The laptop adopts for the first time the Touch ID that the company already uses in other products such as the iPhone and the iPad
Apple presented on Tuesday its new model of the popular superlight laptop MacBook Air, which will hit the market with a high-density pixel retina display and that is made of 100% recycled aluminum.
The new device of the company based in Cupertino (California, USA) has reduced the frames to expand the screen to 33.8 centimeters (13.3 inches) without increasing the size of the computer.
The laptop adopts for the first time the Touch ID that the company already uses in other products such as the iPhone and the iPad, consisting of a fingerprint recognition system that allows the authentication of the owner of the device for locking or unlocking
The new MacBook Air has a thickness of 15.6 millimeters and weighs 1.25 kilograms, slightly less than its predecessor.
The computer has two USB-C ports and, in terms of performance, has an Intel i5 eighth generation microprocessor, has up to 16 GB of RAM and a faster SSD than the previous model of up to 1.5 TB.
According to those responsible for Apple during the presentation, the battery has a range of up to 13 hours of image reproduction, and the computer has installed the latest operating system developed by the company of the bitten apple, the macOS Mojave.
This Tuesday is the first major update of Apple’s MacBook Air in three years and the new device, which costs $ 1,199, can be purchased from this Tuesday on the Internet or from November 7 onwards in physical stores.
The Californian company also announced on Tuesday an update of its model of small computers Mac Mini, with a memory of up to 64 GB, five times faster than its predecessor; manufactured 100% with recycled aluminum, as in the case of MacBook Air; and at a price of 799 dollars.