Apple has announced the new iteration of its already popular Macbook series, the MacBook Air 2022 (M2) at the WWDC 2022 event. Coming with the latest M2 chip, the new Macbook is arriving with new designs and features. Let’s know more about the specs and Apple MacBook Air M2 price in Nepal (Expected).
Apple Macbook Air (M2) Overview
Design and Display
MacBook Air (M2) comes with a newer design, similar to MacBook Pro. It comes with a backlit magic keyboard consisting of 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys including 12 full-height function keys and 4 arrow keys in an inverted-T arrangement. There is also a Touch ID for security and support for an ambient sensor for automatic brightness. Also, the trackpad has pressure-sensing capabilities for forced clicks, multi-touch controls, etc.
The display here is a Liquid Retina 13.6-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology. It has a resolution of 2500*1600 pixels with 224 PPI density. There is also True Tone technology and Wide Color (P3) for the display. Furthermore, the display has a maximum brightness of 500nits.
This new MacBook Air packs in the latest M2 chipset under the hood. The silicon was unveiled on the same day. It is built on the second-gen 5nm process as its predecessor, the M1 chip. It is an 8-core CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficiency cores. Having unified memory architecture and focused on power efficiency, it has an 18% more powerful CPU and 35% more powerful GPU. Also, it has 20 billion transistors. It can now perform more than 15.8 trillion operations per second with a 40% faster neural engine.
The chip has an 8GB unified memory which can be configurable up to 16GB and 24GB. In terms of storage, it has 256GB SSD configurable up to 512GB, 1TB, or 2TB.
MagSafe Charging, Ports, and Battery
This new MacBook brings in the support of dedicated MagSafe charging. Next to the charging port, there are two thunderbolt/USB 4 ports. Plus there is a 3.5mm headphone jack too. MacBook Air 2022 (M2) gets its juice from a 52.6Wh battery. The laptop also supports 67W USC-C charging that can charge its cell 50% in 30 minutes or so. But Apple has provided a 35W adapter in the box.
Talking about other specs, it boasts a quad stereo speaker setup and a three-mic array. There is support for spatial audio when playing music or video with Dolby Atmos on the built-in speaker. The laptop has a 1080p FaceTime HD camera with an advanced image signal processor with computational video.
Apple MacBook Air M2 Price In Nepal (EXPECTED): Rs.190,000 (8/256GB) 8-core GPU | Rs. 2,40,000 (8/256GB) 10 Core GPU
MacBook Air M2 Price in Nepal and Availaibility
Apple MacBook Air M2 starts at $ 1,199 for the 8/256GB, 8-Core GPU variant while the one with 10-Core GPU costs $1,499 in the United States. The expected Macbook Air M2 price in Nepal is Rs.190,000 for the 8/256GB, 8-Core GPU variant.
MacBook Air M2
Price in the USA
Price in Nepal (Expected)
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MacBook Air M2 Price in Nepal (Expected)
The product seems promising with such a powerful chip. Also, Apple is known for providing excellent performance via its MacBooks. Let’s hope, the MacBook Air M2 price in Nepal will be reasonable.