MacBook Air 2021 will be eye-catching, colorful, and super-fast, leaks suggest

Renderings of MacBook Air 2021
(Image credit: Jon Prosser/RenderSyrian)

Apple is notoriously secretive about new releases. But a recent series of leaks contain some intriguing details about a new MacBook Air, set for launch at the end of this year. So if you're thinking of updating your laptop for Christmas, this looks like being a strong contender.

We're big fans of the MacBook Air: in our MacBook Air 13-inch M1 review last December, we wrote: "If you look at the design quality, the performance, the screen and its everyday ergonomic finesse, the MacBook Air M1 is just phenomenal. And for what you get, it’s not even very expensive." But could the next iteration be even better?

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Tom May

Tom May is a freelance writer and editor specializing in art, photography, design and travel. He has been editor of Professional Photography magazine, associate editor at Creative Bloq, and deputy editor at net magazine. He has also worked for a wide range of mainstream titles including The Sun, Radio Times, NME, T3, Heat, Company and Bella.