Today, Apple introduced its newest
member of the MacBook Air family. The 12-inch Retina display MacBook Air. This
new version will be thinner and lighter than any previous versions.
This new model has a smaller bezel
around its screen and a keyboard that reaches from edge to edge. With a new
design track pad that does not click as usual, it uses the Tapic engine that will be used in the Apple Watch that will
There are only 2 ports on the new MacBook
Air, one is the traditional headphone jack, and a new USB-C connector. This new
connector will allow the user to charge the battery, send video to an external
display and also carry data at USB 3 speeds.
Its weight is a mere 2 pounds and only
13..1 mm (roughly .5 of a inch!). That’s 24 percent thinner than the 11-inch
previous model. A Retina display (2304X1440) will be the first one offered in
the MacBook Air line. Apple
is promising "all-day battery,” with 9 hours of web or 10 hours of HD video.
The New laptop will
be available starting on April 10th for $1299. It will have 256gb
SSD, and 8gb ram in the entry-level model. Another new feature previously only available
in iPhones and the iPad is all models will now be available in 3 colors, Silver,
Space Gray and Gold.