Apple announces new MacBook Air at WWDC 2012

Apple has just announced updates to their MacBook lines at [WWDC 2012](/wwdc/0). All generations including the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro will receive updates, but here's what you can expect from the new MacBook Air.

The new version of the MacBook Air will feature updated processors including Intel Core Ivy Bridge processors up to 2.0 dual core i7, which is a significant bump from their current line.

Apple is boasting up to 60% faster graphics and even more flash memory, up to 512 GB. The MacBook Air will also have support for USB 3 which is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0. Support for both USB 2 and 3 will be built into one port. The FaceTime camera is also being updated to 720p.

The 11" and 13" MacBook Airs will be priced starting at $999 and $1099 respectively. They'll start shipping today.

Allyson Kazmucha

iMore senior editor from 2011 to 2015.