The new Asus X line of notebooks are reasonably thin and light laptops that aren’t technically ultrabooks because they’re a little too thick and they ship with hard drives instead of solid state storage. They’re also cheaper than ultrabooks.
The Asus X301 features a 13.3 inch, 1366 x 768 pixel display, 4GB of RAM, and a 320GB hard drive. It’s available with an Intel Pentium B960 or Intel Core i3-2370m processor.
The laptop features 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, VGA and HDMI output, 1 USB 3.0 port, and 1 USB 2.0 port. It also has an Ethernet jack and SD card slot.
It measures 13″ x 8.9″ x 1.2″ and weighs 4.4 pounds.
Prices in Europe seem to range from €429 to €580 (which is about $540 to $730 US), but the laptop will likely be cheaper if and when it goes on sale in the US.