Apple MacBook Air Gets Processor Upgrade, Price Cut

Apple MacBook Air Gets Processor Upgrade

Today, Apple announced updates to its MacBook Air series, introducing enhancements such as more powerful processors and extended battery life, alongside a price reduction of $100 across all models.

The entry-level 11-inch MacBook Air now begins at a more accessible price point of $899.

Apple MacBook Air Gets Processor Upgrade

The latest MacBook Air models are equipped with a 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, an upgrade from the previous 1.3GHz processors.

These models maintain the same configurations with 4GB of RAM, Intel HD Graphics 5000, and options for either 128GB or 256GB of solid-state storage.

The cost for the smaller 11-inch version starts at $899, and the starting price for the 13-inch model is set at $999.


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