You could pick Asus laptops as well, they perform nicely and also nice design too..
Or you could pick Acer Asipire TimelineX series (I picked 3820TG, awesome notebook)
If you want to check out a detailed notebook review site, go to www.notebookcheck.com
Acer Aspire TimelineX 3820TG Spec:
Screen size: 13,3"
CPU: Intel i5 430M 2,22Ghz (with HT)
RAM: 4GB DDR3 1066Mhz
HDD: 640GB SATA
Graphics: ATI Mobility Radeon HD5650 1GB GDDR3
Switchable Graphics: Yes
Battery 6 Cell / 9 Cell: 8hr / 12hr
Weight: 6 Cell / 9 Cell: 1,8kg / 1,97kg
Price: 8990 SEK (9 Cell price)