In Pictures: Ultrabooks - the newest, thinnest, lightest laptops

Ultrabooks, a term coined by Intel, gave name to the increasingly thin, light, fast and (relatively) cheap Windows laptops popping up over the last year in reaction to the Apple MacBook Air and the iPad-led tablet craze.

HP Folio 13

At 3.3 pounds, the sturdy HP Folio 13 is a tad heavy for an ultrabook. But the tradeoff is that the bulk gives you more ports (USB 3.0 ports, HDMI, Ethernet, memory card slot) than most ultrabooks and also killer battery life -- nine hours, according to HP. The brush metal lid and soft finish on bottom is elegant and easy on the eyes.

• 13.3-inch display

• Intel Core i5-2467M processor

• 4GB of RAM

• 128GB SSD Drive

• Up to 9 hours of battery life

• Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)

• 0.7 inches thick

• 3.3 lbs.

• $899

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