13-inch MacBook Air, which was presented yesterday, installed processors, allowing them to work longer than any other “MacBook”. At the presentation Apple said that the new models feature Intel Core i5 processor with a clock frequency of 1.6 GHz (Turbo Boost to 3.6 GHz) and graphics UHD Graphics 617, but this configuration is not aligned with one chip of the 8th generation, Intel officially announced.
Later, Intel added the chipset to the knowledge base on their products ARK: it was the 7-watt Core i5-8210Y Amber Lake Y-series low-energy consumption. Equipping them with a new “MacBook”, Apple has been able to significantly increase the time of Autonomous work: 12 hours to browse the web or play iTunes movie on for 13 hours.
On average, the device runs for 1-3 hours longer than the 12-inch model and Pro. Moreover, the Y-series is more powerful than the previous generation of MacBook Air with Broadwell chips, says AnandTech.
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The new MacBook Air was introduced on October 30. “MacBook” is equipped with Retina screen (2560 x 1600 pixels), two USB ports and a fingerprint scanner Touch ID. Model in the most affordable configuration (2-core chip of Intel Core i5 and 8 gigabytes of RAM) will be sold in Russia for 104 990 rubles.
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