12in Retina MacBook Air release date rumours: new MacBook Air 'coming on 24 Feb'

12in Retina MacBook Air release date rumours: new MacBook Air 'coming on 24 Feb'

Sources at Apple - backed up by leaked photos of the new laptop - reveal the radical new design of 2015's 12in MacBook Air, which has just two ports and a massively slimmed-down chassis. In this article, we explore rumours about Apple's MacBook Air, which is also said to be gaining a Retina display. Stay up to date with the latest Retina MacBook Air release date rumours, including claims that a new 12-inch model is coming in 2015.


Will the MacBook Air ever get a Retina screen? And if so, when will the Retina MacBook Air come out? What about rumours of an all-new 12in MacBook Air design for 2015?
Our Retina MacBook Air rumour article brings together everything we know or can plausibly predict about Apple's next MacBook Air laptop: a laptop that we're pretty sure will come with a Retina display. We're also interested in rumours that Apple will be launching its new MacBook Air in a new size: one based on a 12in screen. 
We report on (and analyse for credibility) all the rumours about every aspect of the new MacBook Air with Retina display: its release date, so you'll know exactly when the new Retina MacBook Air will launch; the Retina MacBook Air's specs, features and design; its UK pricing and availability; and all the rest of the clues and hints circulating on the web that could help us work out what to expect, and when to expect it. Finally, we will show you any Retina MacBook Air images that surface online, together with concept and mockup illustrations produced by clever artists with an eye for prediction.
We update this article whenever we hear of new information, clues and rumours about the next MacBook Air, so bookmark this page and check back here regularly for the latest information about the new MacBook Air with Retina display.
UPDATED: Reports are suggesting that a new MacBook Air may launch as soon as 24 February - but this is thought to be an update to the existing models, rather than the hoped for 12in Retina MacBook Air. But the 12in version may still appear in March or April... Read on for more information. 
PLUS: Leaked photos which supposedly show the all-new design of 2015's 12-inch MacBook Air have appeared online - take a look in the leaked photos section of this article.