MacBook Air notebooks powered by fourth-generation Intel Core 'Haswell' processors are now available in retail stores across India, NDTV Gadgets has learnt.
New generation MacBook Air notebooks were unveiled earlier this month. The highlight of the new generation Airs is the battery life, with the 11-inch models capable of up to 9 hours backup, and the 13-inch MacBook Airs boasting an incredible 12 hours of battery life.
All models are now powered by fourth-generation 1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 2.6GHz) with 3MB shared L3 cache alongside 4GB RAM, and boast dual-microphones and faster 802.11ac Wi-Fi for improved performance. Two USB 3.0 ports and 1 Thunderbolt port are included in all variants, with the 13-inch MacBook Airs also coming with a SDXC card slot.
The 11-inch MacBook Air with 128GB SSD storage (an improvement on the 64GB of its predecessor) is priced at Rs. 67,900 and Rs. 81,900 for the model with 256GB storage. The 13-inch MacBook Air with 128GB storage is available for Rs. 74,900 and Rs. 88,900 for the 256GB one.
The new generation MacBook Air models are also available under the Back to School discounts that Apple announced on some of the other Mac desktops and laptops earlier. The Back to School discounts for eligible students and teachers are Rs. 8,000 on the 11-inch base model, and go up to Rs. 11,000 on pricier models.
11-inch MacBook Air key specifications
13-inch MacBook Air key specifications