Acer is expected to announce its MacBook Air alternative Ultrabook laptop--the $900 Aspire S3-951--Tuesday.
This tablet stands out in a crowded field, thanks to its innovative slide-out keyboard.
Intel's Thunderbolt high-speed interconnect technology is currently only available on Apple products.
Acer, Asus, Lenovo, and Toshiba reportedly plan initial shipments of 50,000 units or less, fearful that Apple's MacBook Air will be hard to dethrone in the ultraportable laptop category.
It appears Asus will hit the consumer sweet spot of a price under $1000 for an Ultrabook, at least on some models.
The Blade gaming laptop by Razer weight less than 7 pounds, is less than 1-inch thick, and has the latest Intel processor and an LCD multitouch trackpad.
Walmart.com is selling the 16GB Asus Eee Pad Transformer for only $349.