Apple May Release A $799 MacBook Air In Q3

Posted May 7, 2012

Apple Inc. may release a $799 MacBook Air in the third quarter of 2012 according to upstream suppliers in the company’s supply chain to compete against ultrabooks being manufactured by Acer. Intel has been aggressive in the ultrabook market and they have set aside a fund of $300 million for the ultrabooks and $100 million for developing their own app store. Currently Apple sells an 11-inch 64GB MacBook Air for $999, 13-inch 128GB MacBook Air for $1,299, and 256GB for $1,599.