The upcoming 2022 MacBook Air isn’t expected to come in the same color range as the 24-inch iMac, according to bloombergThis is Mark Gurman. In a tweet, Gurman says that the MacBook Air will come in standard space in grey, silver and gold colors just like the previous model.
Reporting multiple color options is probably “overkill,” according to Gurman, who says he’s not expecting too much from typical MacBook Air colors, but the gold hue could be more than champagne. It also says it will be available in your “favorite iMac color,” a shade of blue.
The much talked about idea that the new MacBook Air comes in the “multi-color” range is probably too much. It currently comes in Space Grey, Silver and Gold. I don’t expect much from those shades other than my favorite iMac color (though the new gold will be more like champagne). pic.twitter.com/vYl56FOikg
—Mark Gurman (@markgurman) 3 June 2022
Rumors have indicated that the MacBook Air will feature off-white bezels and an off-white keyboard, which will be similar to the 24-inch Mac and meet expectations of a wider color gamut. Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said in March that the next MacBook Air will have “more color options,” but hasn’t given specific details and there aren’t any concrete rumors about color options.
The next MacBook Air is expected to feature a redesigned chassis that is similar to that of the MacBook Pro, removing the slim design. It is not yet clear whether it will have a notch, but it seems to be a possibility.
Some rumors have suggested that the MacBook Air will have a next-generation M2 chip, but Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo believes it will continue to use the M1 chip, with Apple as the main selling point. Will offer as new design.
The MacBook Air could be unveiled next Monday, as Gurman has said Apple may unveil it at the Worldwide Developers Conference. For more on what to expect from the WWDC keynote, we have a dedicated guide outlining all the rumors we’ve heard so far.