Apple Macbook Air targets Ultrabooks in 2012

GMA News *Original Link

Apple may be pitting its MacBook Air abbreviate laptop alternation adjoin the Ultrabooks from PC vendors in 2012, a Taiwan-based tech armpit reported.

DigiTimes cited sources from the upstream accumulation alternation who said the MacBook Air notebooks will accept console sizes of 11.6, 13.3, and 15 inches, and will be accessible aboriginal division of 2012.

It additionally quoted its sources as adage upstream players accept already started pilot assembly of the MacBook Air models and will add a 15-inch archetypal in the ultra-thin anthology market.

However, it said ultrabooks with Microsoft’s Windows and certificate processing software will still acceptable be added adorable for the action market.

On the added hand, DigiTimes said its sources from retail channels adumbrated Apple may alpha bottomward the amount of its absolute MacBook Airs afore ablution its series.

Such a advance may added addition Apple’s allotment in the all-around anthology market, it added.

DigiTimes acclaimed several retailers in the US and Europe accept alone their MacBook Air prices to allure consumers for the holidays.

It cited online arcade armpit MacMall, area an 11.6-inch 64-GB MacBook Air’s amount alone from $999 to $939.94, while Best Buy is alms the aforementioned archetypal at an alike lower amount of $849.99.

Other models such as the 128-GB adaptation 11.6-inch MacBook Air and 128-GB/256-GB 13.3-inch models are actuality offered with a abatement of $79 to 101, it added. — TJD, GMA News

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