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Apple’s New Macbook Air 2020 Powered by Apple’s own M1 chip
The new MacBook Air (2020) was announced at Apple's November 10 presentation. While we already saw the MacBook Air (2020) earlier this year, this new model has some pretty big changes.
This is because, unlike previous models, the new MacBook Air (2020) replaces the Intel processor with Apple's own ARM chip, the new Apple M1. It also comes with macOS 11 Big Sur pre-installed. Apple promises this is the biggest change to macOS in years, and it's built from the ground up to take advantage of the M1 chip in the new MacBook Air (2020).
Apple says this special chip will enable the new MacBook Air (2020) to perform better and last longer on battery life, as well as other significant performance benefits.
All applications that normally run in macOS on Intel-based MacBooks will work fine with the new MacBook Air (2020) thanks to some software tools with Apple's Rosetta tool that allows applications to run on the new architecture.
Apple claims the new MacBook Air is three times faster than other laptops in its class and faster than 98% of PC laptops sold last year. Its neural engine is nine times faster than the previous MacBook Air, and its SSD is twice as fast thanks to the M1 and the latest flash technology.
Plus, with the low-power M1 chip, you don't need a fan to cool it, making it completely silent. In terms of battery life, we knew the new "Apple Silicon" would be more energy efficient, so it's no surprise that the new MacBook Air has the longest battery life of any MacBook Air - up to 15 hours. wireless web browsing or other. up to 18 hours of video, according to Apple.
It all includes a 13-inch Retina display, automatic face recognition, and more. Here's what we know so far about the MacBook Air.
Release date and price
At Apple's launch of the new MacBook Air (2020), the company announced that its refreshed thin and light laptop is now available for purchase, and the devices will begin shipping on November 16.
Prices for the new MacBook Air (2020) start at $ 999 / £ 999 / AU $ 1,599. As usual, there are a number of specs available at launch, and you can further tweak them to get the MacBook Air (2020) that best suits your needs and budget.
Prices of different Variants:-
$ 999 / £ 999: 8GB / 256GB, 7-core GPU, 8GB RAM, and 256GB SSD.
$ 1,249 / £ 1,249: 8GB / 512GB, 8-core GPU, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD
In comparison, the MacBook Air (2020) released earlier this year was priced at $ 999 / £ 999 / AU $ 1,599, which was actually less than the starting price of the MacBook Air (2019).
So you're getting the new MacBook Air (2020) for the same price as the previous model, and that's great news.
The fully enlarged version of the MacBook Air (2020) comes with a 1.2GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and 2TB SSD, and is priced at $ 2,249 / £ 2,249 / AU $ 3,349. Will we see a similar high-end configuration for the new MacBook Air?
Apple also announced details on the specifications and configurations of the new MacBook Air (2020). The base configuration includes an Apple M1 chip with an 8-core processor and a 7-core GPU, as well as a 16-core Neural Engine. There are 8GB of RAM, 256GB of SSD storage, and a 13-inch Retina display with True Tone. Touch ID is included and there are two Thunderbolt ports.
Then there is the version with the Apple M1 chip with an 8-core processor and an 8-core GPU. This additional core could significantly impact the graphics performance of the new MacBook Air (2020) Apple has promised it can play modern games, which the MacBook Air really couldn't.
It has 8GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage, and the same Retina display with True Tone, Touch ID, and two Thunderbolt ports.
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