Can an ultrabook offer your small- to medium-size business more than a MacBook Air or a tablet can? Take a look at the slim new laptops coming from Lenovo, Sony, Asus, and others.
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Just as Lenovo's ThinkPad line has added an ultrabook, so too has Lenovo's IdeaPad line of portables. The just-released U310 and U410, like many of the new entrants in the ultrabook field, tout Intel third-generation processors and put an emphasis on style. The concern with appearance has quickly become standard for the ultrabook segment; it also reflects IdeaPad's consumer orientation. Companies that fall into the "S" in SMB, though, could be drawn in by the pricing, which starts at $749 for the 13-inch U310 and $799 for the 14-inch U410.
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