The new Apple MacBook Air M2 is now available for pre-order in Nepal.
- 16-core Neural Engine
- 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone
- 1080p FaceTime HD camera
- Force Touch trackpad
- 30W USB-C Power Adapter
Apple MacBook Air M2 Overview
The entry-level new redesigned MacBook Air with the M2 chip in the WWDC 2022.
MacBook Air is the first laptop with a second-gen Apple Silicon M2 chip. The newly implemented chip is based on unified memory architecture and prioritized power efficiency.
The chip is built on a second-gen 5nm node with 20 billion transistors and features eight CPUs while offering improved efficiency and performance cores.
As for memory, the chip has up to 24GBmemory, with a total bandwidth of 100GB/s, and SSD storage is configurated with up to 2TB.
What is the difference between M1 and M2 chips?
The M2 chip CPU is 18% faster and GPU is 31% faster which can handle 4K as well as 8K videos better than the M1 chip due to new media and ProRes video engines.
Build & Display
Not only internal but Apple has modified the MacBook Air M2. It comes with a unibody made out of recycled aluminum and is 11.3mm thick with 1.25 kg in weight.
Likewise, the company is offering more color options: Midnight, Space Grey, Silver, and Starlight shades.
For Display, It comes with a 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display and thinner bezels while offering double resolution and low-light performance.
The book features an 8-core CPU with 4 performance and 4-efficiency core. The company also claims that the book is able to squeeze 40% faster than the previous model. Additionally, the MacBook Air also has a 10-core GPU and 16-core neural engine for improved performance.
Furthermore, It supports Spatial audio, HEVC, and ProRes HDR with Dolby Vision, HDR10, and HLG.
Battery & Charging
The latest MacBook comes with a bigger battery of 52.6Wh while the company also put MagSafe charging which means users can use the two Thunderbolt Ports and other accessories as well.
It also claims to charge up to 50% in 30 minutes while supporting 67W USC-C charging. However, the adapter is optional. You will only get a 35W power brick in the box. The one in the 10-core GPU variant features two USB-C ports to charge two devices simultaneously.
Apple MacBook Air M2 Specifications
|Display||13.6-inch Liquid Retina Display|
500 nits brightness
|Resolution||2560 x 1664 resolution, 224PPI|
1 billion colors
|Dimensions||Height: 0.44 inch, Width: 11.97 inches , Depth: 8.46 inches|
|Chipset||Apple M2 Chip|
8-core CPU (4 cores performance & 4 cores Efficiency)
10-cores GPU, 16-core Neural Engine
|SSD Storage||256GB/512GB/1TB & 2TB|
|Connectivity||Wifi 6, Bluetooth 5.0|
Two Thunderbolt, USB 4 ports
Mag safe charging
3.5 headphones, high-impedance support
|Audio||Four-speaker, Support Spatial Audio, Dolby Atmos|
|Battery||52.6 watt-hour battery |
18 hours of movie playback
Ambient light sensor
Force Touch trackpad
BAcklit Magic Keyboard
|Colors||4 Colors (Silver, Starlight, Space Gray, Midnight)|
Apple MacBook Air M2 Price in Nepal and Availability
The MacBook Air M2 is available in two configurations. The 8+256GB variant is priced at Rs.199,000 whereas the price of the 8+512GB variant is Rs.248,000 in Nepal.
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|Apple MacBook Air M2||Price in Nepal|
|8/256GB, 8-core GPU||Rs. 199,000|
|8/512GB, 10-core GPU||Rs. 248,000|
It got an amazing battery life that’s plus one and (MagSafe) Apple’s magnetised charging port to protect against accidental pull.
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