15" mba?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by g0odfr1end102, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. g0odfr1end102 macrumors 6502


    Dec 5, 2010
    Montreal, Canada
    Do you think we will ever get to see a 15" MBA? I would be an immediate buyer, as I really prefer large/tall screens. What do you guys think? Would YOU consider buying one?
  2. AlvinNguyen macrumors 6502a

    Jun 23, 2010
    Totally defeats the purpose of having an "Air" I think anything above 3lbs is in "normal" laptop terrority. If anything, I would prefer to keep everything the same and throw in a better (retina) screen and keep battery the same. I think the design is perfect - I mean what the hell else would they do with it? :confused: make the whole thing 1 thin sheet of aluminum?!
  3. oldtime macrumors 6502

    Nov 27, 2007
    Yeah, I think it's very unlikely that we'll see a 15" Air in the future.
  4. CoMoMacUser macrumors 6502a

    Jun 28, 2012
    Yes. I'm willing to deal with the extra weight -- a half-pound at most? -- to get a bigger screen and longer battery life.
  5. Mrbobb macrumors 601

    Aug 27, 2012
    Sum ppl here already having flex prob with the 13" now u want a similarly thin 15"? Not unless it's made out of a stiffer material wo adding weight.
  6. ixodes macrumors 601


    Jan 11, 2012
    Pacific Coast, USA
    I'm with you.. if Apple were to make a non-retina, hi-res, anti-glare, average performance 15" MBA I bet people would be shocked at how many would sell.

    I'd buy one in a flash, without a second thought.

    I too like a large display, as thin as MBA's are, it would fit in a briefcase quite nicely and be great as an alternative to a pricey rMBP for those that neither need one or want one.

    The first rumored 15" MBA that was floated like a trial balloon was great. :)
  7. jojoba macrumors 68000

    Dec 9, 2011
    I'd love a 15" air, but I'm not going to hold my breath.

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