All-New MacBook Air With 13.3-Inch Retina Display, Touch ID Launched

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Apple's new iPads will resemble its latest iPhones as the company ditches a home button and fingerprint sensor to make room for the screen. 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.

This MacBook Air is the most environmentally friendly Mac on the market, Lagrove said: The logic board is made from 100% recycled tin, while the internal components are made from 25% post-consumer recycled plastic.

The previous update to the MacBook Air, released in 2017, included 128 GB of storage in the 13-inch version and 256 GB in the 15-inch version (both configurable to 512GB SSD). And, since the MacBook Air is "the most beloved notebook ever", according to Tim Cook, it deserved Apple's whole attention. Not only that, but Apple has redesigned the area around the display.

All of this is framed in a bezel that's 50 percent narrower than its predecessor. There's an "HD" front-facing camera above the display.

Given the issues I've had with the MacBook Pro's display scratching, I expect the shift to glossy bezels that aren't raised will result in the Air suffering from the same problem.

The new MacBook Air comes in Gold, Space Grey and Silver colour options.

Finally acknowledging design deficiencies this year, Apple said it redesigned the scissors mechanism for what it calls a "third generation" keyboard. Each key is individually backlit using low-power LEDs for more accurate illumination. It offers 48 percent more color, along with sharper text and images. It also comes with 20% improved speaker output and 3-microphone array for great video calling experience.

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The new lower-cost Apple notebook adopts numerous technologies Apple introduced with the MacBook Pro in 2016, including a large Force Touch trackpad, new keyboard and two Thunderbolt 3 ports in the side for power and connectivity.

The MacBook Air starts from RM5,249 for the Core i5, 128GB, 8GB RAM base model. Storage-wise, it supports up to 1.5TB SSD that is 60 percent faster than the predecessor.

After today's event, the future of the standard MacBook looks shakier than that of the Air.

In terms of size, the MacBook Air has 17% less volume, is 10% thinner, and weighs a twelfth less than previous MacBook Airs.

Additionally, the new MacBook Air has TouchID. And that price isn't an unreasonable proposition, either, since the 11-inch MacBook Air sold for that much before its axing.

The device is available for pre-order today and will begin shipping on November 7.

If you're now looking to pick up a MacBook, be sure to check out the best MacBook deals now available.

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