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Photos: IDF's super-slim laptops

You can't buy these models yet, but Intel wants to get people excited about a collection of sleek laptops at the Intel Developer Forum.

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IDF's svelte laptops

Remember the MacBook Air? At this week's Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, the chipmaker showed off a number of svelte laptops.

Laptops account for an ever-larger fraction of personal computer sales, and computer makers are trying to offer a wider variety of options for buyers. While inexpensive Netbooks are all the rage, thin and light laptops with flashy designs command a price premium.

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IDF's svelte laptops

This laptop squeezes in a DVD drive. Most of the laptops at the IDF display are unbranded.
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IDF's svelte laptops

This model sports a curved back hinge area.
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IDF's svelte laptops

Tapered edges are all the rage.
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IDF's svelte laptops

Windows 7 is the operating system of choice for new laptop demos at IDF.
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Lengda laptops

This model sports a floral print--and one of the only brand names, Lengda.
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IDF's svelte laptops

The Lengda laptop in the foreground with another taper-front model behind.

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