MacBook Air 2018: Here’s What Fans Would Like To See
Rumors suggest that the upcoming MacBook Air 2018 will make its first appearance in either October or November this year. Even though the speculated release date is a bit far, the fans had conveyed the things they wanted to see in the upcoming MacBook.
What Are Features That Fans Wanted To See In The MacBook Air 2018?
Without further ado here are the features and specs that the Cupertino-based tech company’s fans would like to see in the MacBook Air 2018:
Starting from the processor up to the ports and screen resolution, many fans are wishing that Apple will enhance these components in the MacBook Air 2018. The forthcoming device is also expected to feature a Retina display that goes as bezel-less as likely without giving up the webcam.
Processor wise, many are expecting that the 2018 line of MacBooks will be armed with 8th-generation Coffee Lake processors. But then, if the speculations are proven to be true, the MacBook Air can be furnished with an ARM processor. Thus, we could possibly see a faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient MacBook Air with some sort of LTE functionality.
Undoubtedly, the MacBook Air’s display really necessitates o receive an enhancement. As of now, every other MacBook excluding the Air is utilizing a Retina display that features at least 226 pixels per inch (PPI). Seeing that, we can assume that the MacBook Air 2018’s resolution has to get an improvement of at least 76% to be able to keep up with Apple’s other products.
In addition, the MacBook Air 2018 is also anticipated to benefit from the MoltenVK Vulkan API implementation which was newly presented for Apple’s Metal 2 graphics framework. This basically means that we can anticipate seeing greater frame rates through the board for a number of multiplatform video games that are accessible for macOS.
The Traditional Keyboard Will Remain
The MacBook and MacBook Pro now features a revised butterfly hinge keyboard but many fans still wanted to see the traditional keyboard on the MacBook Air 2018. It is worth noting that there’s still sufficient room inside the device’s chassis, and offering fans a choice would be really excellent. Apart from that, utilizing the current hardware could keep the price of the overhauled MacBook Air down to where it must be, thus preserving the same tag.
To make the experience much better, charging the MacBook Air 2018 in 10-plus hours of usage in a fraction of the time would really be agreeable. This comes along with the demand for new ports like the USB-C for fast charging but still would like to see the MagSafe cord stay. Furthermore, the option for both would be really agreeable.
iOS Apps on MacBook Air 2018
Since this has been mentioned for about for a while now, tech pundits got this idea of iOS apps on the macOS. The viewpoint of continuing the work from the iOS devices straight away on the laptops will be surely an exciting one.
It can be recalled that during the WWDC 2018 keynote, Apple detailed precisely which of the iOS mainstays will be paving their way to the macOS Mojave. The fans won’t perceive any third-party applications paving their way over, but the iOS core applications like Stocks, News, Home and Voice Memos. Moreover, Apple also hinted that third-party apps will make their way over to macOS apps in the future, maybe it will happen in 2019.
These are some of what the fans would like to see in the upcoming MacBook Air 2018. Do you have any other specs or features that you wanted to see in the forthcoming device? Please let us know through the comment section below!