Alongside a bunch of other products, Apple brought the MacBook Air back to life with a new variant that features Retina display, Touch ID, etc. Here’s a quick rundown of the specifications, pricing and availability details of the new MacBook Air.
|30.41 x 21.24 x (0.41-1.56) cm
|13.3-inch Retina, with 2560 x 1600 display resolution
|1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5
|Intel UHD Graphics 617
|up to 16GB
|up to 1.5TB
|720p FaceTime camera
|2 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, 3.5mm headphone jack
|Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2
|Space Gray, Gold and Silver
The new MacBook Air has a slightly new design. It now has slimmer bezels around the display and is powered by the 8th generation Intel Core processors.
The new MacBook Air has 13.3-inch Retina Display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels. The base variant of the MacBook Air is powered by 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, along with 8GB RAM, and 128GB SSD. You can go all in and buy a fully specced out MacBook Air with up to 16GB RAM and up to 1.5TB SSD as well.
The ports, however, will remain the same. You’ll get two USB Type-C ports and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The notebook also features Apple’s Touch ID for secure login.
The new MacBook Air also has the butterfly switch keyboards with individually lit buttons, and there’s a new Force Touch trackpad, which is said to be 20 percent larger than the one found on the current MacBook Air model.
The base variant of the new MacBook Air is priced at Rs. 1,14,900 in India. The variant with 256GB SSD carries a price tag of Rs. 1,34,900.
There’s no official word on the MacBook Air’s availability in India, but it is now up for pre-order from the Apple website and will go on sale starting November 7 in the United States. The laptop is expected to land in India by the end of this year, so keep your eyes peeled.