Apple announced an upgrade to the MacBook Air, which features a lightweight design with a more user-friendly and secure TouchID, a 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Corei 5 processor, a wide stereo and a sustainable use of all-day batteries. The 13-inch retinal display now supports TrueTone, which automatically adjusts the color temperature of the display to provide a more comfortable viewing experience.
MacBook Air is designed to support daily tasks. In the latest promotional campaign, Apple lowered its price to 8,899 yuan (student discount price of 8,099 yuan).
In addition, the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro uses powerful processors, ultra-high-speed solid-state drives, battery life support for all-weather use, and better displays.
The laptop has been upgraded to a 1.4 GHz four-core, eighth-generation Intel Corei 5 processor, doubling its performance. It is also equipped with TouchBar and TouchID, original color display retina display and Apple T2 security chip. The computer starts at 9999 yuan, and students can also enjoy a discount of 800 yuan.
In addition, Apple has suspended 12-inch MacBook and the previous generation of MacBook Air.
Tom Boger, senior director of Mac product marketing at Apple, said: American college students like Mac computers. They cant live without them from dormitories to classrooms. Its the first choice for college students. The student version of MacBook Air costs $999, while the upgraded 13-inch MacBook Pro features faster, with TouchBar and TouchID, and the student version costs $119. Now is the best time to bring Macs into college.
The upgraded MacBook Air and MacBook Pro are part of Apples Back to Campus promotional campaign starting today. They are sold through the Apple Education Store to college students, their parents and faculty members. Promotions include giving Beats headphones to eligible Mac or iPad customers, while those who buy eligible Mac, iPad, Apple Care, selected accessories and services receive educational discounts.
In addition, MacBook Air and MacBook Pro will be able to upgrade MacOS Catalina for free this fall. MacOS Catalina is the latest version of Apples desktop operating system, providing developers with many new functions and applications. MacOS Catalina supports Apples popular entertainment applications, including Apple Music, Apple Podcasts and Apple TV applications. (Small)
Source: Responsible Editor of Netease Science and Technology Report: Wang Fengzhi_NT2541