At the hyperfine MacBook Air with Retina display will be only one connector – USB Type-C [renderings]




Become familiar with all new details about the 12-inch MacBook Air, the presentation of which is planned for the first half of 2015. The question is essentially new laptop Apple’s Retina display and a passive cooling system. Today, the chief editor of 9to5Mac published exclusive information about this device.

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The main highlight of the 12-inch MacBook Air will be an entirely new form factor. The laptop is so thin that the company had to sacrifice for the sake of reducing the thickness of a standard USB-port. And for compatibility included with the MacBook Air will be available in transition adapter. Also new is lost port MagSafe connector and SD-card.

The frame around the display is very narrow and similar to the one that now surrounds the Retina-display MacBook Pro. In this speaker grilles in an amount of four pieces located on the keyboard. They are also used for the cooling system. Laptop computer has turned completely silent, because deprived of the fan that cools the processor.

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It is expected that the new MacBook Air will be based on fresh processor Intel Core M line Broadwell-U, which in addition to the two cores includes integrated graphics and dual-channel memory controller LPDDR3 at a general level TDP of just 15 watts. Thus, these SoC should provide good performance and energy efficiency.


New MacBook Air trackpad becomes thinner and lose a button instead of mechanics responsible for the familiar click, implemented another solution – perhaps used the power and optical sensors. Therefore, Apple is clearly trying to save the reputation of the company using their products in advanced scientific and technological progress.

Instead of the standard USB-port 12-inch MacBook Air received a USB Type C. This interface replaces the Thunderbolt and MagSafe. According to reports, it will be carried through and charge the battery, and connect to an external display – USB Type C specifications so provide. How successful will this decision, time will tell.


As expected, the mass production of a new model of MacBook Air in two versions – silver and Space Gray – will begin shortly. The exact timing of the appearance of the device on the market does not name the source.

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