Say what you will about Apple's policies and prices, but the Cupertino-based system builder is currently unmatched in the ultraportable segment. Its Pricing is unknown but ThinkPads.com speculates that the U260 will hover around the $1,000+ range, given the magnesium-aluminum alloy chassis and the Intel Core ix processor. By comparison, the 13.3-inch MacBook Air starts at $1,299 with a 1.86GHz Core 2 Duo, 2GB of RAM, a GeForce 320M, and 128GB of flash storage. It's also rated for five hours of battery life and has an SD card slot.