We are in a day of presentations, Apple has just unveiled a new iPad Pro with a renewed camera system and many applications and has also shown a new model of MacBook Air that includes as its main novelty a new keyboard with scissors mechanism.
We had several weeks with rumors and finally this new model of MacBook Air is now available in the online Apple Store around the world to a price that starts from 1,199 euros for the i3 processor model and 1,499 for the i5 processor model.
New Features of MacBook Air
The new MacBook Air continues to maintain its impressive unibody design made from 100% recycled aluminum and comes in three finishes: gold, silver and space gray. The 13-inch Retina display offers over 4 million pixels and millions of colors and one of the main novelties of the new MacBook Air is its keyboard, but Apple has also changed some other specs:
New Magic Keyboard
The butterfly keyboard has not succeeded and has only given Apple problems, the company has rectified and is changing the keyboard of all its laptops. Now it was the turn of the MacBook Air that incorporates the new Magic Keyboard first introduced on the 16-inch MacBook Pro.
The new redesigned scissor mechanism offers 1mm travel on each key for a more comfortable and stable feel, while the new inverted "T" layout for the arrow keys makes it easier to find them without looking down.
Apple has finally doubled the base storage of the MacBook Air that until now included 128 GB, from now on all models will start with 256 GB of internal SSD storage. In addition, the new MacBook Air offers an SSD of up to 2TB, double the previous maximum storage.
- The MacBook Air comes with the Apple T2 security chip, Apple's custom-designed second-generation silicon, which verifies that the software loaded during the boot process has not been tampered with and provides on-the-fly data encryption for everything stored on the SSD
- A matrix of three microphones for clearer voice capture for FaceTime calls with friends and family.
The industry's best Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and multi-touch navigation.
- Thunderbolt 3 ports for data transfer, charging and video output in a single connector.
- Support for one external display up to 6K, for the first time on MacBook Air.
- Advanced stereo speakers for wide, immersive stereo sound for activities like watching Apple TV + content or playing games in the Apple Arcade.
As we have mentioned, the new MacBook Air is now available to buy in three different color options, Gold, Silver and Space Gray starting at 1,199 euros. You can improve its specifications with more powerful processors, more storage options or RAM. The shipment will arrive from April, as it can currently be picked up at the Apple Store.