Instead of closing the MacBook Air line, Apple released an update for it. The new laptop has a Retina display and
Let's start with the update we all take so longwaited. The new MacBook Air has a 13.3-inch display with four times as many pixels. The resolution of the new display is 2560 x 1600. It does not support True Tone technology, but displays 48% more colors than the previous generation.
The aspect ratio is still 16:10, but the aluminum frame around the screen has been replaced with black, and now it is twice as thin. The laptop is made from 100% recycled aluminum.
The new MacBook Air retains its previous design, butNow it is only 15.6mm thick and weighs 1.25kg. It is much smaller than the old MacBook Air. Thanks to the thin bezels, the case of the new MacBook Air is 17% smaller.
MacBook Air - the first MacBook with Touch ID scanner not on the touchbar, but on the keyboard. The Touch ID system is powered by a T2 chip. Thanks to the same chip, the “Hello Siri” function works.
The MacBook Air is still 2-core 1.5GHz Core i5 processor, but it is enough for work. This is an 8th generation Intel processor. There is also an Intel UHD 617 GPU. Through the Thunderbolt connector, you can connect external GPUs. At first glance, this is not enough, but the processor must cope with all everyday tasks: browsing Netflix, browsing the Internet, using Excel, etc.
The base model has 8GB of RAM, but it can be increased to 16GB. The regular memory of the base model is 128GB, but now it can be increased up to 1.5TB.
The battery remains the same - the laptop can work up to 12 hours when using the Internet. But watching the video has grown to 13 hours.
Connectors Thunderbolt usb-c
MacBook Air remained the last laptop withUSB-A connectors, but now that has changed. The new MacBook Air has two Thunderbolt USB-C connectors, but that's all. If you want to use accessories, you have to buy adapters.
Keyboard Butterfly 3 generations
The new MacBook Air has a keyboard like the latest MacBook Pro. The original MacBook Air had one of the best keyboards among laptops, and this one got even better.
Butterfly mechanism is not the most reliable, and likeit’s not for everyone, but now the dust doesn’t easily fall under the keys. The keyboard is a matter of taste for everyone. Before buying a new MacBook Air, we recommend that you try it at your nearest hardware store.
Trackpad on 20% more
The new trackpad supports Force Touch technology, in which the physical click was replaced with a vibro feedback. In addition, its surface has become 20% larger compared to the old model.
Speakers become louder
If you often watch movies on your MacBook Air, then you will love the speakers of the new model. They became more than 25% louder, and the bass was twice as powerful.
This is also the first time: the new model is available in the colors "space gray", silver and gold. Golden Air looks especially beautiful.
The new MacBook Air costs from 104,990 rubles for a model with 128GB of memory. You can order it now, and the laptop will go on sale on November 7th.