The smaller, 11.6-inch version of Samsung's excellent Series 9 laptop is thin and light, and has a few features the MacBook Air lacks, but it's more expensive and doesn't trump the competition where it counts.
You can dive into the various subcategories here for detailed suggestions for every need and budget, but on this page, we present the current laptops that are our personal favorites, because of style, power, value, or just because we like them.
It's an older model, but still chock full of Air-y goodness. Plus: Three bonus deals!
Is it possible to be a cheapskate and still buy a MacBook? This model makes a compelling argument.
The ultraportable 11-inch PC screen is suddenly hot again, from high-end Sony and Apple laptops to budget tablets and hybrids.
Weighing in at just over two pounds, the new X11 notebook from Gigabyte reportedly takes the title as the world's lightest 11.6 incher.
Sony will offer a Vaio Y series model in Japan that uses a powerful Intel processor. Here's how its specs compare to those of Apple's latest offering.
By doing more to differentiate, and dropping the entry price, the new MacBook Air succeeds in carving out more than an enthusiast niche for itself.
Our first hands-on impressions of the new 11.6-inch MacBook Air.
Frequent rumor source DigiTimes is reporting that Apple plans to release a new MacBook Air later in 2010.
Samsung keeps the nice-looking design of its previous 11.6-inch Chromebook 2 while making it a little more durable and puts live support help just a click away, making it a noteworthy update to the company's Chrome-computing lineup.