2018 MacBook Air: Australian Price, Specs And Release Date

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The old school MacBook Air is finally, FINALLY being replaced. Announced earlier this morning at Apple's October event - the new air is looking more beautiful than ever, and has a lot going on under the hood too.

Here's how much it will cost in Australia and when you can get your hands on it.

MacBook Air Gets A Total Overhaul: All The Details

After months and months and months of rumours and speculation, Apple has finally announced a new MacBook Air to replace the absolutely ancient MacBook Air.

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The first thing you'll notice is that the Air has gotten even smaller again, but still has a 13.3-inch display. It's gotten lighter too, coming in at just 1.25kg now.

Down in the guts you'll find a shiny new dual-core 8th-gen i5 processor with up to 16GB RAM, 1.5TB storage and a battery that will supposedly last up to 13 hours.

Spec Dump:

  • 1.6GHz dual‑core eighth‑generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
  • Retina display
  • 8GB/16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory
  • 128GB/256GB/512GB/1.5TB of SSD storage
  • Intel UHD Graphics 617
  • Touch ID
  • Force Touch trackpad
  • Two Thunderbolt 3 ports

The new MacBook Air is available for Pre-Order from today and will ship on November 7. It starts at $1,849.

Here's All The Stuff Apple Announced Today

Apple’s second launch event this spring brought with it few surprises, with no talk of that long-awaited Mac Pro revamp, nor an overdue update on whatever the hell is happening with AirPower.

But many of the rumours did pan out today as Apple breathed new life into its outdated Mac Mini and brought Face ID to the iPad Pro. For all you skimmers out there, here’s a rundown of all the stuff Apple announced.

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