Thursday, 15 November, 2018

Apple debuts a new MacBook Air (at long last)

All-new MacBook Air takes flight Apple finally announces updated MacBook Air with Retina display to take on Surface Laptop 2
Mandy Jefferson | 31 October, 2018, 04:26

However, the tech company made a big point of saying how portable this new Macbook Air is. It also comes with 20% improved speaker output and 3-microphone array for great video calling experience. The display has over 4 million pixels, which should make text and images more detailed. Apple's best selling laptop (and cheapest one, incidentally) has been in need of a refresh for years, and today we finally got it. While the previous MacBook Air weighed in a 2.96 pounds, Apple has managed to shave even more weight off its successor, which comes in at 2.75 pounds. Preorders open today, and Apple will begin shipping the new laptops on November 7th. Apple's expertise in screen technology continues to impress, and putting this new MacBook Air alongside your existing model could be enough on its own to get you to open your wallet.

The new MacBook Air maintains its classic tapered aluminum design, but now includes two Thunderbolt 3 ports along the left edge and a headphone jack on the right. If, however, the previous MacBook Air's appeal was grounded in that balance of portability, functionality, and most importantly price, then what will be the reaction to the new tag? Having said that the front camera remains same but surprisingly, the new MacBook Air comes with Touch ID.

Apple at an early morning press event at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in NY unveiled a smattering of new hardware including a long overdue update to the MacBook Air.

For a start, the computer has been given a space-grey finish on the outside with a body made from 100 per cent recycled aluminium.

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Apple's new iPads will resemble its latest iPhones as the company ditches a home button and fingerprint sensor to make room for the screen.

In a way, the new MacBook Air sounds like the ideal laptop ever created. The SSD storage inside the new MacBook Air is also 60% faster than the previous model, according to Apple, and has a capacity of up to 1.5 terabytes (1,500 GB).

Apple MacBook Air 2 has 17 per cent less volume than the predecessor, and at 15.6mm is 10 per cent thinner than the previous generation device. And as you might expect, the display is still 13.3 inches, keeping the overall size of the laptop small enough to carry the "Air" moniker. It features a 50.3Wh battery that is said to provide up to 12 hours of wireless Web browsing, 13 hours of iTunes movie playback, and 30 days of standby time. The device has 16GB of memory and up to 1.5TBSSD support.

How much does the MacBook Air cost?

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