The Apple MacBook Air (2022) powered by the company’s M2 chip has been announced to be available for pre-order starting July 8. In its latest announcement on Wednesday, Apple confirmed that the redesigned MacBook Air with M2 will be available to customers worldwide on July 15. With four color variants and a slim design, the Apple MacBook Air (2022) with M2 chip has a larger 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display, a 1080p HD camera, a four-speaker sound system and MagSafe charger. It is also claimed that the upcoming MacBook will have 20 percent less volume than the previous generation.
In an official announcement by Apple on Wednesday, the Cupertino-based giant confirmed that its new MacBook Air (2022) with M2 chip will be available for orders from July 8, while the company will begin shipping from July 15. It was previously tipped, citing retail sources, that the Apple MacBook Air (2022) will go on sale on the dates now confirmed. The Apple India website has also added the recently announced dates, stating that the MacBook Air with M2 chip will be available to order from July 8 at 5:30 PM IST, while it will be available from July 15.
MacBook Air (2022) price in India, availability
The price of the MacBook Air starts at Rs. 1,19,900 in India for regular customers. The MacBook Air (2022) with M2 chip comes with USB-C to MagSafe 3 cable and USB-C power adapter. It is offered in four colors to choose from: Midnight, Silver, Space Gray and Starlight variants.
Specifications MacBook Air (2022)
The MacBook Air (2022) has the company’s internal M2 chip under the hood. It has a 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display with much thinner bezels. The brightness has increased by 25 percent compared to the predecessor. The redefined MacBook Air comes with up to 2TB of SSD storage.
On the camera and audio front, the laptop features a 1080p HD camera with a four-speaker sound system. The MacBook Air also supports immersive spatial audio with Dolby Atmos for movies. For connectivity, it comes with two USB Type-C/Thunderbolt 4 ports and has a 3.5mm headphone jack. The laptop also features a Magic Keyboard and Force Touch trackpad. With an optional 67W USB Type-C power adapter, the new MacBook Air (2022) reportedly delivers 18 hours of battery life on a single charge. To add to that, the laptop also has support for MagSafe charging.
The MacBook Air (2022) with M2 chip comes with macOS Monterey. However, interested buyers are advised to upgrade to macOS Ventura this fall for better performance with the M2 chip.