Apple released the 13-inch MacBook Air M2 version in June 2022, with a notch design, and the price of 8GB + 256GB starts at 9499 CNY. After the release of the new 15-inch MacBook Air, the 13-inch model has been reduced to 8999 CNY and the educational discount price is 8199 CNY.
It is noticed that Wingtech Technology’s Apple M2 chip MacBook Air, which was mass-produced at the Kunming factory, obtained the 3C quality certification earlier this month, marking that following the M1 version of the MacBook Air, the M2 model will also expand its production line in mainland China.
According to the Financial Associated Press, Apple’s MacBook Air product line has been produced by manufacturers such as Quanta and Foxconn in Taiwan, China, and Wingtech Technology is its only notebook computer chip manufacturer in mainland China.
Industry insiders said that with the mass production of the new M2, the shipment of Apple laptops produced by Wingtech Technology will further increase.
In terms of configuration, in addition to silver and space gray, the MacBook Air now has two new looks: midnight and starlight.
In terms of the interface, MagSafe returns to the MacBook Air, and at the same time, it can quickly disengage when the charging cable in the connected state is accidentally pulled, thereby protecting the MacBook Air. The MacBook Air also features 2 Thunderbolt ports for connecting several accessories and a 3.5mm audio jack for connecting high-impedance headphones. Plus, Magic Keyboard features a full-height function key row with Touch ID and a large, industry-leading Force Touchpad.
In terms of screen, the new MacBook Air is equipped with a 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display, with the screen area closer to the edge and extending up around the camera to make room for the menu bar. This design results in a larger screen area and narrower bezels. With 500 nits of brightness, the display is 25% brighter than before. Additionally, the new display now supports 1 billion colors.
The new 1080p FaceTime HD camera on MacBook Air features a larger sensor with more effective pixels, delivering up to 2X the resolution and low-light performance of the previous-generation camera.
In terms of audio, the MacBook Air is also equipped with a four-speaker audio system. In order to achieve a slim design. The three-microphone array uses advanced beamforming algorithms to capture clear sound, while the speakers deliver excellent stereo separation and clear speech. MacBook Air also supports spatial audio for an immersive audio-visual experience when playing music and movies that support Dolby Atmos.
In terms of performance, Apple gives the performance of MacBook Air in the following workflows:
For heavy-duty tasks, such as editing complex timelines in Final Cut Pro, the M2 chip can boost MacBook Air performance by nearly 40 percent, and up to 15 times faster for customers who haven’t previously upgraded to an Apple chip.
Applying filters and effects in apps like Photoshop is up to 20 percent faster, and for customers who haven’t previously upgraded to an Apple chip, it’s up to 5 times faster.
In terms of battery life, Apple claims that while the display is larger and the performance is stronger, the MacBook Air can also guarantee the same excellent battery life as before, which can meet all-day needs and provide up to 18 hours of video playback time.