Analyst: Apple to debut flash-based ultraportable Mac in January

“A flash memory-based ultraportable Mac may hit the market as soon as Macworld Expo, [according to] a leading analyst,” Jonny Evans reports for Macworld UK.

Evans reports, Piper Jaffrey analyst Gene Munster made his predictions in his latest note to clients, pointing to Samsung’s recent introduction of new 64GB flash memory drives.”

“‘We believe NAND Flash drive sizes have now reached capacities that Apple would consider large enough to include in a new MacBook model,’ the analyst wrote,” Evans reports.

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  1. I really think all analysts are the same. When one says something, they all say the same thing over the next few days. At some point this will happen, and it could be January, but do we need to hear the same thing from an analysts professing it like it’s truth?

  2. Dunno…how many times did we hear iPhone rumors before it came out? There have been a few misses, but the former out of work kremlinologists and NSA analysts who now watch Apple seem to have been fairly spot on lately.

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