Apple 17-Inch MBP may be getting the axe

So long, MacBook Pro, 17-inch version. The largest (and most expensive) member of the MacBook Pro family, which starts at $2,499 and can run up to $4,100 for a top-of-the-line model with a 512GB solid-state drive, may be headed for extinction due to lackluster sales.

That’s the word from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who predicted in a research note obtained by Apple blog MacRumors that “Apple is likely to stop making the 17-inch MacBook Pro this year due to falling shipments, in order to maintain a lean product line strategy.”


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