Apple will start producing the ARM-based MacBook Air as early because the fourth quarter 2020 consistent with Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. He predicted that the Cupertino giant would be ready to reduce the starting price of its next-generation MacBook Air model by leveraging its in-house silicon over an Intel processor. the corporate announced its switch from Intel processors to its native silicon at WWDC 2020 last month. The move, it’s believed, could bring Apple’s Mac ecosystem closer to its iPhone family.
In a research note, cited by 9to5Mac, Kuo said that the Apple Silicon-based MacBook Air is about to travel into production round the launch date of its new 13.3-inch MacBook Pro — sometime within the fourth quarter of this year. He also noted that the launch of the new MacBook Air would happen either by the top of this year or in early next year.
Alongside the MacBook Air upgrade, Apple is claimed to possess plans to bring redesigned MacBook Pro line with 14- and 16-inch options. The new models are, however, unlikely to debut any time before the second or third quarter of next year.