Space Gray, Silver, and Gold models are included in this promotion, so you can choose what you like (unlike other deals we’ve seen in which only one color option gets the discount). However, only the base models are on sale, so you’ll get the Apple M1 chipset, 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage no matter which color you choose.

Among the few M1 powered computers that Apple announced earlier this month, we managed to get our hands on the MacBook Air. Devindra Hardawar of Engadget gave the command Class 94 He was impressed with its fast performance and new fanless design. Most of the changes are done in this laptop – the outlook hasn’t changed much. You still get a 2.8-pound metal frame, a 13.3-inch Retina display, a rugged trackpad, and a comfortable keyboard.

But you’ll notice the differences Apple made when using the new MacBook Air. It’s quieter than the previous version, and the M1 octa-core CPU and octa-core GPU run apps very smoothly. If you are restricted in the Apple ecosystem down to the app level, you will notice pages loading in Safari almost instantly. Also, our benchmarks showed that the new Air outperformed every other computer we’ve tested this year when it comes to single-core performance. In our multi-core tests, only some of the fastest Intel and AMD chipsets outperformed it.

While the decision to upgrade depends on a lot of factors, it’s hard to argue with the $ 100 MacBook Air that’s only weeks old at this point. And since you’re getting the latest and greatest chipset from Apple, it’s a better chance if you’re currently working on an older device and would benefit from a performance boost.

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