Apple Inc. has announced the most important overhaul of the popular MacBook Air laptop for over a decade, bringing innovative designs, new colors, and faster M2 processors.
On Monday, the company unveiled an updated laptop at the Worldwide Developers Conference, an event focused on software updates for iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watches, and other devices. The new Air adds yet another machine to the company’s lucrative personal computer lineup, which has seen a surge in revenue since switching from Intel Corp.’s chips in 2020.
The new MacBook Air has lost the tapered shape of previous versions and instead uses a design similar to the 14-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pros launched at the end of 2021. The screen of the machine has changed from 13.3 inches to 13.6 inches. Inches on previous models, and-like the MacBook Pro-a 1080p camera with twice the resolution of previous models.
The updated computer includes the M2 processor, the biggest leap beyond Apple’s Mac chip generation since the debut of in-house components for computers in November 2020. M1 chip.
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The company said Monday that the new M2 chip will also be on the 13-inch MacBook Pro.
The Mac lineup has generated a fraction of Apple’s iPhone sales, but has been doing well in recent years. It accounted for nearly 11% of last year’s sales, surpassing iPad and Apple wearables and household items.