A new report says Apple may be working on a new 15-inch MacBook Air for release in 2023, as well as an unspecified 12-inch laptop.
According to analyst Mark Gurman at Bloomberg (opens in new tab)a source confirmed that the tech giant is working on the biggest MacBook Air that would be released as early as spring 2023. This would be the first time Apple has released a MacBook Air of this size in its history.
Meanwhile, there’s also a 12-inch laptop under consideration, which would be the first model of its size since the discontinuation of the 12-inch MacBook in 2019. Apple is said to be aiming to release this smaller laptop in 2023 or early 2024.
Apple recently announced its latest silicon, the M2 appleduring the WWDC 2022 event along with the MacBook Air (M2) and the new 13-inch MacBook Pro, both powered by the chip.
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The M2 is likely to be powering the 15-inch MacBook Air, should it ever be released, and the mystery 12-inch laptop, given the success Apple has had in using the M1 with as many casual devices as possible.
This strategy of developing its own technology rather than relying on Intel definitely helped sales. In the second quarter of 2022, Apple reported $10.4 billion in sales compared to $5.4 billion in sales generated in the second quarter of 2020, just before its split from Intel.
And according to reports from Bloomberg, Apple may be planning to continue its momentum with the development of an M2 Pro and M2 Max for its upcoming high-end MacBook Pros, as well as a Mac mini and Mac Pro. The M2 Max is said to have 12 CPU cores and up to 38 GPU cores.
As Apple refines the process and creates even better silicon, we’re excited to see what the tech company has in store for us in the future.