The Apple MacBook Air 2018 has been introduced by Apple with bezel-less retina display and some upgraded internals compared to previous versions. It will be taking over Apple’s best selling laptop, the old MacBook Air. It’s perfect for those who needs a refresh of a new MacBook after so many years.
The MacBook Air 2018 looks absolutely stunning and radiant, there’s the Apple logo at the bottom. It also comes with Touch ID, which is quite surprising since Apple only uses Face ID on the iPhone X, XR and XS Max.
It has a fourth generation butterfly type keyboard which is more responsive and precise according to Apple. The buttons are obviously backlit with a Force Touch trackpad as well. Of course, the speakers are 25% louder, it measures 15.6 mm in thickness and weighs just 2.75 pounds (that’s 1.24 kg).
The Apple MacBook Air is built around a 13.3-inch Retina capacitive touchscreen boasting of 2560 x 1600 pixels in resolution and about 300 pixel per inch density. There’s a 50% narrower bezel compared to its predecessor, this is accompanied by a modern-looking design that has glass coverage up to the edges.
Software and Hardware
It is powered by the 8th generation dual-core Intel Core i5 chipset, while the T2 chip powers the Touch ID feature. It boasts of 1.5TB of storage to store your files and up to 16GB of RAM.
The MacBook Air is equipped with Facetime camera on top of the display for all your Facetime moments.
The laptop comes with two Thunderbolt 3 ports, while the usual Wi-Fi/GPS configurations are present as well.
Battery and Price
Apple hasn’t revealed the battery capacity of the Book yet, but the company claims it can last up to 12 hours for web browsing and 13 hours when playing movies off iTunes. It has a starting price of $1,199 and you can pre-order it from November 7.