The rumoured 12-inch MacBook makes no sense

Apple discontinued its 12-inch MacBook back in 2019, leaving the 13-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air as the smallest devices in its laptop range. There's been speculation about whether it could make a return ever since, especially after Apple began making laptops with its own silicon in 2020. And the rumours aren't going away.

The latest suggestion is that Apple's moving forward with early production models of a revamped version of the smaller laptop. But I'm really not convinced that the move would make sense. For Apple's current lineup, see our pick of the best MacBooks. We also have a guide to the best mouse for MacBooks.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.