Originally positioned as a premium ultraportable, the Apple MacBook Air has been upgraded to include a larger display and a new design. The screen is a Liquid Retina display with higher pixel density and a wider color gamut. The lid also received a design makeover. The new design is thinner, and the bezels are smaller.
The M2 chip in the new MacBook Air is a new in-house processor. It comes in two versions, with one supporting up to 24GB of RAM and the other supporting up to eight GPU cores. It also features an in-house speaker system, which produces an all-encompassing sound.
The M2 chip also comes with an integrated microphone and a headphone jack. In addition to the M2 processor, the new MacBook Air has a new design. The lid is flat, and the Apple logo is bigger than before. It also has a thinner bezel around the display and an increased pixel density. The M2 chip can be purchased for $1,199 or $1,499 depending on the model.
The new MacBook Air also features an embedded iSight camera. While the camera is not as capable as the camera found in the MacBook Pro, the camera does offer better photo quality. The new design also includes a speaker system that’s built into the keyboard. This makes for a more comfortable typing experience.
The trackpad on the new MacBook Air also has gesture support, palm rejection, and excellent scrolling. The Touch ID makes it easy to unlock the system and replace passwords. The screen on the new MacBook Air supports True Tone and P3 color range.
Although the screen on the new MacBook Air is bigger, it isn’t as large as the screen on the MacBook Pro. The screen measures 13.6 inches. However, it doesn’t change the size of the laptop. The bezels around the screen are also smaller, making it feel thinner and lighter.
The new MacBook Air also offers two more hours of battery life. The battery is sealed inside the laptop’s aluminum casing. It doesn’t have a removable battery, so you’ll need to return it to Apple to replace it.
Compared to the MacBook Air, the MacBook Pro is thinner, wider, and lighter. Its screen size is also different. The two models are 14-inch and 16-inch.
The MacBook Pro is available in three screen sizes: 14-inch, 16-inch, and 17-inch. The 16-inch and 17-inch models have a full-size HDMI port, while the 14-inch model has three Thunderbolt 4 ports. The 14-inch model also has a MagSafe charging port.
All of the models have Touch Bars. Touch Bars are multi-touch-enabled OLED strip that replaces function keys on the keyboard. These strips change depending on what app is in use. The Touch Bar also has a sapphire-glass button that doubles as a Touch ID sensor.
The MacBook Pro’s chassis is made of aluminum. The case is also very thin and form-fitting, allowing the screen to be mounted in the middle. The laptop also has an edge-to-edge reflective glass finish, which covers the entire screen. The screen has a resolution of 3024 x 1964 pixels, a 120Hz refresh rate, and 1,600 nits of peak luminance.
The 14-inch MacBook Pro has three Thunderbolt 4 ports. It also has an SD card slot and an HDMI port. The battery life of the MacBook Pro is good, with up to 14 hours and 8 minutes of general use. The battery also supports fast charging.
The base MacBook Pro has two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports. It is available with two Thunderbolt 3 ports for a slightly higher price. It also supports eight TB SSD. This model has two high-performance CPU cores and a maximum of 32 graphics cores. The screen also supports 120Hz variable refresh for video playback.
The fourth-generation MacBook Pro was released in October 2016. It is a slight upgrade over the third-generation model, with the addition of an M2 chip and a larger screen. It also reintroduced MagSafe and function keys. It also features an improved webcam and improved ports.
The fifth-generation MacBook Pro was released in October of 2021, featuring a new M1 Pro processor. It offers significant performance improvements over the Intel processor. It also features six speakers. It also supports high-impedance headphones.