Apple’s special event is currently underway in Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY. It has been speculated widely as to what will Apple unveil in the event, it was rumored that a new MacBook Air will be revealed along with a number of other Apple products such as second gen Earpods and an updated MacBook Pro. While we are yet to see what will come ahead, their first announcement is the new Apple MacBook Air 2018. Let us see what the new MacBook Air has to offer.
Apple MacBook Air 2018, What’s New?
This year’s MacBook Air has a lot of new features apparently, with additions such as TouchID and Retina display, the MacBook Air 2018 is surely an upgrade over the previous gen. So what’s up with the new MacBook Air 2018. let’s find out.
- 13.3 inches Retina Display
- 4x more pixels than before
- 8th Gen Intel Dual Core i5 CPU
- 8 to 16 GBs
- SSD up to 1.5 TB
- 2x Thunderbolt 3 ports
- New TouchID
- Stereo speakers, louder bass
- 3 microphones
- 3rd Gen keyboard
- Force Touch trackpad
This year’s MacBook Air is 10 percent thinner than the last one. This is a significant improvement keeping in mind the latest and fastest hardware that can be found inside the thin notebook. According to Apple, they have used a special aluminum alloy for the body which is stronger and lighter than conventional aluminum.
MacBook Air 2018 Price and Availability
MacBook Air 2018 will retail for starting from 1199 USD. It will be available for purchase from Nov 7 onwards.