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Apr 12, 2001

The next-generation MacBook Air that's set to be released in 2022 will also feature a notch, according to the same leaker who was first to mention the notch coming to the 2021 MacBook Pro models.


In a forum post from August discussing the new MacBook Pro models, leaker Ty98 said that the next-generation MacBook Air will include the same notch that Apple is introducing for the MacBook Pro.

He also said that the MacBook Air will "look much better" as Apple plans to eliminate the current wedge design. The MacBook Air has long had a design that transitions from thicker at the back to thinner at the front. The leaker claims that the next MacBook Air will have a "very round and light" design.

Other MacBook Air rumors have indeed suggested that Apple is designing a thinner and lighter version of the machine with thinner bezels than the current model. It is expected to feature a 13-inch mini-LED display, several color options, and an updated version of the M1 chip.

Article Link: MacBook Air Coming in 2022 Also Rumored to Feature Notch Design


Jul 31, 2011
It’s probably just a modified iPad without a touch screen or removable keyboard that can run macOS.

I suspect that hardest part of a design like this is avoiding keyboard flex.


macrumors 65816
Feb 19, 2016
What's next, a notch in every Apple display? If so, Apple should knock down the price of the Pro Display XDR by a couple hundred bucks to make up for the reduced number of pixels. Or start including the Pro Stand.


macrumors 68040
Sep 29, 2016
Wow, the leakers are really making it sound like Apple is doubling down on the notch.
Well if there really is a notch tomorrow, I would be surprised if it was exclusive to just the pro. If they are going with that design, they’ll go all in with it.
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