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Apple announces a refreshed MacBook Air line at WWDC, now featuring Intel Haswell processors and "all day battery life"

Apple unveils new refreshed MacBook Air notebooks - start at $999

| Laptops News | Posted: Jun 10, 2013 6:41 pm

This morning Apple kicked off its annual WWDC developer's conference. As expected, during the keynote address, we saw a new refreshed line of MacBook Air's make an appearance. The refreshed notebooks now feature the energy efficient Haswell processors from Intel.

 

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The Air's now ship with Core i5 or Core i7 processor and are available with a 128GB or 256GB SSD. The 11.6-inch model is said to be good for 12 hours of use while the 13.3-inch can last up to 9 hours with continual use. The new models also feature 802.11ac Wi-Fi as well as Intel 5000 series HD Graphics.

 

Both models are available today on Apple's website with the 11.6-inch model starting at $999 for the 128GB version. The 13.6-inch model will begin at $1099 at the 128GB level and increase to $1299 for a 265GB model. At the moment all models feature a 1.3GHz processor, 4GB of RAM and those seeking the higher performance models will have to place a custom order.

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