Apple Launches Updated MacBook Airs with Faster Haswell Processors and Drops Price

As indicated last week and yesterday, Apple today launched updated MacBook Airs, which feature faster versions of Intel’s Haswell processors at $100 less across the board. The updated models are currently out in Apple’s European Online Stores, and are expected to be available in Apple’s U.S. Online Store shortly.

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All standard models of the 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Air now come with a faster 1.4 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor along with the same 4GB of RAM. Both entry-level configurations of the 11-inch and 13-inch models now sell for £749.00 and £849.00 with 128GB of flash storage, while the higher-end 11-inch and 13-inch models come in at £899.00 and £999.00 with 256GB of flash storage, respectively.

Build-to-order options include a 1.8 GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 processor with up to 8GB of RAM on both the 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Airs.

Apple is also rumored to be working on a 12-inch MacBook with a new ultra-slim design and a high resolution Retina display.

The updated 11-inch and 13-inch MacBook Airs are available today through Apple’s various retail locations and online store, with all standard configurations showing availability of “within 24 hours.”



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