Laptops received new processors, and the old Air 2017 will no longer be bought.
Apple updated the MacBook Air and the lower version of the MacBook Pro by 13 inches to the beginning of the school year. Air received a new dual-core, and Pro four-core Intel processor of the 8th generation. This was reported by company representatives .
Both laptops received support for True Tone display technology. It automatically adjusts the color temperature of the screen depending on the environment. The 13-inch MacBook Pro is equipped with a Touch Bar, Touch ID and a T2 security chip.
Thus, Apple no longer sells the Pro version of MacBooks without Touch Bar. In addition, the company removed from the site a 12-inch MacBook, which was introduced in 2015, and was last updated more than two years ago – in June 2017. Apple also stopped selling the MacBook Air 2017 release, although after the presentation of the new model, it remained available for purchase on the Apple website.
Together with the announcement of updates, Apple lowered the price for the MacBook Air by $ 100 – in Russia it now costs 93,990 rubles. Price MacBook Pro at 13 inches has not changed – it will cost 109,990 rubles.
Apple Mac Senior Marketing Director Tom Boge noted that MacBooks are the most popular laptops among university students. The company recalled the “Back to School” promotion, which allows you to get Beats Studio 3 wireless headphones, presented in 2017, when you buy an iMac or MacBook . Apple also providesdiscounts for students and their parents on an ongoing basis.