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M2 MacBook Air preorders are starting to ship

M2 Macbook Air Open
M2 Macbook Air Open (Image credit: Gerald Lynch / iMore)

What you need to know

  • Some customers are starting to see their MacBook Air preorders ship.
  • The new MacBook Air will officially release on Friday, July 15.
  • It features the M2 processor, a new design, a larger display, and MagSafe charging.

Some lucky MacBook Air customers are already starting to see their preorders ship.

When Apple announced the latest generation of the MacBook Air at WWDC earlier last month, it revealed the largest design upgrade ever for its consumer-focused notebook. The new MacBook Air adopts the design language of the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro and adds a larger display, M2 processor, and brings back the era of MagSafe charging. It's also the first MacBook Air that you can upgrade up to 24GB of memory.

For some lucky customers who were among the first to preorder the new MacBook Air, Apple is already shipping their new notebook their way (as spotted by MacRumors:

M2 Macbook Air Shipped

M2 Macbook Air Shipped (Image credit: MacRumors)

While it's always exciting to see a new product get closer to customers, this is an expected update. Apple usually ships its new products a few days before they are officially released to ensure that the order gets to the customer exactly on release day. Sometimes, some of those preorder customers might even get lucky and see their new product show up before release day.

Preorders for the new MacBook Air are still available if you still want to get a reservation in before the notebook is officially released online and in Apple Stores on Friday, July 15.

Joe Wituschek
Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.