Apple is planning to unveil a 15-inch MacBook Air towards the beginning of 2012

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MacBook-Air-2011Apple is planning to unveil a 15-inch MacBook Air towards the beginning of 2012, a new report claims.

According to Digitimes, which claims to have sources with knowledge of Apple's plans, the company has already engaged manufacturing partners to start producing a 15-inch MacBook Air for a first-quarter 2012 launch.

Digitimes' sources say that the bigger Air will complement the current 11.6- and 13.3-inch models already on store shelves.

Apple's ultra slim and lightweight MacBook Air has quickly become a key component in the company's product mix. Earlier this month, research from NPD and Morgan Stanley found that the computer accounted for 28 percent of all Apple notebook sales in October, up from an 8 percent contribution in May and June.

According to those sources, Apple will cut the price of its existing MacBook Airs at some point in the next few months to prepare for the launch of its new line.

CNET News reports that the new prices, as well as pricing on the 15-inch model, are unknown at this point.

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  • wish it cud be cheaper over here in india....other than iPods all other apple products sell at a very very hefty premium over here...... (like apple iPhone 4S sells for about 1100$ with contract !!!)

  • same is true for other parts of asia. the Apple products are sold at the higher prices. but people do buy them all the time. :)
    i think price is not the matter of concern for app lover. i still wish to buy iPhone 4s and it starts at ~$199.00 only in new york, united states.

  • same is true for other parts of asia. the Apple products are sold at the higher prices. but people do buy them all the time. :)
    i think price is not the matter of concern for app lover. i still wish to buy iPhone 4s and it starts at ~$199.00 only in new york, united states.

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