2015 Refresh Brings Performance and Battery Improvements for MBA and Retina MBP

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  • 9 years ago

With the announcement of the new 12 inch Retina Macbook Air set to debut in April 2015, Apple also updated the existing line of 11-inch, 13-inch Macbook Airs as well as the 13 inch Retina Macbook Pros. However the 15 inch rMBP remains unchanged.

The update includes:

  • New revamped Force touch trackpad featured on the new 12-inch rMBA. (13-inch rMBP only)
  • 5th Generation Broadwell i5 and i7 processors.  (The i7 variant can be configured to max out at 3.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz) with 4MB shared L3 cache).
  • Faster flash storage
  • Upgraded graphics to Intel Iris 6100
  • Improved battery life (10-hours for 11-inch MBA and 12-hours for 13-inch MBA)

Those looking for the revamped 11/13 MBA or 13 rMBP can head over to the Apple store and order one that suits their needs instantly, as Apple has them ready to ship as of 3/9/2015!

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