14 Jun '11, 4am
New Macbook Air will ship this month, reports Taiwanese newspaper
TAIPEI - Apple will start selling its latest Macbook Air late this month, with 380,000 units as the first shipment, Taiwan's Economic Daily reported today, quoting industry sources. The newspaper said together with the existing model of Macbook Air, 460,000 units were expected to be shipped this month. In Taiwan, Quanta Computer, the world's top PC contract maker who manufactures for Apple surged 2.5 per cent by mid-session today after the report. Catcher Technology which does casings for Apple, rose as much, jumping 1.9 per cent. The Economic Daily also reported that the iPad3 scheduled to be launched in the fourth quarter would have image resolution five to six times higher than iPad2.