Apple unveils first MacBook Air with its own M1 processor - from $ 999

At today's third fall presentation, Apple finally unveils its first laptop

based on its own ARM processor M1 - MacBook Air.

What is offered

Looks like laptop design compared toIt has not changed by previous generations, but the most important thing here is the "filling": Apple has abandoned Intel processors and will now use the M1. The result is a fanless, quiet laptop that the company claims is faster than 98% of Windows laptops.

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The processor performance is 3.5 times faster than the previous generation Air, the graphics are 5 times faster, and the SSD speed is 2 times faster. At the same time, the compactness of the device was preserved.

In addition, the battery life has increased: When browsing the web over Wi-Fi, the new MacBook Air will last up to 15 hours on a single charge, or up to 18 hours if you're just playing videos offline. That's 6 hours longer than its predecessor and the longest battery life in a MacBook Air. They also promise that video calls will last twice as long as before.

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New MacBook Air received 13.3-inch Retinaa 2560 x 1600 display that now supports the P3 color space and has 400 nits of brightness and True Tone technology. There is Touch ID, two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports, Wi-Fi 6 and macOS Big Sur operating system. The maximum amount of RAM is 16 GB, the amount of solid state drive is up to 2 TB.

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MacBook Air will go on sale next week. For the version with an 8-core processor, 7-core graphics processor and 256 GB of memory, they ask for $ 999. A modification with an 8-core processor, an 8-core graphics processor and 512 GB of memory will cost $ 250 more.

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