Apple refreshes Macbook Air line-up with Ivy Bridge processors
As well as Intel’s latest Ivy Bridge processors, which will the devices 60 percent faster than previous models, the new Macbook Airs feature up to 512GB flash storage and HD front-facing Facetime cameras.
The 11in model comes with a 1,366×768 display and a 1.7GHz dual-core i5 processor, as well as 4GB RAM, Intel HD graphics 4000 and 128GB flash storage. The larger 13in model boasts a 1,400×900 screen and a nippier 1.8GHz dual-core i5 processor, alongside the same 4GB RAM and 128GB flash storage.
The 11in Air promises to deliver 5 hours of battery life usage, while the larger 13in model will last for 2 hours longer.
“Today we’ve updated the entire MacBook line with faster processors, graphics, memory, flash storage and USB 3 connectivity,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.
“We’ve made the world’s best portable family even better and we think users are going to love the performance advances in both the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro.”
via The Inquirer