Along with the refreshed iPad Pro 2020 models, Apple, on March 18, 2020, also announced an update to the Apple MacBook Air as well. The upgraded Apple MacBook Air (2020) claims to be faster than its predecessors. It gets the new Magic Keyboard and now also boasts of twice the storage with the base version now offering 256GB of storage and also happens to be lower priced than the competition. The notebook is also faster than the machines it replaces and offers two times faster CPU performance and up to an 80 percent faster graphics performance. With support for TouchID, a 13-inch retina display, and a spacious trackpad, Apple also claims this is the best MacBook Air they have ever made.
Let’s take a closer look at the new MacBook Air 2020.
MacBook Air Price (2020) in India
Unlike with the case of the new iPad Pro lineup, Apple is yet to officially announce the prices od the refreshed MacBook Air in India. However, looking at the US prices, we can expect the product to be priced around the Rs 90,000 mark for the base version.
MacBook Air (2020) Specifications, Features
The design language of the new MacBook Air (2020) remains unchanged from the 2018 model. The 13.3-inch screen is identical to the one found on the previous generation and boasts os a 16:10 aspect ratio with support for Apple’s TrueTone display technology for accurate color reproduction. Thanks to Thunderbolt 6 support, the MacBook Air (2020) can support 6K displays.
The MacBook Air (2020) comes powered by Intel’s latest 10th generation Intel Core Ice Lake processors. The machines support the faster LPDDR4X memory standard and offer up to 8GB of RAM. These processors also support faster Intel Iris graphics leading to improved graphics performance.
As mentioned earlier in this article, the MacBook Air (2020) now starts with a 256GB model, which is double the storage capacity compared to the older models. While the external look might not change, one significant change with the new MacBook Air (2020)is the new Magic keyboard on the MacBook Air, which comes with the new scissor key switch mechanism that is now used on the refreshed 16-inch MacBook Pro.
Apple is yet to announce the launch date for the MacBook Air (2020) in India. When the company makes a formal announcement, you will be among the first to know. In the meantime, do let us know what you think about the new MacBook Air (2020) in the comments section below.
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