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Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13

Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13
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Acer Aspire M5-481PT-6488

Acer Aspire M5-481PT-6488
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Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display

Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display
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Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, Summer 2012)

Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, Summer 2012)
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Price $2,140 at 1 store $998 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.4 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 29 reviews 3.0 stars out of 8 reviews 3.5 stars out of 48 reviews 3.5 stars out of 20 reviews
Release date October 02, 2012 September 26, 2012 June 11, 2012 June 11, 2012
The Bottom Line The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 is a convertible touch-screen laptop/tablet that most importantly doesn't compromise the traditional laptop experience. Considering the total package of features and price, the Acer Aspire M5 feels like a safe bet if you want an all-encompassing Windows 8 laptop with touch that won't cost a fortune. The newly redesigned MacBook Pro with Retina Display combines an amazing screen with just enough of the MacBook Air design to feel like a new animal, and to take its place as the best of the current MacBook breed. This year's MacBook Air opts for gradual improvements rather than anything revolutionary, but lowered prices continue to make it the go-to mainstream recommendation for any MacBook owner-to-be.

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Product Description - 13.3 in - 3rd Gen Core i5 - Microsoft Windows 8
Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 13 i5-3317U - 8 GB RAM - 128 GB SSD
Acer Aspire - 14 in - 3rd Gen Core i5 3317UB - Microsoft Windows 8 - 6 GB RAM - 500 GB
Apple MacBook Pro MacBook Pro with Retina Display - 15.6 in - 3rd Gen Core i7 - 8 GB RAM - 256 GB
- Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion SSD
Apple MacBook Air MacBook Air (13 in, Summer 2012) - 13.3 in - 3rd Gen Core i5 - Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion - 4 GB RAM - 128 GB
Flash storage SSD
Packaged Quantity 1
Info unavailable 1
1
Software Included Intel AppUp Center
Lenovo Cloud Storage by SugarSync
Ebay
CyberLink Youcam
Skype
Amazon Kindle
Lenovo OneKey Recovery
Nitro Pro (90-days trial)
Rara Streaming
Birzzle
Lenovo Motion Control
Lenovo Transition
McAfee Internet Security Suite (30 days trial)
EverNote
Lenovo Support
AccuWeather
Lenovo Companion
Lenovo Energy Management
Absolute Reminder
Info unavailable Apple iCal
Apple QuickTime
Apple iTunes
Apple Spotlight
Drivers & Utilities
Apple Address Book
Apple Safari
Apple Mac App Store
Apple Launchpad
Apple Mission Control
Apple FaceTime
Apple iLife
Apple Time Machine
Apple Quick Look
Photo Booth
Apple Mac OS X Mail
Apple Versions
Apple AirDrop
Apple Auto Save
Apple Resume
Apple iCal
Apple QuickTime
Apple iTunes
Apple Spotlight
Drivers & Utilities
Apple Address Book
Apple iLife '11
Apple Safari
Apple Mac App Store
Apple Launchpad
Apple Mission Control
Apple FaceTime
Apple Time Machine
Apple Quick Look
Photo Booth
Apple Mac OS X Mail
Apple Versions
Apple AirDrop
Apple Auto Save
Apple Resume
Battery 4-cell - up to 8 hour(s)
Info unavailable up to 7 hour(s)
up to 7 hour(s)
System Type Ultrabook
Info unavailable Notebook
Notebook
Display 13.3 in
LED backlight Yes VibrantView 1600 x 900 / HD+
14 in
15.6 in
LED backlight 2880 x 1800
13.3 in
LED backlight 1440 x 900 / WXGA+
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000
Info unavailable NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M / Intel HD Graphics 4000 - 1 GB GDDR5 SDRAM
Intel HD Graphics 4000
Operating System Microsoft Windows 8
Microsoft Windows 8
Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion
Storage 128 GB SSD
500 GB
256 GB
SSD
128 GB
Flash storage SSD
Dimensions (WxDxH) 17 mm
13.1 in x 8.9 in
13.39 in x 9.65 in x 0.81 in
14.1 in x 9.7 in x 0.7 in
12.8 in x 8.94 in x 0.68 in
Weight 3.4 lbs
4.63 lbs
4.46 lbs
2.96 lbs
Networking 802.11n None
Bluetooth 4.0
Info unavailable 802.11n None
Bluetooth 4.0
802.11n None
Bluetooth 4.0
Optical Drive None
Info unavailable None
None
Processor Intel 3rd Gen Core i5
3 i5-3317U / 1.7 GHz ( 2.6 GHz ) / 3 MB Cache
Intel 3rd Gen Core i5 3317UB
Intel 3rd Gen Core i7 2.3 GHz
3 ( 3.4 GHz ) / 6 MB Cache
Intel 3rd Gen Core i5 1.8 GHz
( 2.8 GHz ) / 3 MB Cache
Memory 8 GB DDR3L SDRAM
6 GB
8 GB
DDR3L SDRAM
4 GB
DDR3L SDRAM
Mechanical Design 360 degree flip design
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
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