Apparently, Acer's 11.6-inch Aspire Timeline models are the only systems in the ultra-thin form factor that will remain unchanged. Interestingly, a couple new 14 and 15-inch ultra-thin notebooks were released under the Gateway brand earlier this week, but it's not clear whether that has anything to do with today's rumor.
There's no real explanation for the shift, but the source did provide other details. Acer has moved production of its 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch ultra-thins from Quanta Computer and Inventec to Wistron, and the company is preparing to launch several ultra-thin devices using Intel's recently launched Core i3-330UM, i5-430UM and 540UM, and i7-660UM ULV chips.
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