Dell's super model thin Adamo XPS has gone on pre-order in the States, with a super slim chance of delivery in time for Christmas.

Santa might struggle to get the machines distributed on time with the "preliminary" ship date of 23 December sounding like it's only one for under the tree if you're the type that likes to fly by the seat of your pants.

The $1799 price tag converts directly to around a grand, and for that you'll get 1.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo ULV processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD and Windows 7 Home Premium.

The Adamo XPS boasts a 13.4-inch HD display, 2MP webcam, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, weighs in at 1.44kg and measures just 9.99mm at its skinniest point.