Last month, Apple had announced the refreshed MacBook Air with a new design at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). The device is powered by the company’s M2 chip and features a 13.6-inch IPS LCD display. Although the iPhone maker announced that the 2022 MacBook Air will be arriving in July, there was no word on the exact release date. Now, a latest report claims that the device will be available for purchase from July 15, 2022.
2022 MacBook Air M2: Price, Expected Availability
MacRumors reports that it was able to glean release date details from a retail source. It expects pre-orders of the M2 MacBook Air to go live on July 8, 2022. The device will reportedly hit the shelves a week later on July 15, 2022. While the Apple India website still doesn’t show delivery dates, we can expect the site to be updated soon.
The MacBook Air M2 with 8-core GPU and 256GB SSD storage will retail for ₹1,19,900. Meanwhile, the 10-core GPU model with 512GB SSD storage is priced at ₹1,49,900.
2022 MacBook Air M2 Specifications, Features
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The 2022 MacBook Air features a 13.6-inch IPS LCD display with a resolution of 2560 x 1664 pixels and 500 nits of peak brightness. It has a 1080p FaceTime HD camera and four speakers. It comes with support for Spatial Audio.
The device is powered by Apple’s new M2 processor which includes four performance and four efficiency cores. Additionally, the M2 is equipped with a 16-core neural engine with 8-core and 10-core GPU options.
When it comes to connectivity, the laptop supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0. Additionally, it features two Thunderbolt (USB 4) ports, a 3.5 mm headphone jack, and MagSafe 3 for charging. Speaking of charging, the MacBook Air comes with a 52.6-watt-hour lithium polymer battery, which Apple claims will last for up to 18 hours of video playback on a single charge.
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