Microsoft Store offers the 3.1-lb. Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon Intel Haswell Core i5 1.9GHz 14" LED-Backlit Touchscreen Ultrabook for $1,099 with free shipping. (Select "PC only".) That's tied with last week's mention and the lowest total price we could find by $631. Features include an Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz Haswell dual-core processor, 14" 2560x1440 IPS touchscreen LCD, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth, webcam, 8-cell battery, and Windows 8.1 Pro. (No optical drive is included.)
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