The first Apple Silicon Mac with M1 chip and Fanless design is a new MacBook Air

Apple launched a new MacBook Air as its First Mac with a custom Silicon processor known as an M1 chip. The new MacBook Air is 3.5x quicker with graphic performance up to 5x than in the previous generation of MacBook Air.

With a new 13-inch MacBook Pro and Mac Mini, the new MacBook Air is now available on and on the Apple Store app for the order. The new MacBook Air will continue at $999 in the United States. Students and other educational clients can benefit from $899 prices.

Key features of the new MacBook Air:

  • The M1 chip with 8-core CPU and 8-core GPU
  • An entirely quiet, fanless design
  • CPUs up to 3.5 times faster, graphics up to 5 times quicker, and SSD up to 2 times faster
  • Machine learning up to 9 times faster
  • 13-inch Retina display with True Tone and P3 support for broad color gamut
  • SSD storage with up to 2 TB and memory of up to 16 GB
  • Battery life up to 18 hours
  • Two 3/USB4 ports of Thunderbolt
  • Touch ID, Magic Keyboard & Force Touch trackpad
  • Wi-Fi 6

The first 3 Macs with M1 chips mark the beginning of the transition from Mac to Apple-Intel processors. Apple announced in June that it plans to use its custom Apple Silicon Mac Processors to deliver a successful industry-leading performance per watt. Apple has said that the transition has taken about two years.

Apple has meanwhile developed new Intel-based Macs, including the August release of a 27-inch iMac. In the coming years Apple said that new MacOS releases for Intel-based Macs will continue supported and released.

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