Apple has unveiled a newly re-designed Macbook Air (2022) that also runs on the latest Apple M2 chip. The 2022 Macbook Air is also bigger with a 13.6-inch Liquid Retina Display due to the thinner bezels around it. The new design is more flat but Apple managed to reduce the overall volume by 25%.
The new Macbook Air 2022 will be powered by the M2 chip which has an 8-core CPU, 10-core GPU, 16-core Neural Engine and up to 24GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 2TB of SSD storage. Battery life is up to 18 hours.
Apple is also reviving the Magsafe and it will be available on the new Macbook Air, plus the two old USB Type-C ports. The FaceTime HD camera has also been upgraded to 1080p.
Apple has set the release date of the new Macbook Air in the Philippines this July 2022. Price will start at $1,199 ($1,099 for Education) while the older Macbook Air with M1 will remain at $999 ($899 for Education). It will be available in 4 color options – Silver, Space Gray, Starlight and Midnight.
2022 Apple Macbook Air M2 specs:
13.6-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone
8GB Unified Memory
512GB SSD Storage¹
16-core Neural Engine
1080p FaceTime HD camera
MagSafe 3 charging port
Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports
Magic Keyboard with Touch ID
Force Touch trackpad
35W Dual USB-C Port Compact Power Adapter