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Apple is bringing out a new cheap Macbook Air (and it’s got a better screen)

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If you’ve been waiting a while to replace your old Macbook, this will be welcome news

Remember a little while ago when we said you might want to hold fire on replacing your old Macbook? Well, we’ve got an update on that for you.

We mentioned how Apple likes to ramp up new product announcements as we move from summer into autumn, and now it looks like the Macbook Air could be getting some TLC in the next wave.

That’s right, it’s time to expect a very subtle change to the laptops you see four or five people working on in the window of your nearest café every single day.

Apple is bringing out a new cheap Macbook Air (and it’s got a better screen)

There’s a new Macbook Air on the way, according to Bloomberg, but it will reportedly have a better screen resolution than the current device.

Essentially, it will be catching up with other Apple laptops by moving over to the ‘retina’ display, the as-yet-unconfirmed reports suggest.

No price point has been confirmed, though it is expected to be cheaper than current non-Air models. The Macbook Air model currently listed on Apple’s site retails at £949, significantly less than the Macbook (£1,249) Macbook Pro 13-inch (£1,249-1,749) and Macbook Pro 15-inch (£2,349).

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We’re likely to learn more about any new releases in the coming months, and many will be keen to learn whether the patent Apple took out for a new laptop that merges with your phone will be acted upon.

We’ll find out, for example, whether there will be new Macbooks released which are cheaper than the iPhone 8.

Oh, and Apple will likely be announcing new iPhone models around the same time - head here to find out everything we currently know about those.

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