Notebook makers to make big push into 12-inch this year

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 27 2015 @ 13:29 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
DigiTimes reports we'll see a big surge of 12-inch notebooks this year as manufacturers are shifting attention from 11-inch 2-in-1 devices to 12-inch. As such, the 12-inch segment is expected to enjoy the fastest growth for 2015.
Apple's upcoming MacBook Air is expected to adopt a 12-inch Retina display, looking to create a new product line aside its existing 11- and 13-inch MacBook Airs.

Asustek Computer's recently unveiled Transformer Book T300 Chi also adopts a 12.5-inch display.

With vendors having been increasing their smartphone sizes, many vendors have already shifted their focuses from 11-inch 2-in-1 devices to 12-inch ones to avoid from being impacted.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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