While we’re nonetheless ready on phrase on when M2 MacBook Air preorders start, rumors are beginning to churn about Apple’s subsequent massive laptop computer launch. After Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reported final week that Apple was engaged on a brand new 15-inch MacBook Air, Ming-Chi Kuo has chimed in with a report of his personal.
In a tweet, Kuo broke down a bit extra of the 15-inch MacBook that he says will arrive within the second quarter of 2023 or later. He says that Apple is growing a 15-inch MacBook that will supply two CPU choices: an M2 like within the new MacBook Air and a next-generation M2 Pro in a better choice.
Kuo additionally stories on the charging choices for the laptops. According to his sources, the M2 mannequin will ship with a 35W adapter, and the M2 Pro mannequin will ship with a 67W adapter. Based on these predictions, each fashions will characteristic the highest-end model of the chip since Apple doesn’t provide these chargers with entry-level fashions.
Of notice, Kuo doesn’t name the brand new mannequin an “Air” like Gurman. If the brand new 15-inch laptop computer has an M2 Pro, it’s unlikely that Apple would launch it underneath the Air identify since it might want a fan for cooling. Kuo beforehand reported that the brand new 15-inch laptop computer won’t be launched underneath the Air moniker.
He additionally says he hasn’t heard stories of a 12-inch mannequin as Gurman additionally reported. Earlier this week, Ross Young of Display Supply Chain Consultants additionally reported that he’s “skeptical” that Apple would launch a laptop computer smaller than 13 inches.
Apple’s latest laptop computer, the 13-inch M2 MacBook Pro will go up for preorder starting Friday, June 17.