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MacBook Air Revision Coming In 2013 Has Ultrabook Vendors Worried

Digitimes’ Aaron Lee and Joseph Tsai report that Apple has issued requests for quotations (RFQ) to Taiwan-based OEMs for revision of several of its notebook models including the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air series for June 2013, causing concern among Ultrabook vendors who fear that Apple is likely to reduce the prices for its existing MacBook Air stock before launching the new models which could diminish demand for Ultrabooks. to supply chain sources.

The scuttlebutt is that the MacBook Air for 2013 will feature a new processor platform, presumably Intel’s next “Haswell” family of Core i CPUs with enhanced thermal and power consumption efficiency and faster integrated graphics, but no major form factor changes.

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