After loads of rumors, leaks and speculations, Apple has finally made the newly re-done MacBook Air public with an imporved processor that will up the speed of the device compared to its predecessors.
As reported, Apple's revamped Macbook Air with a faster processor and lower price tag has finally been made available in India. The newly done Air, starting at Rs. 65,900, will now feature a powerful processors, fast flash storage, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and up to 12 hours of battery life.
"With Macbook Air starting at Rs 65,900, there's no reason to settle for anything less than a Mac," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Marketing.
"Macs have never been more popular, and today we've boosted the performance and lowered the price of MacBook Air so even more people can experience the perfect everyday notebook."
The new and improved MacBook Airs are probably the cheapest portable Macs Apple has ever sold in its entire history. Moreover, with the release of the new machines, Apple also has hopes that it will offer some sort of competition to the sale of Windows-based laptops.
As far as the fine details are concerned, there are two new versions of the Air that have currently been available for the public. There's now a 13-inch MacBook Air with up to 12 hours of battery life and an 11-inch MacBook Air with up to 9 hours of battery life.
The 11-inch MacBook Air comes with a 1.4 GHz processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 2.7 GHz, 4GB of memory and is available with the option of either 128GB of flash storage or 256GB of flash storage.
The 13-inch MacBook Air, on the other hand, comes with a 1.4 GHz processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 2.7 GHz, 4GB of memory and is available similarly in either 128GB of flash storage or 256GB of flash storage.
The 11-inch Macbook Air offers 128GB and 256GB of flash storage options, starting at Rs 65,900 and Rs 79,900 respectively. The 13-inch MacBook Air with 128GB and 256GB flash storage options are available for a starting price of Rs 72,900 and Rs 86,900 respectively.
The upgraded device also lets users choose from Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors.