Orders for the all-new MacBook Air with M2 begin Friday, July 8th

Orders for the all-new MacBook Air with M2 begin Friday, July 8th

Tech Highlights:

  • Completely reimagined around M2, MacBook Air has a new design that is remarkably thin from every angle. With a durable, all-aluminum unibody enclosure that feels incredibly solid and is built to last, it measures just 11.3 millimeters thin, is only 2.7 pounds, and delivers an astonishing 20 percent reduction in volume from the previous generation. And with the power efficiency of M2, all of the capabilities of MacBook Air are built into a silent, fanless design. In addition to silver and space gray, MacBook Air is now available in two stunning new finishes: midnight and starlight.

  • With a brand-new, enviably slim design in four exquisite finishes, a bigger 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display, a 1080p HD camera, MagSafe charging, and more. On the new MacBook Air with M2, an image of neon light reflected on a damp street surface is displayed. Customers can start placing orders for the brand-new MacBook Air with M2 on Friday, July 8. The entirely revamped MacBook Air with M2 will go on sale this Friday, July 8, at 5 a.m. PDT, and orders will begin shipping on Friday, July 15. The brand-new MacBook Air is powered by the M2 chip and offers even more performance, a new, remarkably thin design, a larger 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display, a 1080p FaceTime HD camera, and a four-speaker audio system.

MagSafe gives users a dedicated charging port that is easy to connect to while protecting MacBook Air when it is plugged in. MacBook Air also features two Thunderbolt ports for connecting a variety of accessories, and a 3.5 mm audio jack with support for high-impedance headphones. Additionally, the Magic Keyboard features a full-height function row with Touch ID, and a spacious, industry-leading Force Touch trackpad.

A pro workflow is shown on the screen of the new MacBook Air with M2. With even more performance and all-day battery life, MacBook Air is thinner, lighter, and faster, so users can work, play, or create just about anything — anywhere. MacBook Air includes a new 1080p FaceTime HD camera with twice the resolution and low-light performance of the previous generation. Combined with the processing power of the advanced image signal processor on M2, users will look great on video calls.

The completely redesigned MacBook Air comes in four gorgeous finishes — silver, starlight, space gray, and midnight. The MagSafe charging port is shown in detail on the new MacBook Air.The new MacBook Air features MagSafe, which keeps the two Thunderbolt ports free for connecting to a variety of accessories. The new MacBook Air features a beautiful 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display, which has been expanded closer to the sides and up around the camera to make room for the menu bar. The result is a larger display with much thinner borders, giving users more screen real estate to view their content in vivid detail. At 500 nits of brightness, it is also 25 percent brighter than before. MacBook Air now supports 1 billion colors, so photos and movies look incredibly vibrant.

MacBook Air also features a four-speaker sound system. To fit inside such a thin design, the speakers and mics are completely integrated between the keyboard and display — all while delivering an even better audio experience. A three-mic array captures clean audio using advanced beamforming algorithms, while the speakers produce improved stereo separation and vocal clarity. MacBook Air also supports immersive Spatial Audio for music and movies with Dolby Atmos.

With a new 1080p FaceTime HD camera and three-mic array, users can look and sound their best on video calls, while the four-speaker sound system delivers an immersive listening experience with support for Spatial Audio. The M2 chip starts the next generation of Apple silicon for the Mac, taking the breakthrough performance, power efficiency, and capabilities of M1 even further. From multitasking to creating captivating images, MacBook Air with M2 is everything users could want in the world’s best-selling notebook. MacBook Air with M2 features a more powerful 8-core CPU and up to 10-core GPU, so users can get more done faster.

With 100GB/s of unified memory bandwidth and support for up to 24GB of fast unified memory, it can handle even larger and more complex workloads. M2 also adds a next-generation media engine with a powerful ProRes video engine for hardware-accelerated encode and decode, so MacBook Air with M2 can play back more streams of 4K and 8K video than before. With M2, intensive workloads like editing complex timelines in Final Cut Pro are nearly 40 percent faster than the previous generation,2 and up to 15x faster for customers who haven’t upgraded to Apple silicon.3. Applying filters and effects in apps like Adobe Photoshop is up to 20 percent faster than before,2 and up to 5x faster for customers who haven’t yet upgraded to Apple silicon.3

With macOS Monterey, MacBook Air offers Continuity tools like Universal Control that make it easy for users to work effortlessly across Mac and iPad. FaceTime includes Portrait mode and Spatial Audio to make calls feel more natural and lifelike, and SharePlay enables Mac users to have shared experiences through FaceTime.5 Live Text and Visual Look Up use intelligence to surface useful information, Safari includes powerful tab organization with Tab Groups, and Shortcuts brings the ease of automation to the Mac.

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