The thinnest Apple MacBook Air unveiled with Intel Core processors, Retina display with 4 million pixels, Thunderbolt 3 ports and more starting from RM4142


Aside from the new Apple iPad Pro and Mac mini, the company's MacBook Air makes a comeback this year with several new upgrades. In fact, it has been reported that the new MacBook Mini is using an Intel processor which is related to the W Y-Series Amber Lake chips and it's really powerful. That said, the starting price listed on the Apple Malaysia is RM4142.

Coming in silver, space grey and gold. The new MacBook Mini looks the same but it has been redesigned to be thinner and lighter than its previous predecessors featuring a 13.3-inch Retina display (which has 4 million pixels), TouchID and a new keyboard with a built-in Butterfly mechanism and a 20% larger Force Touch trackpad. It's nice to know that Apple is continuing its environmental friendly policy, as the notebook body is 100% recycled aluminium. In addition, it's also using two Thunderbolt 3 ports that can be used for charging, display output and data transfer up to 40Gbps.

Apple was pretty discreet on the tech specs, but reports have it that it's using a dual-core Intel Core i5 processor clocked at 1.6GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, whereas the graphics are an Intel UHD Graphics 617 clocking in at 3.6GHz. On top of that, there's an Apple T2 Security Chip integrated as well to make the notebook more secure, all your data stored on the SSD, Touch ID, document authentication, on-the-fly data are fully encrypted. Battery duration is able to go up to 12 hours of surfing the web and 13 hours on iTunes movie playback.

It's not known when the new MacBook Air will be in Malaysia, but the full price list is already up on Apple Malaysia. There are three variants starting with the 128GB model for RM4142 (2.9GHz Turbo Boost) or RM5249 (3.6GHz Turbo Boost), followed by the 256GB for RM6099 (3.6GHz Turbo Boost). If you want more memory storage to the desired model, you will have to add a few more hundred Ringgit for that, you can check out more details here.

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