The folks who prefer Apple devices will be delighted on hearing this much awaited news. Apple has upgraded their new series of MacBook Air. Now the device will be sporting a RAM of 8GB. Earlier this was limited to 4GB when the device has its upgradation during 2015. But these had an option of 8GB RAM, which you have to select while making the purchase of MacBook Air from Apple Stores. There have been rumors that Apple will be initiating the upgrade soon and now these rumors turned to be true. Let us have look onto the specifics of 13-inched Apple MacBook Air and other upgraded features.
13-inched Apple MacBook Air will be having a dimension of 12.8*8.94*0.11 to 0.68 inches along with a weight of 2.96 pounds. This makes the device to sleek and easy to carry. The device will also have two USB 3.0 ports, one Thunderbolt 2.0 port, MagSafe 2 Power port and SDXC card slot. Inorder to support audio, MacBook Air is loaded with Stereo speakers along with Dual Microphones and 3.5mm Headphone Jack. The new Apple MacBook Air will be available in Rose Gold colour option also.
New Apple MacBook Air is featured by 13.3 inched LED backlit glossy widescreen display. The resolutions comes to be 1440*900 for native, 1280*800,1152*720 and 1024*640 pixels at 16:10 ratio and 1024*768 and 800*600 pixels at 4:3 ratio. The new device is said to have a Retina Display, but not confirmed yet.
The new Apple MacBook Air will be running on powerful Intel Skylake processors. The memory has been upgraded to 8GB 1600MHz LPDDR3 as standard, which means there will be no 4GB version of MacBook Air will be releasing afterwards.The storage options provided are either 128GB or 256GB PCIe based flash storage. This can be configured to 512GB storage which is only available at Apple Stores during purchase. Graphics is supported by Intel HD Graphics 6000. The new Apple MacBook Air functions on OS X EI Capitan which is more adaptable and user friendly than earlier.
Apple MacBook Air will be featuring a 720 pixelled FaceTime HD camera. This camera enables the users to have a face to face talk with your closed ones and also helps in video conferencing for business class users.
Keyboard and Trackpad
The keyboard of new Apple MacBook Air comes with backlit keys as earlier version. The number of keys is 78 in case of US variant and 79 in case of standard device which includes 12 function keys along with arrow keys arranged in inverted ‘T shape’. It also enhanced with ambient light sensor. The Trackpad is equipped with Multi-touch enabling accurate cursor control that supports inertial scrolling along with three finger swipe as well as four finger swipe. Other supported features include pinch, rotate, tap, double tap and drag options.
Another upgrade made to the Apple MacBook Air is in the area of its powerhouse. The 54-watt Lithium Polymer battery is capable of holding the device for upto 12 hours normal use, upto 10 hours on iTunes Movie Playback.
It is reported that the upgrades made new Apple MacBook Air costlier. The new 13-inched Apple MacBook Air can be bagged by paying £849 for its basic model. When configuration changes, the price also changes.