Apple’s next MacBook Air with M2 processor finally has a shipping date. After waiting a bit longer than usual, the new $1,199 laptop will start shipping on July 15, with pre-orders opening on July 8 at 8am ET. the 13-inch MacBook Pro with a touch bar announced alongside him at WWDC 2022 is available now. While that familiar-looking model was the first to come out with the second-generation chip, this MacBook Air offers a lot more new stuff, like a MagSafe charger, a 1080p webcam, and a revised design with a 13.6-inch screen. of inches.
Although the new MacBook Air starts at a lower price than its 13-inch Pro counterpart, it’s certainly the most colorful and unique looking. Unlike previous Air laptops, it moves away from a wedge-shaped design to a more conventional slab and comes in a new darker color.
All-New MacBook Air with M2 Hands-On
In our little hands on With a demo unit after the WWDC announcement, the Air’s thinness and lightness were immediately noticeable: it’s just 11mm thin and weighs 2.7lbs. It now has a notch at the top of its larger screen, much like the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros with M1 Pro and M1 Max processors, though that seems like a much more attractive trade-off compared to a Touch Bar like the Pro. 13 inches with M2.
However, we’ll have to see how the new MacBook Air’s new specs and design deliver when we spend more time with it. on paper there seems to be a lot of promise.