Apple launches MacBook Air with M2 and 15-inch giant screen for €1599

Apple held its famous WWDC annual big conference dedicated to developers tonight. Previously, a conference was primarily about the company’s operating systems. But Apple often takes the opportunity to introduce new products. Starting with Macs of course. three computers Introduced this year: Mac Studio, the massive Mac Pro, the first version to switch to the Apple Silicon SoC, and finally, a MacBook.

This MacBook is a little special. It is not a renewal of an existing model. And fortunately. For over a year, Apple has greatly updated its laptop lineup with M2 processors. It started with the 13-inch MacBook Air we tested. This continued with the MacBook Pros, the latest models of which were released earlier this year. And Apple is going ahead today with the rumored 15-inch MacBook Air M2. A unique product in the company’s catalogue.

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The first MacBook Air with a 15-inch display

In fact, this is the first time Apple has introduced a 15-inch model of its “affordable” laptop. The MacBook Air has had a 13-inch display until now. So there is now a second dimension: exactly 15.3 inches. This is a Liquid Retina display: understand this is an IPS LCD display. 2560×1664 pixels. This panel is DCI-P3 compliant. According to Apple, brightness is 500nits. Note that as with the 13-inch model, the display includes a notch. Full HD webcam.

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On the design side, you will find lines inspired by the iPad Pro and MacBook Pro. They were introduced in the Air lineup with the MacBook Air M2 from 2022. The case is made of aluminum. There is no opening for active heat dissipation as the M2 generates very little heat. There 6 speakers, two for bass. This system is clearly compatible Spatial Audio And Dolby Atmos. Inside you’ll also find a large battery that promises 18 hours of continuous use (no indication of what it’s going to be used for).

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The 15-inch MacBook Air M2 retails for 1599 euros

A larger screen is a sign of more room to view apps, but that will definitely affect portability. And that’s even if this computer only measures 11.5mm when closed and weighed less than 1.5 kilograms. keyboard a Magic Keyboard, of course, with the backlight of the keys. in the upper corner Touch ID No surprises in Slices for biometric protection either: two Thunderbolt ports / USB-C, 3.5mm jack port And one Magsafe port for charging (but you can also charge with a USB port).

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The 15-inch MacBook Air M2 is available for pre-order starting today and will be available next week. There are several configurations: up to 24 GB of combined memory and up to 2 TB of storage. price starts 1599 euros.

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