A new rumor about the MacBook Air lineup comes just days after an unreleased model featuring a revamped design debuted at WWDC 2022. This is the analyst once again. by DSCC Ross Young who originated it, ensuring that an edition equipped with the technology OLED is in the boxes.
The advantages of this solution are, among others, lower energy consumption, better quality contrasts and deeper blacks. For comparison, the MacBook Air M2 is equipped with a Liquid Retina display of 13.6 inches with 2560 x 1664 pixel definition and 500 nits of brightness. It costs 1,499 euros in its basic version, with 8 GB of RAM and a 256 GB SSD.
Also on tablet
Also according to Ross Young, the MacBook Air would not be the only product concerned. This would indeed also be the case for two iPad Pros. They offer diagonals of 11 or 12.9 inches and were equipped with an M1 processor in May 2021. Their price starts from 899 euros for the small model against 1,219 euros for the largest.
The technical characteristics of the screens of these iPads are also already very advantageous, with an IPS Liquid Retina tactile panel and backlit by mini-LED on the 12.9-inch version. With this, technology Promotion guarantees a refresh rate of up to 120 Hz that some will appreciate for games on Apple Arcade or with Xbox Cloud Gaming.
Young is counting on at least a year and a half of waiting for the MacBook Air OLED, which would therefore not see the light of day before 2024. Ditto for the iPad Pro. We could then discover them propelled by the third generation of Apple silicon chipsif the manufacturer persists in maintaining its current release rate.
Could you pay more to be entitled to an OLED screen, on a compact laptop which is already approaching 1,500 euros? The advantages of this system could also be welcome on the touch screen, with editing or color drawing software using the Apple Pencil stylus.
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