Apple’s WWDC 2022 event took place on 6th June 2022. At that event, Apple unveiled the all-new MacBook Air with the world’s most powerful chip M2. MacBook Air is one of the best products by Apple to date. Due to its price, functionality, performance, and design, it is the most loved and practical MacBook.
The MacBook Air M2 (2022) has been updated by Apple in almost every aspect. The major edge this laptop will have is the M2 processor and the design. It has also launched in four different colors. Specifications of the new MacBook Air M2 2022 are bettered on the sheet.
Let,s dive into the topic and see what are the major changes in MacBook Air M2 2022:
1. Apple M2 chip:
The MacBook Air 2022 comes with the latest M2 processor offered by Apple. It is the fastest processor available and it is used in all the latest Apple laptops.
The M2 chip has an 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores. It also has a 16-core neural engine.
It is claimed that the M2 chip will provide 50% faster bandwidth, 24GB of unified memory, 18% faster CPU, 35% faster GPU, and 40% faster neural engine.
The M2 chip will also boost the battery life. The claimed battery life is up to 18 hours.
The display of the MacBook Air M2 is a major update from its previous gen.
MacBook Air M2 comes with a Liquid Retina Display size of 13.6-inch which is 0.3 inch bigger than the Air M1. The new Air M2 supports 1 Billion colors compared to 1 Million colors of its previous gen.
The pixel density is reduced to 224 pixels per inch but the sharpness is not compromised. The brightness is now 500 nits which makes it 25% brighter than before.
The new MacBook Air M2 is newly designed by Apple. It looks more slim and futuristic than the previous gen. The new design is built centered on the M2 chip. The refreshed design of the new MacBook Air makes it lighter, sharp, and thin.
It has helped to reduce around 20% of the volume of the new MacBook.
The camera of the new MacBook Air M2 is upgraded to a 1080p HD cam and comes with a notch.
The MacBook Air M2 comes with a MagSafe 3 charging port. It provides extra protection for the charging port by quickly releasing it if the wire is pulled accidentally.
It comes with a new color called Midnight. Now it is available in four colors Silver, Starlight, Space Gray, and Midnight.
The refreshed fanless design has helped to reduce the weight of the new MacBook. It now weighs 2.7 pounds (1.24 kg). The reduced weight makes it more comfortable and easy to carry.
The latest MacBook gets a four-speaker sound system compared to a two-speaker sound system of the previous-gen MacBook.
There are two tweeters and two ultrathin woofers that will surround you with the audio.
The latest MacBook Air M2 will be priced at $1199 and $1499.
It is $200 costlier than the previous model.