All-New MacBook Air Takes FlightSource: Business Wire
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All-new MacBook Air features 13-inch Retina display, Touch ID, the latest processors, an even more portable design and all-day battery life. (Photo: Business Wire)
“The first MacBook Air revolutionized Mac with its thin wedge-shaped
aluminum design. It forever changed the entire industry for portable
computers and became the world’s most loved notebook,” said
Retina Display Comes to MacBook Air
The new MacBook Air features a stunning 13.3-inch Retina display with over 4 million pixels of resolution so text and images in macOS® Mojave look sharp and stunning. And with 48 percent more color than the previous generation, images are more lifelike than ever.1 The new MacBook Air also includes a built-in FaceTime® HD camera, which is perfect for Group FaceTime calls with friends and family, as well as a three microphone array for better sound quality when making calls and improved voice recognition for Siri®.
Featuring Touch ID and Apple T2 Security Chip
MacBook Air now includes Touch ID — a fingerprint sensor built right into the keyboard — which allows you to conveniently and instantly unlock your MacBook Air, authenticate your identity, and make fast, simple and secure purchases using Apple Pay®. To support Touch ID, MacBook Air comes with the Apple T2 Security Chip, which makes your notebook far more secure. The T2’s Secure Enclave protects Touch ID information and also ensures that software loaded during the boot process has not been tampered with. The T2 also features an SSD controller with on-the-fly data encryption for everything stored on the SSD. These allow MacBook Air to offer the most secure boot process and most secure storage of any notebook. T2 also features an always-on processor that enables “Hey Siri,” which lets you make requests to Siri with just your voice for things like finding files or opening an app.
Latest Generation Keyboard and Industry’s Best Trackpad
MacBook Air also features the third-generation
Fuller, More Immersive Audio Experience
With more advanced speakers and audio processing technology, MacBook Air delivers a higher quality audio experience and wide stereo playback that makes watching movies and listening to music more immersive than ever. The speakers are 25 percent louder with two times more bass than the previous generation for more dynamic range and fuller sound.1
Performance to Power Your Daily Activities
The new MacBook Air features an 8th generation Intel Core i5 processor, Intel UHD Graphics and faster 2133 MHz system memory up to 16GB, delivering the performance you need for everyday activities like organizing your photos, browsing the web, creating presentations or viewing and editing videos. MacBook Air also features SSDs up to 1.5TB in capacity, that are up to 60 percent faster than the previous generation and make launching apps and opening files feel snappier and more responsive.1
Thunderbolt 3, the Most Versatile Port Ever
MacBook Air now comes with two Thunderbolt 3 ports which allow you to charge your notebook, quickly transfer data via USB and Thunderbolt, output video in three formats and connect to a whole host of devices including external storage, docks for additional ports, 4K and 5K displays, and eGPUs for faster graphics. It’s the most versatile port ever. With over 700 Thunderbolt 3 devices in the ecosystem and growing, along with thousands of USB-C devices, MacBook Air allows you to take advantage of a whole new generation of accessories.
All-New, More Portable Design and The Greenest Mac Ever
The new MacBook Air packs all of these features in a new, distinct wedge-shaped design which is now even more compact and portable, and delivers up to 12 hours of battery life during wireless web use and up to 13 hours of iTunes® movie playback.2 Featuring a significantly smaller footprint, the new MacBook Air takes up 17 percent less volume, is 10 percent thinner measuring just .61 inches at its thickest point, and at just 2.75 pounds is a quarter pound lighter than the previous generation.
In addition, the new MacBook Air enclosure is made from a custom,
Radeon Pro Vega Graphics Coming to MacBook Pro Next Month
All new Macs come with macOS Mojave, the latest version of the world’s
most advanced desktop operating system, with new features inspired by
pros but designed for everyone. In macOS Mojave, a new Dark Mode
transforms the desktop with a dramatic new look that puts the focus on
user content. The new Stacks feature organizes messy desktops by
automatically stacking files into neat groups. Familiar iOS apps,
including News, Stocks, Voice Memos and Home, are now available on the
Mac for the first time. FaceTime now adds support for group calling, and
the Mac App Store® gets a full redesign featuring rich editorial content
and the addition of apps from top developers, including
Pricing and Availability
The new graphics configuration option for MacBook Pro will be available
to order on apple.com
1 Testing conducted by
2 The wireless web test measures battery life by wirelessly browsing 25 popular websites with display brightness set to 12 clicks from bottom or 75 percent. Battery life varies by use and configuration. See www.apple.com/batteries for more information.
3 Recycled material claim applies to the enclosure and is
based on auditing done by
4 Based on Product Greenhouse Gas Life Cycle Assessment. See our Product Environmental Reports for more information.
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