Apple today introduced the 2022 MacBook Air, which features a redesign and an updated chip. The new device includes a MacBook Pro-like chassis, a larger screen, support for more memory, and an M2 chip.


These features fetch a high price, with Apple selling the updated M2‌ MacBook Air at $1,199 for the lower version. New devices usually bring price cuts to older devices that remain in the lineup, but that’s not the case for the ‌MacBook Air‌.

Apple continues to sell the previous generation M1 MacBook Air‌ for $999, the same price as the previous one. There were no price cuts for the M1‌ MacBook Air‌, and the lineup starts at $999.

The M1‌ MacBook Air‌ is Apple’s cheapest notebook, and it hasn’t been updated in any way. It continues to use the M1‌ octa-core CPU and 7-core GPU, with the octa-core GPU option not available anymore.

Apple’s new $1,199 M2‌ features 8-core CPU, octa-core GPU, 256GB SSD with upgraded version with 8-core GPU, 10-core GPU, 512GB SSD at 1,499 dollars. .

Apple is also selling a 13-inch MacBook Pro with the M2‌ chip and that device starts at $1,299, $100 more than the base ‌M2‌ MacBook Air‌.

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