Apple has announced they will be releasing an updated MacBook Air that has True Tone display technology. Its starting price is at $1,099 down from $1,199, and discounted to just $999 for students via Apple’s education store.

MacBook Air True Tone

True Tone technology automatically adjusts the display’s white balance depending on the user’s lighting environment for optimal natural viewing.

The lowest-priced MacBook unit has 8GB of RAM, 128GB SSD storage, a 1.6 GHz i5 dual-core processor and an Intel 617 graphics card. The 2017 MacBook air is now discontinued in the process.

Aside from the MacBook Air, the MacBook Pro 13-inch model also gets a facelift, featuring quad-core Intel processors, an Apple T2 chip, True Tone display, Touch ID and the Touch Bar. The lowest-priced variant is at $1,299 or $1,199 for students.

The MacBook Air 2019 with True Tone is now available for ordering at the official Apple website.


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