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Apple updates its MacBook Air with more storage, Magic Keyboard


Apple overhauled its MacBook Air with a new Magic Keyboard, twice the storage and a performance bump starting at $ 999.

The company updated the MacBook Air as it launched a refreshed iPad Pro that includes a series of enterprise-friendly features. The upshot is that Apple’s product refreshes come amid a move to remote work due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

In addition, Apple updated its Mac mini, which starts at 256GB of storage at the $ 799 configuration. A $ 1,099 configuration starts at 512GB of storage.

According to Apple, the new MacBook Air has twice the CPU performance and up to 80% faster graphics performance. Apple’s MacBook Air also now starts with 256GB of storage. A version with 512GB of storage starts at $ 1,299. The Magic Keyboard addition is probably the biggest win. 

Among the key specs for the MacBook Air:

  • 13-inch Retina display.
  • Touch ID.
  • MacOS Catalina.
  • 10th-generation Intel Core processors up to 1.2GHz quad-core Core i7.
  • Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.8GHz.
  • Magic Keyboard, which was first introduced on the 16-inch MacBook Pro.
  • 256GB of storage with the option of up to 2TB SSD.
  • A three-mic array.
  • Force Touch trackpad.
  • Thunderbolt 3 ports.
  • Support for up to 6K external displays.

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