Apple launches new MacBook Air model with a 15-inch display powered by company’s M2 chip

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IBNS: Apple Monday announced a new MacBook Air model with a 15-inch display, powered by the company’s M2 chip under the hood. 

The features of the new model include an 8-core CPU and a 10-core GPU that is claimed to perform up to 12 times faster than the fastest Intel-powered MacBook, according to the company.

Apple also announced new Mac Studio and Mac Pro models at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) event.

These computers are powered by M2, M2 Pro, M2 Max, and a powerful new M2 Ultra chip.

The new MacBook Air 15-inch price in India is set at Rs. 1,34,900 and is available in Midnight, Silver, Space Gray, and Starlight colour options.

The Mac Studio (2023) is priced at Rs. 2,09,900, while Mac Pro with the tower enclosure and Rack enclosure are priced at Rs. 7,29,900 and Rs. 7,79,900, respectively.

The MacBook Air 15-inch features a 15.3-inch Liquid Retina display with up to 500 nits of brightness. It measures only 11.5mm, making it the world’s thinnest 15-inch laptop, according to Apple.

It features MagSafe charging, two Thunderbolt ports for connecting accessories and up to a 6K external display, along with a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The MacBook Air 15-inch features an 8-core CPU with four performance cores and four efficiency cores, a 10-core GPU, and a 16-core Neural Engine.

The laptop also features six speakers and runs macOS Ventura.