First Half of 2011 may Mean Release of Redesigned Macbook Pro

An old statement beyond the Far East claims Apple plans to open did over MacBook Pro and iMac models in the first half of 2011.

In the first half of 2011, basis from “upstream constituent creators” point out that Apple will launched the upgraded models, according to the Taiwanese industry publication Digitimes.

According to the report, the Mac manufacturer allegedly plans to open “no less than four upgraded MacBook Pros” with a “slight alteration” in chassis design and an upgrade to Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. The upgraded iMac is projected to trait “a latest panel size and a cost point for the mainstream market.”

Steve Jobs, Apple CEO disclosed Mac OS X 10.7 Lion at the “Back to the Mac” happening in October. Mac OS X 10.7 Lion will include aspects reinstated to the Mac from iOS, for instance App Home Screens, full-screen apps, and extended multi-touch gestures.¬† Apple will discharge Mac OS X 10.7 Lion in the summer of 2011, according to Jobs.

Redesigned Macbook Pro

June 22 is the opening day of summer in 201 which would fit in the first half of 2011 timeframe from Digitimes’ most latest statement. The sources of the statement think that the MacBook Pro upgrades will facilitate Apple’s notebook shipment raise 30-40 percent year over year in 2011.

Next year’s Macs are usually projected to make use of Intel’s Sandy Bridge processors. Intel allegedly plans to officially disclose the latest processors at the Consumer Electronics Show on January 5th of 2011.

Paul Otellini, Intel CEO proclaimed in July that the company had determined to go faster production in reply to the “extremely strong welcome” of Sandy Bridge CPUs by the vendors of chipmaker.