MacBook Air refresh with M2 a strong possibility for WWDC 2022

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Apple could show off an updated MacBook Air at WWDC 2022, which could be revealed as part of Apple Silicon’s M2 generation launch.

Apple is rumored to be set to launch its next generation of Apple Silicon chips, with the M2 potentially being unveiled at WWDC 2022. As part of the launch, Apple may release a new version of the MacBook Air at the same time. time. time.

According to Mark Gurman’s “Power On” newsletter for Bloomberg, any hardware launch at WWDC “will likely be on the Mac side”. Apple also reportedly aimed to “launch the next MacBook Air with M2 chips at the conference.”

While Apple was planning a launch, a supply chain crisis caused by COVID-19 lockdowns in China seemed to put that goal in jeopardy. However, Gurman says developers noticed Apple employees using “next-generation MacBook Airs with their apps,” likely to test the hardware’s pre-announcement.

The idea of ​​Apple introducing an updated MacBook Air has been mooted many times, and as one of the first M1 products, it seems like one of the biggest candidates for a refresh.

Rumors have floated the idea that the MacBook Air could get a refreshed look bringing it in line with the 14-inch MacBook Pro. This could include a display with a notch, complete with a 1080p camera, multiple color options and a chassis change that does away with the signature cone.

Although Gurman’s comment focuses on the MacBook Air, there are believed to be at least nine Macs in development using Generation M2 chips.

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