Is There an 11.6-inch MacBook on the Horizon?

Apple's ultra portable 13-inch MacBook Air may soon be a thing of the past if the latest rumors are to be believed. Several retailers are showing that MacBook Airs are in short supply or sold out and given that these shortages are happening in October – a month known for Mac and MacBook refreshes – it's sparked rumors that Apple is preparing to launch a new version of the super-skinny laptop.

Leading the gossip are reports of a 11.6-inch display to replace the 13-inch screen the current model sports. CultofMac says that the new model will be a unibody affair, will be powered by an Intel Core i-series ultra-low voltage processor, and could weigh as little as 2.7 pounds.

The price of a current MacBook Air ranges from $1499 for the 1.86GHz version and $1799 for the 2.13GHz model. No word on what we can expect when it comes to the price of an 11.6-inch model.

Source: CultofMac, Engadget

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  • Strider-Hiryu_79
    Quote:
    The price of a current MacBook Air ranges from $1499 for the 1.86GHz version and $1799 for the 2.13GHz model. No word on what we can expect when it comes to the price of an 11.6-inch model.


    And yet they will both struggle to play....yep you guessed it. The orange box as demonstrated previously by Tom's.

    What did you think I was going to say crysis?
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  • Anonymous
    For 330$ I can get an amd duel core 10 inch netbook. Why would I pay over 1500$ for a netbook?
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  • whooleo
    $Ching $Ching as Will Smith used to say!
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  • Strider-Hiryu_79
    Quote:
    The price of a current MacBook Air ranges from $1499 for the 1.86GHz version and $1799 for the 2.13GHz model. No word on what we can expect when it comes to the price of an 11.6-inch model.


    And yet they will both struggle to play....yep you guessed it. The orange box as demonstrated previously by Tom's.

    What did you think I was going to say crysis?
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  • applegetsmelaid
    That's borderline netbook.... lets see what hardware it ends up with.
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