“With Intel’s next-generation Haswell processors set to launch in a matter of weeks and WWDC to kick off soon after, availability of Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Air had begun to dry up at major authorized resellers,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“The popular 13-inch MacBook Air with a 1.8-gigahertz processor and 256-gigabyte solid-state drive is currently out of stock at resellers Amazon, B&H, MacConnection, and MacMall,” Hughes reports. “In addition, J&R is currently advertising that the thin-and-light notebook is only available for purchase in its brick-and-mortar stores.”
“Constrained availability of existing models is often one of the first signs of an impending product refresh, as Apple draws down inventory in anticipation of the release of new hardware,” Hughes reports. “Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities indicated last month that Apple apparently plans to introduce new MacBook Airs featuring Intel’s next-generation Haswell processors at WWDC. The new ultraportable notebooks are expected to go on sale before the end of June.”
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