Apple To Release Inexpensive MacBook Air KGI Securities Claims, First Over-Ear Headphones Design Revealed

Maricris Jose
5:49 PM

The KGI Securities Analyst Ming Chi-Kuo claims that the Cupertino-based company will launch an inexpensive MacBook Air this year. Aside from that, Apple fans expect the tech giant to unveil its first-ever over-ear headphones.

MacBook Air Speculations

This is the first time that the well-known KGI Securities Analyst Ming Chi-Kuo has made claims that Apple will be launching an inexpensive MacBook Air. In fact, he even stated that this new MacBook Air that will feature a lower price tag will be unveiled in Q2 of 2018.

Even though he didn’t emphasize the details about the improvements to be expected, Kuo noted that the release of the low-priced MacBook Air will increase the company’s deliveries by 10-15 percent YoY. The said growth in the sales will not just benefit Apple itself, but it is also an advantage for the Cupertino-based tech giant’s supply chain partners like Radiant, Quanta, SZS, and Catcher.

When it comes to the possible specs and features, there’s no information available. But then, it can be recalled that Apple last updated the 13-inch MacBook Air line-up way back in June year featuring the faster Broadwell chips from Intel. Aside from that, the tech giant had packed the minimum amount of RAM thru the line-up to 8GB a few years back.

It is worth noting that the Cupertino-based tech company has not made any other noteworthy modifications to its MacBook Air line-up in years. Assumed the situation it currently occupies in ApplesA roster that is improbable to change. With that, it is only expected that Apple will publicize a price slash for the 13-inch MacBook Air and maybe drop in a processor refresh.

Apple’s First Ever Over-Ear Headphones Details

Apart from the MacBook Air prediction, Kuo also told the investors recently that Apple has a plan to launch over-the-ear headphones this fall. With that, some tech enthusiasts have started to imagine what those headphones might appear like.

The Apple Post has established a rendering of what is believed to be the design of the over-the-ear headphones. At first look, it seems that Apple’s upcoming headphone will combine first-class components with a smooth, luxurious design.

The Apple Post claims that the Cupertino-based tech giant will take a humble yet sophisticated approach with the headphones. In fact, the website’s rendering predicts that the company will be utilizing a premium tanned leather ear cups to make the earpieces as easy to wear as thinkable. The rendering also foresees a white variety of the headphones featuring a simple Apple logo on the side.

Meanwhile, the external portion of the headphones flaunts a lustrous finish in the representations, which The Apple Post claims to deliver a lavish appeal. The chrome around the edges of the upcoming earpiece is also visible in the rendering. All in all the sleek finish and chrome copies the iPhone X design, which was utilized as a reference theme for the model.

As of now, these are the known details about the upcoming MacBook Air and over-head headphones from Apple. Unluckily, the Cupertino-based company hasn’t confirmed this information yet, thus it is advised to be taken with skepticism. To know new details about these products, stay tuned as we’ll surely keep you updated.

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