Rumors have emerged Apple is planning an advanced launch date for its upcoming 2016 MacBook Air in time for the Christmas holidays.
While Apple’s latest MacBook Air was earlier expected to be introduced in the first quarter of next year, as is tradition with the Cupertino, California tech giant, it appears Apple has decided to ramp up its production, with speculations arising the 2016 MacBook Air will make its appearance just a little over two weeks from now.
If rumors are true, then the 2016 MacBook Air will come within trodding distance on the heels of the 2015 MacBook Air, which has only been recently released to the public.
Reports have been emerging Apple’s latest laptop is due to be unveiled in October, and is expected to be sporting two major upgrades from its predecessor.
The 2016 MacBook Air is said to be carrying Intel’s latest Skylake-U processor, and the new GeForce GTX 950 Nvidia GPU, making it a very game-friendly device, as well as pack an improved performance and an extended battery life.
The new GPU will also offer gamers the GameStream Co-op, which Nvidia recently released Tuesday in the form of an early access beta. The GameStream feature will allow online gamers to stream local co-op games to their friends, and permit remote players to play via streaming, as well.
The 2016 MacBook Air will include its touted Retina display, Force Touch technology, USB Type-C support, and it is likely to hit shelves running on Apple’s upcoming OS, the X El Capitan.
There are also rumors the device will come with wireless charging capabilities, however, as with the October release date, users are advised to take the information with a grain of salt.
It is likewise touted to become the lowest priced MacBook to hit the shelves with a price point of $899, despite its high-end specs.
Whether the 2016 MacBook Air gets a launch date in two weeks, later in November, or in March 2016 based on Apple’s launch timeline, users will just have to wait and see.