New MacBook Pro claimed to be in production

Posted on Friday, Mar 16 2012 @ 17:29 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Supply chain sources told DigiTimes that a slimmer Apple MacBook Pro laptop has entered production. The new 13" and 15" models reportedly lack an optical disc drive, and have a production target of 100,000 to 150,000 units per month. According to the sources, the new MacBook Pro might become available around the same time as PC makers launch their Intel Ivy Bridge based ultrabooks.
The MacBook Pro will no longer have an optical drive enabling thinner designs, the sources indicated. Despite the slim profile, the new devices will feature more advanced specs than the MacBook Air in terms of CPU performance and storage capacity, the sources said.

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