Apple has acknowledged the MacBook Air 2012 legacy, but his repair is not otkazatsya internal documents that Apple has distributed to its official stores, 11 and 13 inch MacBook Air models already from August 31, 2018 will be considered archival.
Often the penetration of devices in category archive means a complete cessation of official support. To find the original components for these models are problematic, and authorized service centers, as a rule refuse to repair for lack of spare parts.
This time Apple decided to launch a test program for a longer service legacy devices.
In particular, in case of breakage MacBook Air 2012 can still apply to the authorized service centers around the world until 31 August 2020.
Similar test program was initially launched for iMac 2011 release (21,5 and 27-inch models). Now Apple has decided to help with the repair and MacBook Air 2012.
If this program will catch on, Apple could trigger a wave of approval among users. In the end, repair of archival devices within two years after the write-off for companies is considered to be a rare case.
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