When Apple launched its new MacBook Air with the M2 chip at WWDC in June, it by no means gave us a precise launch date, apart from saying it is coming in July.
Now, MacRumors says it has confirmed with a retail supply that the brand new MacBook Air will get an official launch on July 15, with pre-orders beginning per week earlier than, on July 8.
That is comforting given earlier rumors that the brand new MacBook Air may be late attributable to COVID-related manufacturing facility shutdowns in China. In fact, even when the launch date above is correct, the brand new laptop computer may nonetheless be briefly provide with supply dates rapidly transferring to the longer term as provides dwindle, however we’ll know extra about that after the launch.
The brand new MacBook Air is a reasonably large change from the earlier model, with a brand new design (much like the design of the 14-inch and the 16-inch MacBook Professional), and a 13.6-inch show with thinner bezels.
Apart from the brand new M2 chip, which gives 18 p.c extra CPU efficiency, 35 p.c extra GPU efficiency, and as much as 50 p.c extra reminiscence bandwidth in comparison with the M1 chip, the brand new Air could have a brand new, 1080p digicam, a four-speaker sound system, and the brand new MagSafe energy connector.
The brand new MacBook Air begins at US$1,199, however you can beef it up with extra storage and reminiscence, bringing the value all the way in which as much as US$2,499 for the highest configuration.
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