For Apple, after the release of the new MacBook Pro, the next step is the MacBook Air. Compared with the former, its significance may be more important, to carry the responsibility of shipments.
According to the latest news from foreign media, like the MacBook Pro, the new 2022 MacBook Air will also use the notch design and does not support Face ID, which also makes many users more speechless.
In terms of appearance design, MacBook Air will no longer use a wedge-shaped design, but will use the same design language as the iPhone, iPad Pro and MacBook Pro, with right-angled edges.
2022 MacBook Air will be lighter and thinner, continue to implement the characteristics of Air, the screen will be 13 inches. At the same time, Apple is also considering developing a 15-inch MacBook Air, but it has not yet made a final decision.
In terms of interfaces, MagSafe is destined to return. At the same time, the chip may be upgraded to M2. This chip is an upgraded product of M1, and its performance is definitely not as good as M1 Pro and M1 Max. After all, these two chips are more suitable for high-performance applications, while MacBook Air is positioned for daily use.
The new M2 chip, code-named Staten, is the same as the M1, using an 8-core design, but the main frequency will be higher. GPU cores will increase from 7 or 8 in M1 to 9 or 10.