Apple plan to redesign MacBook Air with a 13.3-inch Mini LED display in the mid of 2022. According to an investor note from Ming-Chi Kuo, an Apple analyst seen by 9to5Mac. This time the new prediction from Kuo gives us a more specific timeframe. The new MacBook Air will be slightly smaller than the 14 and 16 Inch variant MacBook Pros, that are on the way this year.
Apple could announce a redesigned MacBook Air with a 13.3-inch Mini LED display in the middle of 2022. The new laptop could see the return of MagSafe charging, along with a new design.The new Mini LED is a new display technology that is designed in such a way to offer benefits similar to OLED. Better contrast level, improved dynamic range, and many more. Kuo has previously listed a few Apple devices that will be migrated to the new display, including 27 inch iMac Pro, 14.1 and 16 inch MacBook Pro, 10.2 iPad, and 7.9 inch iPad mini. Kuo, also said that Apple is able to work on its display after saving some cost using its own in-house silicon.
Along with the new display, the upcoming MacBook Air will also feature MagSafe charging, a thinner and lighter design for MacBook, also two USB 4 ports. Bloomberg reported that the new Air will be powered by a "direct successor" to the M1 processor. The new chipset will include the same number of CPU cores, faster speed, and an increased number of GPU cores. The current M1 processor consists of seven to eight GPU cores, the new successor will include nine to ten GPU cores for sure. The new MacBook Pro will be available with 14 and 16-inch mini LED displays later this year. According to Kuo, MagSafe charging, HDMI ports, and card slot will also be included in the laptop.