“With Intel’s next-generation Core i-Series mobile platform not expected until the second quarter of 2012, Apple is reportedly preparing a refresh of its professional notebook line ahead of the holiday shopping season to better bridge the gap,” Kasper Jade and Neil Hughes report for AppleInsider.
“According to people with proven insight into Apple’s future product plans, the late-2011 MacBook Pro refresh will deliver marginal speed bumps to the notebooks’ Core i-Series of Sandy Bridge processors but will otherwise introduce no material changes over the existing models,” Jade and Hughes report. “While precise timing for the update may change, those same people say the Mac maker currently anticipates an introduction of the refreshed line before the end of the month, possibly following the close of the company’s Back-to-School promotion, which ends on September 20th.”
Jade and Hughes report, “Apple last updated its MacBook Pro lineup in February.”
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