It appears that Apple has delayed the launch of the redesigned MacBook Air until later this year, and it is likely that it will not launch the new 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro models until 2023, according to the British newspaper The Guardian. BloombergMark Gorman.


In his recent “Power On” newsletter, Gurman said that Apple originally planned to release the new MacBook Air “with an all-new design, MagSafe, M2 chip, and more” at the end of 2021 or early 2022, but that timeframe appears to have Now back to the second half of 2022.

Apple ‌Ming-Chi Kuo‌ expects mass production of the new MacBook Air to begin in the late second quarter or early third quarter, suggesting that the device may launch sometime around September.

Gurman also said he doesn’t expect Apple to update the high-end 14- and 16-inch MacBook Pro models this year, with an update bringing “‌M2‌ Pro” and ‌M2‌ Max chips likely to arrive next year. This year, Gurman said that the only MacBook Pro update will likely be an updated entry-level MacBook Pro with a 13-inch display and an M2‌ chip.

The launch of a series of new Macs with the M2 chip at the end of 2022 could take a similar shape to how Apple unveiled the M1 ‌MacBook Air‌, the 13-inch MacBook Pro and entry-level Mac mini in November 2020, suggesting that the M-series chips have a two-year upgrade cycle. two years. Unlike the ‌MacBook Air‌ and the 13-inch MacBook Pro, the entry-level ‌Mac mini‌, the 24-inch iMac, and iPad Pro would be viable candidates for the ‌M2‌ chip, but the timeframes for updates for these devices aren’t clear yet.

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