Apple has begun accepting pre-orders for its new MacBook Air, powered by its new M2 chip on its online store. The new MacBook Air will hit shelves and deliveries will begin next Friday, July 15
The new M2-powered MacBook Air was unveiled back in June at WWDC 2022. The new Air features a major redesign and is the first to be powered by an M2 chip.
The new MacBook Air boasts a slightly larger 13.6-inch display, a notch on the top bezel housing an upgraded 1080p camera, a uniform, flat body similar to the MacBook Pro, and new Starlight and Midnight color options.
The MacBook Air also features two USB-C ports, a MagSafe port for charging purposes, and a 3.5mm headphone jack with support for high-impedance headphones. A built-in four-speaker sound system provides support for spatial audio and wide stereo. The new laptop also features a three-microphone array.
The new laptop is powered by Apple’s next-generation M2 chip features an 8-core CPU and up to a 10-core GPU, along with support for up to 24GB of memory.
Pricing for the new MacBook Air starts at $1,199 in the United States. The previous-generation MacBook Air with the M1 chip remains available for $999.