After Apple‘s releases of several new devices this year, Apple fans are now looking forward to see a thinner and lighter MacBook Air in 2016. Apple is preparing a completely redesigned version for its launch next year in June.
Should the latest reports doing the rounds be reliable, Apple is planning to roll out two new MacBook Air with a completely redesigned outlook at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2016. Even there are other rumors that Apple is likely to discontinue the MacBook Air lineup after launching the 2016 models.
Apple fans are now looking forward to see a thinner and lighter MacBook Air in 2016
Meanwhile, Apple rolled out its incredibly thin and light 12in MacBook back in March during the company’s “Spring Forward” event. With just a few months to go until the new MacBook’s first birthday, Apple lover are starting to wonder about a new MacBook Air, which could well be in the works behind the scenes at Apple and could put in an appearance in the near future.
Rumors release that Apple is planning to end the 11-inch line and release 13 and 15-inch versions of the newest MacBook Air. The launch of the new device is expected to coincide with the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) that will be held in June 2016, according to Macworld.
According to the information originated from Taiwan-based publication Economic Daily News, it is reported that the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Air models will be unveiled in June 2016. Earlier rumors said that Apple was considering discontinuing the MacBook Air lineup and alternate by the more portable one, Realty Today reports, citing an IGN post.
Take a look back, it has been eight years since Apple last launched a MacBook Air, so it seems that next year is the right time to update the product line. The new device is also rumored to be available in the market either in the third quarter of 2016, the Tech Times relays.
Rumors release that Apple is planning to end the 11-inch line and release 13 and 15-inch versions of the newest MacBook Air
In terms of design, the upcoming MacBook Air is expected to be thinner and lighter than its predecessor. It would also have better specs, including an improved battery and the USB Type-C port. Rumor has it that the newest models will feature a Retina display and will run on Intel Skylake processors, the report details.
In addition, there are many rumors claiming that the new MacBook Air models may sport a Retina display. The upcoming device is hoped to be a perfect combination of the best features of the MacBook Pro as well as the MacBook.
According to experts, the MacBook Air 2016 will not only benefit from a high resolution display, but also 3D Touch, which was introduced by Apple in its current iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. Moreover, it is also expected to accommodate an improved all-day battery and perhaps USB Type-C.
As of now, pricing details on the next generation are still a secret, and Apple has not yet confirmed all the rumors about the device. More information and leaks are expected to turn out in the next few months.