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Apple slashes price of Flash MacBook Air

Price cut thanks to lower cost of Nand flash memory

Apple has dropped the price of the solid-state drive version of the MacBook Air to £1,719 inc VAT.

The 1.8GHz model which features a 64GB solid-state drive (SSD) was originally priced at £2,028, making it now more than £300 cheaper. The SSD option for the 1.6GHz model has also been reduced by just over 40 percent, from £639 to £389.

A reduction in the cost of the Nand flash memory used to produce the solid-state disks prompted the price drop.

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