Apple unveils new MacBook Air 2020 with Magic Keyboard in India

Apple MacBook Air 2020

Amidst the Coronavirus crisis, Apple has announced the launch of a refreshed MacBook Air in India starting at INR 92,990. The attractive part of the MacBook Air is the integration of a magic keyboard with special functionalities. Moreover, the new laptop claims to deliver 2x faster performance coupled with up to 80 percent faster graphics performance. The new MacBook Air provides enhanced default storage with 256GB capacity. The new device also includes a 13-inch Retina display, spacious trackpad alongside macOS Catalina.

Commenting on the development, Tom Boger, Apple’s Senior Director of Mac and iPad Product Marketing disclosed that the new MacBook Air is the world’s best consumer notebook with thin and light design, retina display, magic keyboard, and improved performance.

All-New MacBook Air 2020 Specifications

The MacBook Air 2020 comes in dual flavor comprising of 256GB and 512GB storage capacities. The laptop flaunts a 13.3-inch LED IPS True Tone technology display with a resolution of 2560×1600 pixels and 227PPI. It also provides support for scaled resolutions including a 16:10 aspect ratio.

While the 256GB storage model ships with the Intel Core i3 processor, the 512GB variant is integrated with the Intel Core i5 processor alongside SSD hard drive for speedy access to the files.

Interestingly, both models include 8GB LPDDR4X RAM running at a clock speed of 3733MHz. The laptop provides support for Intel Iris Plus Graphics with support for Thunderbolt 3 external graphics. The FaceTime HD camera helps you to interact with your friends via video calling.

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The MacBook Air comes with a Backlit Magic keyboard with 79 ISO keys, 12 function keys, 4 arrow keys housed in an inverted-T arrangement. It includes an ambient light sensor and force touch trackpad with pressure-sensing capabilities and precise cursor control.

As per the company claim, the all-new MacBook Air 2020 is capable of delivering up to 30 days of standby time and 11 hours of web browsing via an integrated 49.9Wh battery. The USB-C power port enables you to quickly charge the laptop via the 30W fast charging power adapter.

The MacBook Air offers dual Thunderbolt 3 ports alongside DisplayPort, Thunderbolt and USB-C 3.1 Gen 2. You will work with macOS Catalina with improved features and capabilities. In addition to the headphone port, the laptop also provides support for Dolby Atmos using which you can experience great audio delivery.

All-New MacBook Air 2020 Price in India & Availability

Apple’s new MacBook Air 2020 starts at INR 92,990 for the 256GB storage, while the 512GB SSD variant is up for grabs at INR 1,22,990. The laptop is available in Space Grey, Gold and Silver color variants and is available from all retail and online stores.

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Anand Narayanaswamy

Anand Narayanaswamy works as a freelance writer based in Trivandrum, Kerala. He had worked with leading print and online publishing houses. During his spare time, he used to work with all sort of Gadgets. Anand still works with the old Palm handheld, Apple iPod Classic, Microsoft Zune among others.

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