Apple’s next MacBook Air could have more than one surprise. If the ultralight MacBook Air of the Californian company has presented important improvements and changes in its latest versions, first with the M1 chip and then with a completely renewed design and the M2 chip this year, it does not seem that it will be less in its next iteration.
In any case, this is what the famous Bloomberg journalist Mark Gurman says. In a Sunday post, he points out that Apple is developing a 15-inch MacBook Air and more devices coming next year.
15-inch MacBook Air: The biggest yet
The new machine would be the biggest screen increase the Air line has ever seen. It would also come after the classic 13.3 inches were increased to 13.6 inches already this year with the arrival of the MacBook Air M2 and its notch aloft.
An increase to 15 inches would make the device more attractive to those looking to extract the full potential of the MacBook Air which has become a powerful portable work tool thanks to the arrival of new chips manufactured by Apple. It is also one of the historically recurring sizes in the MacBook Pro range until its replacement, in 2019, by the aforementioned 16″.
Currently, those who need the largest screen dimensions are forced to opt for the 16-inch MacBook Pro, whose dimensions and weight detract from this large capacity laptop. It is obvious, at the same time, that it will be the bulkiest and heaviest MacBook Air to date, which will also reduce its potential audience.
However, it will not be the only model. At the same time, Apple is expected to keep the current 13.6-inch MacBook Air. So there would be two updated models in the catalog, which hasn’t happened since the firm discontinued the 11-inch MacBook Air in 2016.
Mac Pro and HomePod, also in 2023
The MacBook Air won’t be the only updated device in 2023. In addition to the long-awaited iPhone and iPad, Gurman says the Mac Pro and HomePod will also arrive in 2023. Mac Pro with proprietary chip.
Rumors of a Mac Pro without an Intel chip inside have been doing the rounds for some time now. Specifically, since the introduction of the most powerful chips in Apple’s M line. However, the challenge of its flagship machine aimed at professionals has caused delays in the initial plan.
To this day, everything indicates that it will be in 2023 when it will see the light. It would also do so at the same time as a new iMac with M3 chip.
In addition, the journalist talks about the launch of a new HomePod sometime next year, as well as a new version of the HomePod. 14-inch iPad Pro.