0.6 inches<br><br><b>Reasons to love it:</b> Is this tiny powerhouse hot? No, it's just UMID. (Sorry, I couldn't resist.) This mighty mini has a 4.8-inch single-point touchscreen with 1024 by 600 resolution, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity, a mini-USB port, a nonstandard headphone jack, and a 1.3-megapixel camera. You can order one with a solid-state drive as large as 64GB. With its 1.33GHz Intel Atom processor, the M1 mini-notebook runs Windows XP Home. Unfortunately, the M1 isn't for sale in U.S. stores, but you can pick one up from sites that specialize in imported tech gear, such as <br><br>Check out Senior Writer Darren Gladstone's [[xref:|brief demo of the M1|New Mobile Internet Devices at the Intel Developer Forum]] at the 2009 edition of the Intel Developer's Forum in San Francisco. You'll find the M1 around the 2-minute mark.

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