The 15-MacE-book Air is so shut, shops have ‘already begun stocking up’
If there’s one Apple product we’re relying on displaying up at WWDC, it’s the 15-inch MacE-book Air. Rumored for greater than a yr, all indicators are pointing to an imminent launch–and it appears to be like like retailer cabinets are going to be prepared for it.
According to a report from DigiTimes, Apple sellers have “already begun stocking up” on the 15-inch MacE-book Air forward of its anticipated launch on June 5. DigiTimes doesn’t have the very best observe file for rumors, but it surely has a strong grasp on provide chain and manufacturing channels. This suggests Apple will supply the laptop computer on the market instantly following the announcement with no preorder interval, as is customary with new Mac launches. During final yr’s WWDC, Apple introduced the M2 MacE-book Air on June 6 but it surely didn’t ship till July 15.
However, it is sensible that the MacE-book Air could be obtainable for buy instantly following the keynote. The solely distinction between the brand new machine and the present mannequin will reportedly be the show sizes, with rumors claiming the 15-inch Air can have the identical M2 processor and options because the 13.6-inch mannequin.
Apple’s Mac gross sales tumbled some 30 % final quarter and the 15-inch Air is anticipated to inject some enthusiasm into the road. DigiTimes studies that Apple expects to promote greater than 1,000,000 of the brand new 15-inch Air fashions this quarter, which is able to give gross sales a much-needed enhance.
Several new merchandise are rumored to debut at WWDC, together with the brand new Reality Pro AR headset and the Apple silicon Mac Pro, in addition to updates to Apple’s household of working methods. Also rumored is a flurry of Macs based mostly on the M3 processor, although these aren’t anticipated to reach till 2024.