3 SAMSUNG SERIES 9 NOTEBOOK
Samsung, $2499 samsung.com/au
★★★★ Samsung’s new supermodel is 1g lighter and 1mm thinner than its rival 13-inch MacBook Air and claims honours in the power stakes, too. The Windows 7 laptop is powered by an Intel Core i5 processor and 4GB RAM, helping it boot in 22 seconds and wake up in four. It comes with solid-state storage in 128GB or 256GB capacities and is the first laptop made from duralumin — a metal commonly used in aircraft.