Hi guys, So I've been looking for a thin, ~3 lb notebook with a 13 inch screen for use at university. I've narrowed it down to the Sony Vaio Z and the Macbook Air. I'm not going with the 13 inch Pro as it is too heavy at 4.5 lb. Anyway, here are the configurations that I'm currently considering: Sony Vaio - $1499 Canadian (clearance sale) - 3.04 lb, 1 inch thin - 500 gb SATA 7200rpm hard drive - Win7 Professional, including Adobe Bundle (eg: Photo Elements) - Memory: 4 GB (2GB/DDR3/1066MHz/SO-DIMM)x2) - Built in camera - fingerprint sensor - Bluetooth - Wi-Fi : 802.11abgn (Intel/HMC_1x2) - Processor: NVIDIA® / NB9M-GS - Video RAM : 256MB - Speed : 2.53GHz - Technology : C2D/Pe - Type : P8800 - Display: 1600 x 900, 13.1" matte-style, LED - Has an optical drive. Read/write CD and DVD - Battery: 7 hours - Construction: solid, attractive build, chiclet style keyboard, excellent display - noise cancelling headphones included - Ports: Ethernet port, HDMI connection output, express card slot, 3 USB 2.0 ports, DC-IN, VGA Output Option Number 2: Macbook Air after student discount, $1499 (same price) - 3 lb - 120GB 4200-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drive - Snow Leopard operating system - 2GB of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM onboard - Built in camera - 1.86GHz or 2.13GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 6MB on-chip shared L2 cache running 1:1 with processor speed - 1066MHz frontside bus - Built-in AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi wireless networking4 (based on IEEE 802.11n draft specification) - Built in Bluetooth - Display: 13.3", glossy-style, 1280 x 800 - NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor with 256MB - Mini DisplayPort - Battery: 5 hours - Connections: 1 USB, Mini display port, audio out Thanks for your help!