The new Apple Macbook Air M2 2022 has been replaced with a brand-new design. The new MacBook Air includes almost entirely new features and is the most significant update to the Air since its introduction over 15 years ago.
These types of improvements are significant because, for millions of users, the Macbook Air is the standard laptop of choice. Beyond that, the Air establishes the benchmark for light and thin laptops, which every other brands attempt to match.
Along with the updated hardware and appearance, this new Air also features the M2, Apple’s most recent processor. It also has a bigger price tag starting at $1,199, $200 more than the model before it. Because of this, Apple decided to preserve the previous M1 model in its portfolio in order to give those many MacBook Air consumers who don’t want to spend much more than $1,000 on a new laptop a choice.
Apple Macbook Air M2 specs and price in Nigeria
The Apple Macbook Air M2 2022 has a completely fresh look. Apple also upgraded the laptop’s webcam and introduced a new charging port. Let’s look at the prices, features, and other information on the device in India.
Apple’s brand-new MacBook Air M2 is currently formally on sale in India. The new MacBook Air is priced at $1,199.
For the MacBook Air, a variety of RAM and storage configurations are available. 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD are included in the base model. The RAM and storage upgrade choices are up to 24GB and 2TB, respectively.
There are two GPU configurations available for the device: an 8-core + 8-core GPU model and an 8-core + 10-core GPU variant. You would pay $1,499 for the 10-core GPU variant with 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD. The most expensive model costs $2,499 and comes with 24GB of RAM and a 2TB SSD.
The M2 Air has a brand-new 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display with a resolution of 2560 x 1664 PPI and a maximum brightness of 500 nits. The top of the 1080p webcam has a sizable notch. The laptop’s CPU is 18% faster and its GPU is 35% more powerful thanks to the M2 chipset.
On a single charge, the MacBook Air should provide users with up to 18 hours of battery life. The Apple base model will come with a 30W adapter. The 10-core 512GB setup will come with 35W dual-Type-C adapters. Customers can choose to upgrade to a 67W rapid charging adaptor.
The Apple Macbook Air M2 supports MagSafe charging and has two USB Type-C connections. There is also a quadruple speaker setup and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The M2 Air weighs about 1.2 kg and comes in Silver, Starlight Space, Grey, and Midnight.
|Apple M2 Chip:||8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores|
16-core Neural Engine
100GB/s memory bandwidth
|Display:||Liquid Retina display|
13.6-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology;1
2560-by-1664 native resolution at 224 pixels per inch with
support for 1 billion colors
500 nits brightness
Wide color (P3)
True Tone technology
|Battery & power:||Up to 18 hours Apple TV app movie playback|
Up to 15 hours wireless web
52.6-watt‑hour lithium‑polymer battery
30W USB-C Power Adapter (included with M2 with 8-core GPU)
35W Dual USB-C Port Compact Power Adapter (included with M2 with 10-core GPU and 512GB storage, configurable with M2 with 8-core GPU)
USB-C to MagSafe 3 Cable
Fast-charge capable with 67W USB-C Power Adapter
|Ports:||MagSafe 3 charging port|
3.5 mm headphone jack
Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports with support for: Charging, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt 3 (up to 40Gb/s), USB 4 (up to 40Gb/s), USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)
|RAM:||8GB unified memory|
Configurable to: 16GB or 24GB
Configurable to: 512GB, 1TB, or 2TB
|Keyboard & Trackpad:||Backlit Magic Keyboard with:|
78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys including 12 full-height function keys and 4 arrow keys in an inverted-T arrangement
Ambient light sensor
Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
1080p FaceTime HD cameraAdvanced image signal processor with computational video
|Audio:||Four-speaker sound system|
Wide stereo sound
Support for Spatial Audio when playing music or video with Dolby Atmos on built-in speakers
Spatial Audio with dynamic head tracking when using AirPods (3rd generation), AirPods Pro, and AirPods Max
Three-mic array with directional beamforming
3.5 mm headphone jack with advanced support for high-impedance headphones
|Size & weight:||Height: 0.44 inch (1.13 cm)|
Width: 11.97 inches (30.41 cm)
Depth: 8.46 inches (21.5 cm)
Weight: 2.7 pounds (1.24 kg)
|Price||Starting at $1199|