Does Apple reject Macbook Air? By rejecting 11-inch sample and offer you to buy other models. Apple did not upgrade for the MacBook Air since 2015. And the company will not upgrade it in the future, computer tech news informed. Instead, Apple has expelled 11-inch MacBook Air. Currently on the Apple Store only appears MacBook Air 13-inch. Parallel to that, Apple also introduced new MacBook Pro as a replacement MacBook Air to make another technology trend.
During the product introduction event today, Apple has unveiled the secret of the new MacBook Pro. It has 2 versions size 13-inch and 15-inch with Touch Bar. And they also release a new 13-inch MacBook Pro with the function key remains unchanged. Two of these three models stand together on the staging 13-inch of Apple with MacBook Air 13-inch is retained. In fact, during the event, Apple MacBook Pro has compared the new 13-inch version of the cheapest 13-inch MacBook Air, with particular emphasis on the following factors: the new Pro machine is smaller, thinner and stronger than Air a lot, also with new generation Retina screen. All these features suggest an ending for MacBook Air in the near future.
It should be noted that was nearly 2 years Apple has not upgraded for Air. The result of this comparison is nothing surprising. The main problem here is Apple needs to explain the new Pro can act purely as an Air. And even small than 13% – all just to say that they do not forget cheap laptops.
However, this is where Apple had little cunning: the price. While the MacBook Air 13-inch costs only 1000 USD, the new MacBook Pro does not have a Touch Bar costs 1500 USD, 50% more expensive. Apple is trying to replace a laptop with a good price by a laptop is more expensive. Despite the fact that right now, there are no any Apple laptops priced below 1000 USD as before.
13-inch MacBook Pro
What is happening in today’s event ended the debate about whether Apple will launch 13-inch MacBook of which line, apart from the two new types of Macbook Pro with Touch Bar. It was suspected that the MacBook Air or MacBook, but not, it seems Apple has played all hand with the MacBook Pro. Even the latest machine before their event – 12-inch MacBook Version 2016 – also just a slightly upgraded version of its first launch in 2015.
Meanwhile, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro has a cheap price with good configuration and the latest Apple hardware, the only exception is a Touch Bar. Detailed configuration of this machine as follows:
– Retina display 13-inch 2560×1600 resolution IPS panel
– CPU: Intel Core i5 2.0GHz dual-core, option Core i7
– GPU: built-in Intel Iris Graphics 540
– RAM: 8GB LPDDR3, option 16GB
– SSD: 256GB PCIe, option 512GB/1TB
– Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2
– 2 x Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, 1 x 3.5mm headphone jack
MacBook Pro 13-inch version remains the function keys that has price start at 1499 USD that will on air today. Two versions 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with samples of the latest Touch Bar priced to start at 1799 USD and 2399 USD which will get released in the next 2-3 weeks.