Appleinsider’s Neil Hughes reports that Apple will expand its RetinaBook lineup to two models come October, according to KGI Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who’s been on something of a roll with Apple product forecasts lately. Mr Kuo, for example, accurately predicted this week’s new MacBook Pro release, that Apple would temporarily adopt a three-family MacBook strtegy, and the discontinuance of the 17-inch MacBook Pro.
Hughes says that in a note on Thursday Mr. Kuo affirmed his expectation that Apple will be commencing production of a 13-inch version of the Retina display MacBook Pro September in preparation for a product launch in early October, strategic to the holiday shopping season, falling within a traditional calendar slot for Apple notebook upgrades and releases.
Mr. Kuo predicts that a 13-inch Retina display MacBook Pro will boast a panel resolution of 2,560 by 1,600 pixels, a slightly thinner section than the 15-inch model at 18 millimeters, all flash/SSD storage, hard-soldered RAM, Thunderbolt and USB 3 I/O, reliance on Intel’s HD 4000 integrated graphics with no discrete graphics support, and Intel Ivy Bridge Core i5 and i7 processors with a clock speeds greater than 2 GHz.
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