Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/07/15/amazon_discounts_macbook_air/

Amazon discounts current MacBook Air line

Responding to rumours, or in the know?

By Hard Reg

Posted in Laptops, 15th July 2011 09:53 GMT

Evidence for Apple's imminent MacBook Air revamp - well, circumstantial evidence - comes from Amazon.com which has begun emailing customers with the offer of discounts on the current models.

Amazon Macbook air ad

To be fair, the discounts are small - between five and six per cent off the standard price - and Amazon may simply be exploiting the current buzz around the Air to try and sell more computers.

But it may also know the new ones really are imminent and wants rid of as many of the old ones as it can. ®