The MacBook Air M2 series has launched in India with lots of new features, but would you buy it for Rs 1,19,900?
At Apple’s WWDC 2022 conference, new software was released for the devices, and Apple launched the new MacBook Air and MacBook Air Pro. They were launched with the new M2 chip. In them MacBook Air M2 and MacBook Air Pro M2 were also launched in India and this time the design is also new compared to Predator M1 MacBook Air and there are good improvements in features but at the same time the price is also much higher than M1 MacBook Air. .
Prices and availability
The new M2 MacBook Air was unveiled at WWDC 2022 for USD 1,199 (roughly Rs. 93,000). But in India it was launched at a price of Rs 1,19,900. While you can buy MacBook Air Pro M2 in India for Rs 1,29,900. You can buy them in black (Midnight), white (Starlight), gray (Space Gray) and silver (Silver). They will be available in India from July 2022.
MacBook Air M2 Specifications
The 2022 MacBook Air and Air Pro have Apple’s new 5nm silicon M2 chip, which is based on the company’s ARM silicon. It has 8 CPU cores and 10 GPU cores.
The MacBook Air M2 features a 13.6-inch display with a notch at the top that fits a 1080p webcam. The company claims you get up to 500 nits of brightness in this, which is 20 percent more than the Predacer. Also, a speaker and a microphone are also present in the keyboard itself. You also get support for Dolby Atmos sound in them. The MacBook Pro, on the other hand, has a 13-inch Retina display, but this time the bezel is slimmed down.
Both MacBook Air and MacBook Air 2022 will get 20% better performance than its predecessor. The Touch Bar is also present in the MacBook Air 2022, while it has been dropped from the Pro variant. In both, you get a fanless design that won’t make any noise.
According to the company, the MacBook Air battery is capable of providing 18 hours of video playback on a full charge. The MacBook Air Pro M2 also offers a battery life of around 20 hours. They also support fast charging. Along with these, the company has also introduced a 67W charger that will charge 50% of their battery in just 30 minutes, but it won’t come with the laptop and you’ll have to buy it separately for Rs 5800. The charger you’ll get with the laptop it will be 30W.