- Apple is likely to launch a 15-inch MacBook Air 2023
- It may also launch an entry-level iPad with bigger display next year
- Both devices could be powered by Apple Silicon processors
Apple may launch a 15-inch MacBook Air and an entry-level iPad with a bigger display in 2023, claims a report by 9to5Mac. Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC) has released its Quarterly Advanced IT Display Shipment and Technology report, which has key details on what to expect from Apple in the forthcoming years. DSCC analyst Ross Young has shared some key information from the report to the publication.
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He reveals that a MacBook Air model and an affordable iPad with a bigger display may arrive in the coming year. To those who are unaware, the currently available MacBook Air `features a 13.3-inch display whereas the current entry-level iPad has a 10.2-inch screen.
15-inch MacBook Air may debut in 2023
According to Young, Apple is planning to launch a 15-inch MacBook Air in 2023. The company is expected to release new MacBook devices powered by the M2 chip this year. Young added that the screen of the entry-level iPad planned for 2023 will be “slightly larger” than the existing 10.2-inch iPad. Last year, Apple launched the iPad Pro 2021 with the M1 chip onboard. The company recently unveiled the iPad Air 5, powered by the M1 chip. It remains to be seen whether the entry-level iPad planned for 2023 will be equipped with an M-series chip.
Apple’s 2022 roadmap for Mac devices
Recent reports have claimed that Apple will be launching a MacBook Air and a 13-inch MacBook Pro powered by the latest M2 chip this year. It is also expected to launch a large-sized iMac Pro with M1 Pro and M1 Max processor, a 24-inch iMac with M2 processor, a half-sized Mac Pro with two or four M1 Max processors, and a Mac mini driven by the M1 Pro and M2 processors.