Apple MacBook Air set to get an injection of Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt in June or July

Apple set to refresh MacBook Air line, Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt ready to go.

@anthony256
Published Wed, May 18 2011 10:20 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:31 PM CST
Apple is set to inject their ultra-thin MacBook Air range with some Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt goodness come this June/July. The refreshed models will bring the Air range in line with the Sandy Bridge-refreshed MacBook Pro and iMac range that have just recently been updated. DigiTimes is citing industry sources saying that the supply chain makers for the new models remain the same.

Apple MacBook Air set to get an injection of Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt in June or July | TweakTown.com


Quanta Computer doing assembly work, Catcher Technology supplying casings and Simplo Technology and Dynapack supplying the batteries. The refresh should cause quite the stir as it'll give Apple the much needed speed boost in their ultra-thin notebook line at the same time as winking toward competitors like Dell and Samsung who are tripping over themselves trying to compete.
NEWS SOURCE:digitimes.com

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