Printed from http://www.electronista.com

Suppliers put new MacBook Air in late June, made by Quanta

updated 07:40 am EDT, Tue June 14, 2011

MacBook Air Sandy Bridge narrowed to late June

An industry supplier leak on Tuesday narrowed down the launch of the new MacBook Air to late June. Taiwan's Economic Daily News backed up word of there being 380,000 units shipping in the first wave, 90 percent of which would be made by Quanta. Total production for the month would hit 460,000 units.

About 55 percent of the initial batch would be 11.6-inch systems, with 13.3-inch systems making up the rest.

The new Air is expected to make the leap to low-voltage Core i5 and i7 processors that, combined with Intel's more recent graphics, would lead to a major leap in performance over the Core 2 Duo processors in current systems. Most also anticipate moving to Thunderbolt ports as well as more stock RAM and possibly more storage.



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

IDrive cloud backup and sync service

There are a lot of cloud services out there, and nearly all of them can be used for backing up key files and folders. A few dedicated ...

Asus Chromebook C300

When Chromebooks hit the market back in 2011, consumers didn't know what to do with them. The low-cost laptops, powered by Google's Ch ...

Plantronics BackBeat Pro Bluetooth headphones

Looking for a pair of headphones that can do everything a user requires is a task that can take some study. Trying to decide on in-ear ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News