Apple just announced the update of the MacBook Air.
So is it worth the upgrade if you have the mid 2011 MacBook Air? Check out the table below for the comparison between the two. Take note of the right side with the green color. It pertains to the changes in the latest model.
|MacBook Air (mid 2011)||MacBook Air (2012)|
|Height||0.11-0.68 inches||0.11-0.68 inches|
|Weight||2.38, 2.96 pounds||2.38, 2.96 pounds|
|Display resolution||1366 x 768, 1440 x 900||1366 x 768, 1440 x 900|
|CPU||Sandy Bridge Core i5, Core i7||Ivy Bridge Core i5, Core i7|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 3000||Intel HD Graphics 4000|
|Memory||2, 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3||4, 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3L|
|Storage||64, 128, 256GB||64, 128, 256, 512GB|
|Ports||Two USB 2.0, Thunderbolt||Two USB 3.0, Thunderbolt|
|WiFi||802.11 a/b/g/n||802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Battery life||5-7 hours||5-7 hours|
|Starting price||Php 47,990 (11-in.), Php 57,990 (13-in.)|
If you have the mid-2011 MBA, you don’t have to buy the latest as it only offers minor upgrades. If you have an MBA 2010 or lower model or if this is your first time to own the MBA then by all means buy it.