To date and with the exception of the most possible problem of Raw material shortage related to Apple Watch Series 7, the Cupertino company is dealing with this shortage in a very dignified way in most of its products.
In this case, the well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who explained a few hours ago in his analysis this year the possible arrival of a new MacBook Air to the production lines for the summer of 2022, also predicts a greater shortage for the production of these Macs, in this case it says that production is it would drop about 15% during the first half of next year.
Component shortages among other problems
Without a doubt, Apple processors do not escape from this shortage that affects all manufacturers. In addition to this shortage, Apple customers may maintain their computers with an M1 processor for at least one more year and added to the changes in work habits (less teleworking after the impulse in the COVID era) will also cause a lower demand for new equipment.
All this makes Kuo think that the Cupertino company will have less product stock available and the production lines would slow down their manufacturing rate. The truth is the reception of MacBooks with the new M1 processors was undoubtedly excellent. Many users right now are still not considering a change in the short term and those who want to do so may wait for the launch of the new 14 and 16-inch MacBook Pros. These teams would supposedly arrive this year, we’ll see what ends up happening …