Hands-On: 2018 MacBook Air with Retina Display

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The company announced the new MacBook Air at an event held in Brooklyn, New York. The device will also come with Touch ID that is embedded in the keyboard.

There's also a T2 Security Chip, same as the iMac Pro and MacBook Pro, which handles all the secure boot, encryption, and controller architecture.in other words, Apple is offloading everything from Intel that it can, so MacBook Air performs better than what any similar specced machines have any right to.

The new laptop features Intel's 8th Generation Core processors, starting with 128GB of storage (upgradeable to 1.5TB) and a Core i5 processor (including Intel UHD graphics).

There are two Thunderbolt 3 ports and a 3.5mm headphone jack on the notebook's sides, but that's it, so those using accessories reliant on USB-A, DisplayPort, or an SD card slot will need to get an adapter of some sort.

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The size of the MacBook Air has also been improved, and the latest model has 17% less volume than its predecessor.

We'll have to see how the new MacBook Air fares in our battery tests with its vastly sharper display. It is priced at $1,199 (roughly Rs. 88,200), and goes up for pre-orders in the United States today, with availability from November 7.

The previous MacBook Air model is still available at $999.

Apple's cluttered product lineup is hardly a new problem, but the situation with its laptops is now getting a little bit silly. Apple's 12 hours of wireless web browsing (or 13 hours of iTunes movie playback) is on a par with before, too, though it still insists on only including a 30W power adapter.

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First and foremost, Apple's new MacBook Air comes with the performance upgrade everyone's been waiting for. Or FaceTime HD Camera as Apple calls it, because of course it is.

While my initial impressions of the MacBook Air are positive, a few questions about the device remain, particularly battery life given this is a feature the older air is famous for. It received a specifications refresh in 2017, and here we are in 2018, with a design refresh. The trackpad is now the new Force Touch trackpad that's 20% larger, and offers haptic feedback.

The main thing is that this version has a Retina Display, a first for the range, and Apple has pulled out the aluminium bezel for an all-glass display. We'll update the guide periodically as new information about the notebook is available.

The 13.3-inch display offers over 4 million pixels, though the company didn't mention a specific resolution on stage.

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The new MacBook Air comes in Gold, Space Grey and Silver colour options.

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