A report fresh from Taiwan is claiming that Apple is currently working on a new entry-level MacBook that has the same screen resolution as the MacBook Pro. The report also claims that the Cupertino giant is likely to ship around 4 million units of the new macOS-running notebook this 2018.
DigiTimes Research senior analyst Jim Hsiao disclosed Monday that Apple is gearing up for the release of a new entry-level MacBook device at the end of the second quarter. What’s special about this new MacBook is its pricing. Apple is believed to be selling the laptop with a price tag that’s very similar to that of the existing MacBook Air or just slightly higher.
Hsiao also revealed that Apple initially wanted to obtain its panel supply for the new entry-level MacBook from a China-based maker — a move that would have helped in reducing the cost of the device. However, the tech giant eventually decided to just source the display panels from South Korea’s LG Display mainly because there…
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