“The MacBook Air is unlikely to move up further at least for 2016, meaning that the meager updates that happened back in April is all there is for this line,” Brian Patrick reports for Morning News USA.
“To recall, the only significant change was the addition of 8 GB of RAM and the addition of a rose gold color option on the 13-inch variant last Apr. 19,” Patrick reports. “No changes were made to the 11-inch MacBook Air, meaning it was still the same old device that debuted in 2015.”
MacDailyNews Take: 11-inch MacBook Air. Still our favorite Mac!
“KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes that the 13-inch version will live on. It will be retained alongside a 12-inch MacBook which may take the place of the 11-inch variant. At the rate things are going, the MacBook Air is likely heading to an end,” Patrick reports. “The iPad Pro has been seen as a potential replacement though a better choice is a rumored Retina MacBook, which could come out in 2017. Macworld speculates that new MacBook models will eventually account for the eventual demise of the MacBook Air.”
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MacDailyNews Take: The 12-inch MacBook is basically the perfect Mac for what we do on the go and is the frontrunner for replacing our beloved 11-inch MBAs (depending on what happens with the MacBook Pro).