Updated models with AMD graphics options expected in early 2017.
Apple to Launch New MacBook Air in June-July
Digitimes reports that Apple is planning on new shipments of 11.6" and 13.3" MacBook Air models for launch in June or July. The new MacBook Airs will feature the Sandy Bridge chipset and Thunderbolt interface.
Main supply chain makers for the new models remain about the same as for the existing MacBook Air, with Quanta Computer solely responsible for assembly, Catcher Technology supplying casings, Auras Technology a main supplier of thermal modules, Shin Zu Shing supplying hinges, and Simplo Technology and Dynapack supplying batteries, the sources pointed out. However, none of the makers have confirmed their participation in making new MacBook Airs.CNet had previously reported that Apple had been planing the MacBook Air refresh in June.