Today, Apple has unveiled a larger 15-inch MacBook Air powered by the M2 chip. The all-new MacBook Air has an expansive 15.3-inch Retina display, a fanless design, six-speaker sound system, and much more.
Here is everything you need to know about Apple’s new 15-inch MacBook Air.
Everything you need to know about the new 15-inch MacBook Air
Retaining its fanless design, the new 15-inch MacBook Air is said to be the world’s thinnest 15-inch laptop. Its 11.5mm thinness and 3.3 weight make it 40% thinner and 0.5 pounds lighter than a comparable PC laptop.
It features a 15.3-inch expansive Liquid Retina display with up to 500 nits of brightness. It offers 2x higher resolution and 25% higher brightness than a comparable PC laptop.
1080p FaceTime HD camera
Speaker and mic
The new sound system features a three-mic array for cleaner and louder audio and a six-speaker sound system with two tweeters and two sets of force-canceling woofers. New speakers support Spatial Audio with Dolby Atmos to deliver an immersive listening experience, along with 2x bass depth for fuller sound.
- MagSafe charging
- Two thunderbolt ports
- 3.5mm headphone jack
It supports up to 6K external display
Powered by the M2 chip, the new 15-inch MacBook Air delivers up to 12x faster performance than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Air and up to 2x faster than the best-selling 15-inch PC laptop with a Core i7 processor.
The new larger MacBook Air delivers up to 18 hours of battery life.
Starts at $1299 and $1199 for education.
Starlight, Space Gray, Silver, and Midnight.
The new 15-inch MacBook Air is available for order today with delivery starting from June 13.
John Ternus, Apple’s senior vice president of Hardware Engineering said:
“We’re thrilled to introduce the first 15-inch MacBook Air. With its incredible performance and striking design, the new MacBook Air is the world’s best 15-inch laptop. And it’s only possible with Apple silicon. From its expansive Liquid Retina display and remarkably thin and fanless design, to extraordinary battery life and an immersive six-speaker sound system, the new MacBook Air has it all.”