Apple is gearing as much as launch the brand new 15-inch MacBook Air on the WWDC 2023 later this year, and dependable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has now shared some new particulars about it. Based on Kuo, the upcoming MacBook Air received’t function the Apple M3 chipset. As a substitute, the laptop computer will provide two choices for the M2 chip.
Much like the 13-inch variant, the 15-inch MacBook Air shall be supplied in two M2 chipset configurations with variations in GPU cores. Whereas it was beforehand predicted that an M2 Pro model would even be launched, Kuo says the laptop computer shall be supplied solely in the bottom M2 configurations.
As for the M3 chip, Kuo anticipates mass manufacturing to start in the second half of 2023, adopted by the M3 Pro and M3 Max variations. The 15-inch MacBook Air, however, is predicted to be introduced and launched this summer time at WWDC.
Kuo additionally shared that Apple is estimating shipments of the 15-inch MacBook Air to be between 5 million and 6 million models. On the entire, there received’t be many variations between the 15-inch and the 13-inch mannequin other than the display dimension. The larger 15-inch mannequin is more likely to mirror the 13-inch mannequin in phrases of chip specs, providing 8- and 10-core GPU choices.
Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman lately revealed that Apple has ramped up the testing of the upcoming notebook. A brand new Mac, with mannequin identifier “Mac 15,3,” was noticed in the developer logs. This pocket book additionally featured 8-core CPU, a ten-core GPU, and 8GB of RAM, additional including to the proof that it’s going to function the bottom M2 chip and never M2 Pro.