MacBook Air 15-Inch: Apple Simply Introduced Its Largest Air Ever

At Apple’s WWDC keynote, the corporate revealed a brand new 15-inch model of its standard MacBook Air laptop computer. The brand new 15-inch model joins the present 13-inch Air and Apple’s personal M-series chips energy each. 

This is able to not be the primary time a MacBook Air has been accessible in a unique display screen measurement. From 2010 to 2016, Apple supplied an 11-inch MacBook Air. With the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Professional laptops, Apple now affords laptops with 13-, 14-, 15- and 16-inch screens. Add within the iPad Professional lineup and you have a laptop computer measurement for almost everybody. 

All the features coming to the new MacBook Air 15-inch

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Beginning at $1,299, the brand new MacBook Air 15 is the world’s thinnest 15-inch laptop computer at 11.5 millimeters, and it weighs solely 3.3 kilos. It options an Apple M2 chip (eight-core CPU, 10-core GPU), a 15.3-inch show with a max brightness of 500 nits, as much as 24GB of reminiscence and as much as 2TB of storage. The 13-inch M2 MacBook Air stays within the lineup for $100 much less at $1,099, and the M1 MacBook Air holds down the entry-level place at $999.

The M2 MacBook Air 15-inch additionally has a fanless design so it’s going to keep quiet at school, conferences or if you’re on FaceTime or Zoom calls. A 1,080p webcam and three-mic array may even enhance the general video name high quality. The physique additionally homes six audio system with force-canceling woofers for extra immersive spatial audio. 

In its announcement of the MacBook Air 15, Apple stated the brand new Air is 12 occasions sooner than the quickest Intel-based MacBook Air and it is able to as much as 18 hours of battery life. This is not shocking given Apple’s MacBooks proceed to have the longest battery lives of any laptops we have examined. 

It is a creating story. See CNET’s full protection of WWDC 2023. 

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