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.

Dell XPS 13

The Dell XPS 13 ultrabook sports a bright edge-to-edge Gorilla Glass screen, a backlit keyboard and a beautiful aluminum exterior. Despite skimping on ports -- No Ethernet, HDMI, VGA or memory card slots -- Dell's foray into ultrabooks is a solid contender.

• 13.3-inch display

• Intel Core i5-2467M processor

• 4GB of RAM

• 128GB SSD Drive

• 6 hours of battery life

• Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)

• 0.7 inches thick

• 3 lbs.

• $999

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