It will be necessary to wait until next month for the marketing of the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro 13 “M2. In the meantime, they are displayed on the Apple Store, as well as their higher prices than previously.
The less new of the two laptops is the MacBook Pro 13″ since it retains the known design, until its Touch Bar which wins a reprieve. The two basic configurations in 256 GB and 512 GB are respectively €1,599 (€1,484 for Education) and €1,829. There is a sharp increase since their predecessors were worth €1,449 and €1,679. These two brothers have the same M2 (8-core CPU and 10-core GPU) as well as 8 GB of RAM. We can increase the RAM to 16 or 24 GB, the SSD to 1 or 2 TB.
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Rebuilt from head to toe, the Macbook Air M2 is inspired by the design of the MacBook Pro 14 and 16 “with the three basic colors plus a dark blue, says Midnight. With the “Starlight” which replaces gold, we find the palette of the current Apple Watch. Both models base differ on their processor.
The entry-level is equipped with an M2 with an 8-core CPU and an 8-core GPU, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of SSD, all for €1,499 (it will be €1,384 at the education price). Its neighbor uses an M2 with 10 cores in the GPU part and 512 GB of storage, for €1,849. The second MacBook Air also arrives with the new 35W dual-port USB-C power adapter (one port and 30W for the other). This accessory will soon be sold separately for 65 €. The RAM and SSD options of these MacBook Airs display the same levels as on the MacBook Pro 13 “M2.
The entry ticket of the MacBook Air increases since the previous models started at 1,129 € and 1,399 €. To compensate, Apple is keeping the previous basic configuration of the MacBook Air M1 in the catalog, in 8/256 GB with the 8-core GPU and the 7-core GPU which is now priced at €1,199. Might as well take the same one on the refurb, when it comes back there, it was there at 959 €.
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