Apple introduces new 15-inch MacBook Air at WWDC 2023

Apple claims that this is the world's thinnest 15-inch laptop.
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Apple unveiled a new addition to its MacBook Air lineup: a 15-inch model that is the largest and thinnest of its kind. The new laptop was announced at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday, June 5, 2023.

The 15-inch MacBook Air features a 15.3-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone, a resolution of 2880×1864 pixels, and 500 nits of brightness. It is powered by Apple’s M2 chip, which has an eight-core CPU, a 10-core GPU, and a 16-core neural engine. The M2 chip delivers up to 12 times faster performance than the fastest Intel-based MacBook Air models, according to Apple.

15-inch MacBook Air

The new laptop also boasts up to 18 hours of battery life, a six-speaker sound system with Spatial Audio and Dolby Atmos, a 1080p FaceTime HD camera, three microphones with advanced beamforming algorithms, and two USB-C Thunderbolt ports that support up to a 6K external display at 60Hz. It has a fanless design that keeps it quiet and cool, and it comes with a MagSafe 3 charging connector that snaps magnetically to the laptop.

The 15-inch MacBook Air is available in four colors: midnight, starlight, silver, and space gray. It weighs 3.3 lbs and is 11.5mm thick, making it the world’s thinnest 15-inch laptop, according to Apple. It runs on macOS Ventura now and will be compatible with macOS Sonoma when it launches this fall.

15-inch MacBook Air

In the Philippines, the new laptop starts at ₱82,990 for the 8GB+256GB base model and can be configured to up to 24GB+2TB for a whopping ₱154,990. It can be ordered on or in the Apple Partner Stores.

Also read: LIST: iPhone and iPad price list in the Philippines Q1 2023

Apple also announced that it is lowering the price of the 13-inch MacBook Air with M2 chip to $1,099, while keeping the base M1 model at $999.

Apple’s WWDC event also featured other announcements such as the Vision Pro headset, iOS 17, Mac Pro, and more. is one of the most active tech sites in the Philippines. We enjoy sharing interesting and relevant stories about the latest trends in technology, developments in mobile phones and social media, and modern digital and geek culture.

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