Apple at its Worldwide Developer’s Conference or WWDC 2022 has brought the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro; along with many updates, and upgrades for its iPhones; MacBooks, and iPads. The numerous enthusiasts around the globe felt enthralled with the new feature additions in the iOS 16, macOS Ventura, iPadOS, and watchOS.
However, the MacBook Air M2 2022 has garnered much attention from all the announcements at the event. Their latest edition of MacBook Air with the latest chipset comes packed with not only an upgraded power package; but also features a refreshed design. Let’s check out all the details
Apple MacBook Air M2 2022 Features & Specifications
The latest version of the Apple MacBook Air M2 2022 features the newest and the fastest M2 chipset that brings improved performance to its predecessor; the M1, which has launched in 2020 with the MacBook Air and Pro variants.
For a reminder, the 2020 launched M1 chipset from the tech giant featured a 10-core GPU, 20 billion transistors, four high-performance, four low-performance cores, along with up to eight graphics cores.
Meanwhile, the company with the announcement of the successor for the M1 has brought a major upgrade bump and improvement. The newest M2 chipset comes with up to 18 percent improved CPU performance, and 35 percent GPU performance.
This makes the latest processor from Apple give a 1.9 times faster performance in terms of CPU and 2.3 times faster in GPU output. Besides, the company has brought the M2 chipset with a new Secure Enclave; a media and neural engine, and the addition of an external display with up to 6K resolution.
The display part of the MacBooks has always excelled and even this time it’s no different; as Apple has equipped a 13.6-inch Liquid Retina Display. However, the tech giant hasn’t used a more advanced mini-LED technology, which the company has used on its 2021 MacBook Pro series.
The screen of the latest M2 MacBook Air 2022 features a notch; which was seen on the last year’s MacBook variants. Moreover, the manufacturer has narrowed the bezels; which has given an extra room space for increasing the size of the display to 13.6-inches.
The connectivity options on Apple’s latest MacBook Air include two USB Type-C/ Thunderbolt 4 ports; a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and a port for MagSafe charging. The storage provided on the new MacBook Air; features up to 2 TB of SSD storage and a configuration of up to 24 GB of unified memory.
Lastly, the brand has given a 1080p web camera on the front, which comes as an upgrade to the 720p camera that has been featured in 2020 models. The laptop can last up to 18 hours while watching videos on a single charge and supports fast charging with an optional 67W USB Type-C power adapter.
Price and Availability
The Apple MacBook Air 2022 M2 edition has launched for $1,199 or Rs. 93,300 approx. in the United States. The laptop comes in three different color shades which include the Midnight, Silver, Space Grey, and Starlight Gold color.
Besides, the users have the full ability to customize the storage options and purchase the new MacBook Air M2 on Apple’s official website.