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Business News/ Technology / Gadgets/  WWDC 2023: Apple introduces new 15.3-inch MacBook Air with M2 chipset. All details

WWDC 2023: Apple introduces new 15.3-inch MacBook Air with M2 chipset. All details

Apple has introduced a new 15.3-inch MacBook Air with M2 chipset, claiming it to be the thinnest 15-inch laptop globally, measuring just 11.5mm in thickness.

New 15.3-inch MacBook Air with M2 chipset (Apple)Premium
New 15.3-inch MacBook Air with M2 chipset (Apple)

Apple, the California based technology giant has introduced its new 15.3-inch MacBook Air with M2 chipset. The event started with a bang, as the company introduced its new high performance laptop.

The technology giant claims that the 15.3-inch MacBook Air is the thinnest 15-inch laptop globally, measuring a mere 11.5mm in thickness. It also impresses with its lightweight build, weighing only 3 pounds.

This laptop retains essential features such as a headphone jack, dual Thunderbolt 4 ports, MagSafe, and introduces new color options. The design of the larger MacBook Air remains consistent with its 13-inch counterpart. Users can choose from four distinct colors: Starlight, Midnight, Space Gray, and Silver.

Speaking of design, the 15.3-inch MacBook Air closely resembles its smaller counterpart, boasting a slim and sleek profile. It retains the unibody construction and incorporates a six-speaker sound system to deliver improved audio quality. The larger edge-to-edge display includes a notch housing a 1080p FaceTime camera for video calls, which can reach a brightness of up to 500 nits.

When it comes to performance, the 15.3-inch MacBook Air utilizes the identical M2 chip found in its 13.6-inch counterpart. Apple's comparisons indicate that the M2 chip integrated into this model delivers a staggering 12-fold increase in speed compared to an Intel-based MacBook Air. The M2 chip boasts 8 CPU cores and 10 GPU cores, enabling enhanced computational and graphical capabilities. It can also be configured with up to 24GB of RAM and a maximum storage capacity of 2TB.

The 15.3-inch MacBook Air is competitively priced at just $1,299. Meanwhile, Apple has also reduced the price of the 13.6-inch MacBook Air, making it more accessible at $1,099.

In India, the 15-inch MacBook Air is equipped with the M2 processor has a base price of 1,34,900. However, for education purposes, the laptop starts at 1,24,900. The new MacBook Air is offered in Midnight, Starlight, Silver, and Space Grey color variants. Starting today, you can place an order for the 15-inch MacBook Air with M2 on Deliveries to customers, as well as availability in Apple Store outlets and Apple Authorized Resellers, will commence on Tuesday, June 13th.


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Updated: 06 Jun 2023, 06:51 AM IST
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