Apple introduced the next generation of its MacBook Air at WWDC 2022. The new line of MacBooks Air will be powered by the all new M2 chipshas everything new redesigned enclosure and comes in some exciting new colors.
The new Air design comes in Silver, Space Gray, Starlight, Midnight Black, and Gold colorways. Apple decided to ditch the teardrop-shaped wedge shape that has been a classic design choice for MacBook Air and replaced it with a simpler, flat-edged chassis much like recent MacBook Pros. That’s not where the physical similarity between the new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro ends. Like the 2021 MacBook Pro, the screen has also been pushed closer to the edges, giving the device very slim bezels and it also comes with a notch on the screen. MacBook Air is 11.3mm thick and features a Magic Keyboard with a Touch ID-enabled power button. We also see MagSafe return for safe magnetic charging. Apple claims that the new MacBook Air gets around 18 hours of continuous video playback on its battery, all thanks to the efficiency of the new M2 chips, over the existing M1 chip. The screen that the MacBook Air gets is about 13.6 inches, all thanks to the slimmer bezels. The device is an IPS panel with a native resolution of 2560×1664 pixels and supports 500 nits of brightness. Users also get True Tone technology and support for up to a billion colors.The notch gets a 1080p webcam with all the bells and whistles like Center Stage. The M2 chip used in MacBook Air is about 5 times faster than the latest generation of Intel-based MacBook Air and 40% faster than the 2020 MacBook Air M1. It also comes with two USC-C ports, which are They can be used for fast charging. The M2 MacBook Air will start at Rs 1,19,900 in India. For that, you get the base variant of the M2 chip, which is the 8-core CPU and 8-core GPU. You’ll also get 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage with the base variant, and you’ll have the option to expand RAM up to 24GB and storage up to 2TB.In case you go for the higher powered M2 chip, you still get an 8-core CPU, but this time, you get a 10-core GPU. With the higher powered M2 chip, you still get the base 8GB RAM, expandable up to 24GB. For storage, you’ll get 512GB in the base variant, with the option to upgrade up to 2TB. The MacBook Air 10 GPU Core M2 starts at Rs 1,49,900. Via: FirstPost