MacBook Air 2022 laptops are equipped with silicon chips.
The company introduced this chip in the MacBook Air 2020.
Recently, the company launched the MacBook Air 2022 laptop in the market.
New Delhi. Apple recently launched a new MacBook Air 2022 laptop. The new laptops are equipped with the company’s first-generation Apple silicon chips. This chipset was announced at WWDC 2020. We tell you that the MacBook Air 2020 is one of the first laptops to ship with Apple’s M1 chip. It showed us that Apple silicon can deliver great performance and power efficiency.
After the MacBook Air 2022 came to the market, the question arose whether the 2020 Air will be in the market or not? So the answer would be yes. It will remain on the market for now with the 2022 model. Now you must be thinking that if both the devices remain in the market, which laptop is better for you to buy? Now we tell you that if you plan to buy MacBook Air, which laptop will be better for you?
Difference between MacBook Air 2022 and MacBook Air 2020
The new MacBook Air 2022 supports a more compact design. Apple claims it takes 20% less volume than its previous model. It’s just 0.44 inches (11.3 mm) thick and weighs 2.7 pounds (1.2 kg), and comes in standard Space Gray and Silver as well as Starlight and Midnight colors. At the same time, the 2020 MacBook weighs 1.29 kg.
The new M2 chip in the laptop packs a lot of power. It promises up to 20% faster performance when applying image filters and effects performance. Final Cut Pro is up to 40% faster with the new M2 chip. At the same time, MacBook 2020 has 16 core Neural Engine M1 chipset with 8 core CPU and 7 core GPU. Its screen is 13.3 inches LED. Its resolution is 1560×1600 pixels.
Apple claims it can charge up to 50% in just 30 minutes. Apple promises up to 18 hours of video playback for battery life, while you can stream 18 hours of Apple TV or 15 hours of webcasts on a MacBook 2020 laptop without charging.
There are differences between the two cameras
The new 13.6-inch display comes with slim borders and a maximum brightness of 500 nits. This is 25% more brightness than before. It has a 1080p camera with dual resolution and works better in low light than the older 720p camera. The older model also features a 720p HD camera for FaceTime and video calling. It also comes with a 30-watt USB Type C charging adapter.
The 2020 model has 2 USB 4 ports and a 3.5mm audio jack. Its keyboard has a Touch ID sensor. It supports WiFi 6 Bluetooth. At the same time, the MacBook Air 2022 has a 3-mic array and 4-speaker sound system, which provides support for spatial audio and Dolby Atmos. It supports MagSafe charging and supports 67W fast charging.
MacBook Air 2022 and MacBook Air 2020 price
The new MacBook Air 2022 was launched at an introductory price of $1,199 (roughly Rs. 98,000). You get a new M2 chip with 8-core CPU and 8-core GPU, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of SSD storage. Apple is currently selling the older 2020 Air alongside the M1, and you can buy one for a starting price of $999 (roughly Rs. 82,000).
First Published: January 27, 2023, 07:42 IST