Hands-on with the new, more colorful, M2-powered MacBook Air
Posted On June 6, 2022
The MacBook Air has been an iconic laptop design since Steve Jobs slid it out of a manila envelope in 2008. This year’s model, which Apple just announced at WWDC and is also the first Apple laptop to come with an M2 chip, abandons the famous wedge-shape but also improves almost everything else about the Air.
The first thing you notice? Colors! The new design is 11mm thick and weighs 2.7 pounds, and while it is now a more traditional slab-shaped design, it comes in a very handsome dark blue called “midnight” and a light gold called “starlight” in addition to the familiar silver and space gray.
The display is now larger at 13.6-inches and gets closer to the edge of the lid because the 1080p camera has been…