Apple to release cheaper MacBook?
After launching the New iPad in March, Apple is reportedly planning to launch a cheaper MacBook Air by the end of 2012 to compete with the new ultrabook trend. The laptop will be priced at...gadgets Updated: May 08, 2012 16:25 IST
US-based tech giant Apple is reportedly planning to launch a 799-dollar MacBook Air by the end of 2012.
According to a DigiTimes report, sources have revealed that Apple would release a cheaper MacBook Air to compete with the new ultrabook trend that gained momentum during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Apple currently offers an 11-inch MacBook for 999 dollars, and a 13-inch model for 1,299 dollars.
According to CBS News, reports of iPad minis and iPhone nanos have been making rounds.
Rumors of a cheaper, iPad mini with 7.85-inch display have been circulating for some time.
DigiTimes had reported that ‘makers’ in Apple''s supply chain has started ‘delivering samples of a 7.85-inch iPads for verification.’
Also, a recent report by the China Times claimed that Apple is planning to release low-cost iPhone nano this year.
According to the report, the move aims to make gains on the low-end smartphone market.