Apple Launches MacBook Air 2018

Apple introduced thier latest Mac Book Air in a event at London. The presence of MacBook Air was immediately greeted with great fanfare because this device has not been updated by Apple for a long time.

The latest MacBook Air comes with a 13.3″ 2560×1600 screen with retina display and 50% thin black bezel than before. The screen has 4 million pixels that promises sharper colors. This device features FaceTime HD features, a keyboard and a new force touch trackpad. In addition there is a Touch ID for access security and the FaceTime camera is still at the top.

The Mac Book Air uses the eighth generation Intel Dual core processor i5 with RAM up to 16 GB. Its internal memory uses an SSD with a capacity of up to 1.5 TB. MacBook Air still carries a small design, even its size has now shrunk by 17% from before. Its thickness is 15.6 mm or reduced by 10% from before. With better optimization at both hardware and software level the laptop should last 12 hours for web browsing and 13 hours when playing movies off iTunes. The new SSDs that run 60% faster than before as comapred to traditional HDD.

You get two Thunderbolt 3 ports, through which you can connect a 5K display or even an eGPU if you so wish. The new MacBook Air is made entirely from recycled aluminum, and it has 17% less volume than the older model. Its 10% thinner at 15.6 mm and it weighs just 2.75 pounds (that’s 1.24 kg).

The keyboard is a 4th generation butterfly type, that Apple says is more precise and responsive than ever. Its keys are individually backlit. The trackpad is now Force Touch, with 20% more surface area. The speakers are 25% louder and come with two times the bass of the new laptop’s predecessor.

Apple began opening orders for the latest MacBook Air today, Tuesday (10/30/2018). But it will only be sold next week. This device starts selling at a price of USD 1,199 for the 1.6 GHz Core i5 processor spec, 8 GB RAM and 128 GB SSD.