“Intel recently outlined its plans for traditional notebook, CULV-based ultra-thin notebook and netbook product lines for its partners, according to sources at notebook makers.
Intel’s next-generation Calpella notebook platform will launch as scheduled in the third quarter 2009 and targeting models in the 14.0-, 15.6-, 17.1- and 18.4-inch segments at retail prices of above US$1,200 initially for high-end market. Meanwhile, Intel will also reduce the price of the Montevina platform to clear out inventory.”
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For the second half of 2009, Intel will be refreshing their mobile lineup from the top to the bottom. At the high end are the 14″ to 18.4″ Calpella notebooks, which will retail at about $1,200. They will also be introducing ultra thin CULVs, which will be 12″ to 13″at retail between $699 to $1,10. There will also be two Atom based netbooks, an 8.9″ N270 and 945GSE for about $256 and the 10″ N270 with 945GSE chipset. If you don’t want an Atom powered netbook, there will be a Pineview based CPU + Tiger Point chipset for somewhere between $399 to $599. More at DigiTimes.