Apple has a brand new laptop computer inbound for this 12 months, a refresh for 2020’s standard M1 MacBook Air, and the MacBook Air 2022 will land within the second half of this 12 months, a report claims – and this isn’t the primary we’ve heard that from the rumor mill.
DigiTimes asserts that its sources from the provision chain – insiders within the companies concerned in making elements for Apple’s laptops – have equipped some recent gossip on the incoming redesigned MacBook Air.
The tech website wrote: “Apple’s MacBook collection are high-end shopper units, however can be thought to be a enterprise pocket book mannequin as they’re favored by many firms or workplace staff, the sources indicated, including that sizzling gross sales of MacBook Professional launched in late 2021 have lingered into the primary quarter of 2022, with cargo volumes larger than anticipated, and new MacBook Air set for launch within the second half of the 12 months is predicted so as to add additional gross sales momentum.”
Current rumors have indicated that Apple will bump up the show dimension barely on the MacBook Air (2022), from the present 13.3-inch display to a 13.6-inch panel, as theorized by analyst Ross Younger, a widely known supply of Apple leaks. (It’s additionally thought that the corporate may make an excellent larger transfer in 2023 with the introduction of a 15-inch Air alongside the 13-inch form-factor.)
Evaluation: Plentiful rumors across the incoming Air
This newest rumor concerning the launch timeframe of the following MacBook Air marries with what we’ve lately heard from one of many extra dependable Apple sources on the market, Mark Gurman. In latest newsletters, Gurman has advised that Apple deliberate to have the redesigned MacBook Air out already – certainly, the unique intention was supposedly to debut the laptop computer in late 2021 – however has delayed it to later in 2022. It’s rumored to make use of the M2 chip, which might make sense because the next-gen silicon must be prepared at that time.
One other heavyweight Apple leaker, Ming-Chi Kuo, has additionally claimed that the brand new MacBook Air is about to enter mass manufacturing probably in Q3, which means models could be able to hit cabinets later in 2022. Definitely the rumor mill now appears to be lining up behind this concept, and when these particular person items of hypothesis are thought-about collectively, they do, in fact, appear extra seemingly.
It additionally is smart that Apple would need to push ahead with additional energizing Mac gross sales, which appear to be ticking alongside properly, by debuting new fashions later this 12 months (we may see a revamped MacBook Professional 13-inch with M2 chip, different rumors have hinted).
- Can we even desire a MacBook Air 15-inch? Right here’s why we’re not so positive