Tuesday, 13 November, 2018


Apple Finally Launches the MacBook Air Upgrade You Have Been Waiting For

All-new MacBook Air takes flight Apple finally announces updated MacBook Air with Retina display to take on Surface Laptop 2
Melba Vasquez | 30 October, 2018, 22:30

Apple says that it can show 48 per cent more colours, clearly hinting that the new laptop has an IPS panel instead of the TN panel in current Air. It's late to the game, sure, but now that it is here and with the holiday season upon us, Apple is likely going to sell a lot of these in the coming months.

On Tuesday in Brooklyn, New York, the technology giant debuted a new MacBook Air with a sharper screen and redesigned the Mac mini desktop with a focus on professional users.

The all-new MacBook Air features a 13.3-inch Retina display. The new Macbook Air comes with audio controller, always on process to enable "Hey Siri", and latest generation keyboard. This new MacBook Air was revealed to roll with a new set of colors, including gold and silver, along with two USB-C ports and a headphone port. The company also says it now uses custom alloy from excess aluminium, ensuring the laptop is built with 100-percent recycled aluminium, instead of high-grade aluminium in previous generations - which helps reduce the carbon footprint be almost 50 percent. It's also 10 per cent thinner, if that matters to you, though that has the advantage of it only weighing 1.24kg. The new MacBook Air brings several new features on the iconic low-powered notebook. There's also a large and much-improved Force Touch trackpad. The notebook features Apple's trademark Retina display which is capable of displaying 4 million pixels.

First and foremost, Apple's new MacBook Air comes with the performance upgrade everyone's been waiting for. There is also an Apple T2 security chip under the hood, which keeps data secured and encrypted.

In terms of design specs, the aluminum bezel around the screen is gone and the display glass goes all the way to the border, with a 13.3-inch display.

"MacBook truly indicates that truly less can be more", said CEO Tim Cook while unveiling the new MacBook Air.

However, the previous MacBook Air may never have achieved its legendary battery life figures if not for that highly-tuned (if awfully muddled) display resolution. Prices start at $1,199. Apple also introduces Touch ID on the MacBook Air, as the biometric sensor finally permeates the company's product lineup easily.

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