It might be a while before you can get your hands on the new MacBook Air

WWDC is today, and one rumor we've heard is that Apple will announce a new MacBook Air at the conference.

The amount of gadgets Apple is working on for the rest of the year suggests the Air may be launched at WWDC, but new reports suggest that even if that occurs, the new laptop might be in short supply at launch.

Bloomberg's Mark Gurman reports that Apple planned to announce the MacBook Air at WWDC, but Covid-related factory shutdowns in China scuttled that plan.

According to Gurman, if the Air gets an announcement today, there will either be shortages, or a 'non-immediate release date.'

We can expect the new MacBook Air to have a completely new design, similar to the design of the new MacBook Pro machines, a 13-inch display, two USB-C ports, Touch ID, and MagSafe charging.

Gurman and analyst Ming-Chi Kuo agree that the Air is likely to be offered (at least initially) in three or four colors, including space gray, silver, and gold.

This is in stark contrast to recent reports that suggested the Air would be available in a multitude of colors, similar to the options available for the iMac.

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