New Macbook Air already out?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by veth, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. veth
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    So I was just on Apple website looking at macbbok air for wife and it has USB 3 and all the seemingly new bells & whistles except retina display. Went to Apple store and a "New" moniker is by MBA image on main page. Just How "New" are these models or should I wait for the supossed retina MBA?

    I hate how that New moniker seems to be there for awhile on their products.

    Thanks,
    veth
     
  2. dwburnell
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    The version you are looking at came out in June 2012. It is the newest one though!
     
  3. stoomey74
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    re: New MBA

    The new MBA's just came out in July so they are not due for a refresh for a long time. I love mine.

    Cheers
     
  4. tiwizard
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    It isn't very likely that Apple will release a Retina MBA. However, there are rumors for a Retina MBP 13 inch.

    The "New" logo you see is referring to the summer 2012 release of the MBA.
     
  5. Weaselboy
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    The current Macbook Air models were released June 11, 2012. Based on recent rumors, I don't think you are going to see a Macbook Air Retina soon, but rather a 13" MacBook Pro Retina... which seems imminent.
     
  6. mzjin
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  7. mj1108
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    It's safe to say the MBA line will get the retina displays. The only question is will it be in the next refresh or the refresh after....
     
  8. Cmmts
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    Or in other words, next summer or the summer after that.
     
  9. thejadedmonkey
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    For perspective....


    Apple had "The new Macbook Pro" advertised on their website until mid-day June 11, 2012.

    Apple then went on to update the Macbook Pro and release the MBP with Retina display mid-day, June 11th, at which time they started advertising "The new Macbook Pro", which was actually a different model than "The new Macbook Pro" which was listed earlier that day.
     
  10. mertyz
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    MacBook Air will get a retina display when Apple merge their Pro and Air lines which I presume will happen in 2014.
     

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