The MacBook Air gets its first design upgrade in eight years

The MacBook Air gets its first design upgrade in eight years

-Power The new Macbook Air got more than enough power for most of what our kids need to do on their laptops.

There is also a 720p FaceTime HD camera on top of the display, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The "ultimate iPad" has 25% less volume, nearly 4 million pixels and comes in 11 inches and 12.9 inches. 2015 was the last time Apple upgraded the MacBook Air, and although the company has been introducing major improvements on other MacBook devices, the MacBook Air has always been neglected.

You can order the new MacBook Air starting today and it ships next week. Instead of wanting folk to buy the increasingly neglected workhorse, they were instead ushered towards its more expensive successor - flimsy keyboards and all. Apple also introduces Touch ID on the MacBook Air, as the biometric sensor finally permeates the company's product lineup easily.

In terms of build quality, the Air hits the typical standard most expect from Apple despite the fact that the computer is now manufactured from 100 percent recycled aluminum.

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Price-wise, the base model which features 8GB RAM and 128GB storage is listed at RM 5249. "So it's time for a new MacBook Air, one that takes the MacBook Air experience even further in the areas that are important to our customers". However, there are also a few upgrades MacBook Air 2015 users will have to begrudgingly accept with this new model, including the Force Touch Trackpad and higher starting price. Macbook Air's ground-breaking, thin design changed the industry, said Tim Cook.

Chief among the new MacBook Air's updated feature set is a 13.3-inch Retina display that boasts 48 percent more color than the previous generation and more than four million pixels.

That Touch ID sensor with T2 security chip, built into the new butterfly mechanism keyboard, seems very well executed, and for such a take-anywhere system, makes ideal sense.

In a way, the new MacBook Air sounds like the flawless laptop ever created. It has a 13.3-inch display. MacBook Air also features the third-generation Apple-designed keyboard for more precise and responsive typing. Yes, there's a fingerprint scanner on the MacBook Air for better security. That might seem like a pointless question, given the 2018 MacBook Air has just been revealed to us, but if Apple's newest ultraportable is to be a success then it can't just count on branding to buoy sales. The device has 16GB of memory and up to 1.5TBSSD support.

The MacBook Air will cost $1,199 to start.

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