For a rugged, throw-around portable laptop, the X130e fills a role. Fashion aside, the only real irksome point is the touch pad. If you're a ThinkPad lover, you'll likely enjoy using it.
Typical price: $673.00
As we review laptops throughout 2012, we'll add their battery life stats here. If battery's the most important thing to you, this is the place to look.
It's a great time to buy a budget laptop, especially if you don't want to wait for Windows 8.