The new MacBook Air with Latest Features including the T2 Chip
The announcement of the new MacBook Air was made at the Apple’s New York event. The new MacBook Air comes with a lot of features that include a Retina display, a third-gen keyboard, an upgrade on the portable design and latest processors. The new MacBook Air has faster SSDs, T2 Security Chip, Touch ID and Thunderbolt 3. It features a Force Touch trackpad, all-day battery life and incredible stereo sound.
The new MacBook Air is available in three different variants-gold, silver and space grey. It is selling at $1,199 and can be ordered on apple.com. On Nov 7, the MacBook Air can be purchased from Authorized Apple Resellers and Apple retail stores.
New Macbook Air Design and Sound
The new MacBook Air has a 13.3-inch Retina display with more than 4 million pixels of resolution whereby the images and text look more stunning and sharper in macOS Mojave. The MacBook Air has a more portable design than the first MacBook Air. The wedge-shaped design is compact and portable and offers 12 hours battery life for wireless web use and 13 hours of iTunes movie playback. It is available in gold, silver or space grey. It is 0.61 inches at the thicker end and 2.75 pounds in weight.
There is an in-built FaceTime HD camera and the three microphones allow better sound quality and even an improvement on the voice recognition for Siri.
The new MacBook Air has advanced speakers and audio technology thus providing a better and immersive audio experience. Watching movies and listening to music is a treat with the speakers being 25 percent louder and the bass being doubled.
The new MacBook Air has the Touch ID that is built into the keyboard. This becomes ideal for unlocking the MacBook Air, authenticate your ID and even ensure secure purchases on Apple Pay. In addition, the MacBook Air has the T2 security chip to make it even more secure. The T2 has an always-on processor that enables ‘Hey Siri’ and an SSD controller with data encryption for all that is stored on the SSD.
Keyboard and Trackpadof New Macbook Air
The third-gen Apple keyboard is especially designed for a more responsive and accurate typing. There is more illumination as each individual key is backlit with low-power LEDs.
The MacBook Air comes with a Force Touch trackpad which is 20 percent larger than the earlier MacBook Air which allows for a better user experience.
Processor of the new MacBook Air
An 8th Gen Intel Core i5 processor, Intel UHD Graphics and faster 2133 MHz system memory up to 16GB has been included in the new MacBook Air. It ensures good performance for organizing your photos, browsing the web, viewing videos and making presentations. It also has SSDs up to 1.5TB which is 60 percent faster than the earlier gen and opening apps and files are faster and more responsive.
It has two Thunderbolt 3 ports for charging the notebook, transferring data via USB and Thunderbolt, output video in three formats and also connect various devices like external storage, docks for additional ports, 4K and 5K displays and eGPUs for speedier graphics.