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Apple launches new 13-inch MacBooks Air and MacBook Pro

Apple has just announced the release of new versions of the MacBook Air It's from 13-inch MacBook Pro.

Air gets an updated version of the Retina display powered by True tone (which adjusts the color temperature automatically according to the environment) and had its initial price reduced to $ 1,100 in the United States. It comes with Intel processors. dual core eighth generation, has Touch ID and maintains a ?all day? battery.

New MacBook Air with FaceTime running full screen

J entry MBP stays at $ 1,300, winning Intel processors quad core eighth generation is Apple's T2 security chip. It is equipped with a super fast SSD, Touch Bar (with Touch ID) and of course also has a Retina display powered by True tone.

New 13-inch MacBook Pro from above with its Touch Bar

Yes: As of today, Apple no more offer It is a 13 ? MBP input model without Touch Bar and the price has been kept, which is great. Remembering, too, that the 15 ? models were updated last May.

As for keyboards, Rene Ritchie (from the site iMore) stated on Twitter that both lines have the same third generation butterfly keyboard updated this year with the 15 ? MPBs so, no matter how ironic, they are already within Ma's keyboard replacement program. That is, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo made a mistake in predicting the return of the scissor keyboard to MacBooks Air this year.

?Back to school? promotion

In the northern hemisphere, it's time to return to class, and with these updated machines, Apple will offer super-special conditions for students, teachers, and other members of the academic world.

The new MacBook Air can be purchased for just $ 1,000, while the 13 ? MacBook Pro starts at $ 1,200. In addition, during this period, those who buy one of the promotion machines (which also includes iMacs and iPads) take home a Beats Studio 3 Wireless headset.

Apple offers a range of special discounts for students purchasing Macs, iPads, AppleCare, accessories and services.

Prices in Brazil

Surprisingly, the new MacBooks Air is now available for purchase here in Brazil also with estimated shipping times of 2-3 weeks, while the new 13 ? MacBook Pro has had prices revealed (probably still have to be homologated by Anatel).

The new MacBook Air comes from $ 9,700 in a 1.6GHz processor version (Turbo boost up to 3.6GHz), 8GB of 2,133MHz LPDDR3 memory, 128GB SSD and Intel UHD Graphics 617.

Already the new 13 ? MacBook Pro starts at $ 12,000 on an Intel Core i5 processor model quad core 1.4 GHz (Turbo boost up to 3.9GHz), Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645, 8GB of 2,133MHz LPDDR3 memory and 128GB SSD.