The new MacBook Air will go down in history as the first Mac introduced by the new age company Apple silicon. An honor today shared with a new 13-inch MacBook Pro and Mac mini. We are in luck.
And I say this because apart from seeing all the new features of the new MacBook Air 13-inch, adds the news that it does not rise in price compared to the current one, and will be available next week. Let's see what news this first laptop of the economic range of the Apple Silicon era brings.
Craig Federighi He explained the new Apple Silicon project in broad strokes at the WWDC in June. Only five months have passed and this project is already a reality. Apple has just introduced the new MacBook Air with an M1 processor.
A new MacBook Air that has nothing to do with the previous one with an Intel chipset. A device renewed from top to bottom It offers improved performance and longer battery life thanks to the better efficiency of the new Apple M1 processor. These are the improvements that Apple has highlighted during its event today. The new MacBook Air with Apple's M1 processor has up to 18 hours of battery life.
Let's see a list of the main features of the new MacBook Air:
- Thunderbolt and USB ports 4.
- Up to 16 GB of RAM.
- SSD storage up to 2TB.
- Silent design with passive cooling.
- Graphics 5 times faster.
- new M1 CPU 3,5 times faster.
- WiFi connection 6.
Two configurations available
The basic configuration of the new MacBook Air costs 1.129 Euros, and includes the following:
- Apple M1 chip with 8-core CPU, 7-core GPU and 16-core neural engine
- 8 GB of unified RAM
- 256GB SSD storage
- Retina display with True Tone
- Magic keyboard
- touch ID
- Trackpad Force Touch
- Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports
There is another more expensive configuration, 1.399 Euros, which only differs in the SSD storage, which happens to be from 256 to 512 GB, and a slightly more powerful GPU with 8 cores instead of 7. It is already available in the website Apple Store, to deliver next week.