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Apple launches new MacBook Air Early 2020

By Giacomo Martiradonna Wednesday 18 March 2020

Up to 2x faster performance, new Magic Keyboard and twice the storage space and an incredible price starting at 1,229.

More performance, new (ie old) Magic Keyboard, and a starting price even more attractive. A lot of users like the new MacBook Air.

"The new MacBook Air" explain from Apple, "has a CPU up to twice as fast and offers graphics performance up to 80% more snappy, allowing customers to dart around in everyday activities and enjoy the best video games. Now with 256GB of storage in the basic configuration, MacBook Air has space for even more movies, photos and files. In addition it has a bright 13 "Retina display that offers brilliant images and ultra-text, the Touch ID for convenient logins and for shopping online safely, a large trackpad, a battery that lasts all day and the power of macOS Catalina: the best MacBook Air ever made. "

Available in the colors Gold, Silver and Space Gray, the new model features:

  • Retina display with 13.3 "LED backlight and IPS technology; native resolution 25601600 at 227 pixels per inch.
  • Touch ID
  • Processor Intel Core i3 dualcore at 1.1GHz (Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz) in the basic version and Intel Core i5 quadcore at 1.1GHz (Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz) in the upper version; configurable la carte with Intel Core i7 quadcore at 1.2GHz (Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz).
  • Archiving 256GB PCIe SSD unit in the basic version, 512GB in the intermediate version.
  • Memory 8GB configurable to 16GB

From students and consumers who buy their first computer to customers looking for a newer model, everyone loves the Mac, and the MacBook Air in particular. We've radically updated it by offering up to twice as fast performance, the new Magic Keyboard and twice the storage at an even cheaper price than 1229, and even less for Education customers, said Tom Boger, Senior Director of Mac and iPad Apple Product Marketing. With its beautiful slim and light design, a brilliant Retina display, a battery that lasts all day, and the power and ease of use of macOS, MacBook Air is the best consumer notebook in the world.

Among other features, we point out:

  • Three microphones in arrays to capture the voice more clearly during FaceTime calls
  • Force Touch trackpad
  • Ports Thunderbolt 3
  • Support for an external monitor up to 6K
  • Advanced speakers for a wide stereo sound with an enveloping rendering

As mentioned, the new MacBook Air starts at 1,229 for the version with Core i3 dualcore processor at 1.1GHz, 256GB SSD. The intermediate variant with Core i5 quadcore at 1.1GHz (Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz) and 512GB SSD is instead 1,529.