With Apple’s latest operating system Mac OS X Lion’s sale, Apple released the new MacBook Air through online store, the new MacBook Air full upgraded to the Intel SandyBridge platform, equipped with Thunderbolt high-speed interface, and re-enable the backlit keyboard design, price starting at $ 999.
Upgraded to SandyBridge processor
New MacBook fully upgraded to SandyBridge platform, with Core i5 and i7 processor, in which the 11.6-inch version is equipped with the i5 processor, clocked at 1.6GHz, 13.3-inch version with Core i7 processor, clocked at 1.7GHz. After the processor upgraded, the new MacBook Air speed 2.5 times faster than the previous generation of MacBook Air.
Equipped with Thunderbolt Interface
The new MacBook Air are all equipped with Thunderbolt interfaces, Thunderbolt interface is Intel’s next generation interface technology, transmission speeds up to 10Gbps, is 20 times of USB2.0, the speed means you can copy a whole Blu-ray Disc in 30 seconds. In addition, Thunderbolt interface also compatible with DiyplayPort, can connect multiple displays, Apple is the first manufacturer to equip with the interface on notebook.
Backlit keyboard return
The previous generation of MacBook Air canceled the backlit keyboard design, the move caused a lot of iHumen’s dissatisfaction. In the new MacBook Air, we find that the backlit keyboard returned, even in the dim ambient can easily enter. The new MacBook Air slim, thickness is 03-1.7cm, 11.6-inch version weighs 1.08Kg, 13.3-inch version weights of 1.35Kg, also equipped with full-size keyboard, so that text input is more comfortable.
All Flash configuration
The new MacBook Air fully equipped with SSD flash memory, reliable and efficient. With SSD flash memory, the MacBook Air can instant start, and can quickly launch applications, standby time of up to 1 month. 11.6-inch version with a 64GB or 128GB flash memory, 13.3-inch version is equipped with a 128GB or 256GB flash memory.
The new MacBook Air has landed online store, depending on the configuration, priced at $ 999, $ 1,199, $ 1,299 and $ 1,599. The U.S. Apple online store also supports optional, you can choose a Core i7 processor clocked at 1.8GHz.