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How to order the new 2018 MacBook Air

Now that Apple has finally given the MacBook Air a much-deserved update, there are lots of new features that make it worth your hard-earned cash. If you've decided that the MacBook Air is your next computing purchase, here's how to order one and have it in your lap on launch day (which is November 7).

Pick your options

The 2018 MacBook Air comes in one size: 13-inch, but it comes in three different colors: Space Gray, Gold, and Silver. With configurable memory and upgradable storage capacity, you could max out at $2,600 for the most supped up MacBook Air on the line.

128GB SSD storage

  • Space Gray 13-inch MacBook Air with Touch ID 128GB SSD Storage - 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, Retina display, Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU, Apple's T2 Touch ID chip, Force Touch trackpad, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory (configurable up to 16GB).

$1,199+ at Apple (opens in new tab)

  • Gold 13-inch MacBook Air with Touch ID 128GB SSD Storage - 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, Retina display, Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU, Apple's T2 Touch ID chip, Force Touch trackpad, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory (configurable up to 16GB).

$1,199+ at Apple (opens in new tab)

  • Silver 13-inch MacBook Air with Touch ID 128GB SSD Storage - 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, Retina display, Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU, Apple's T2 Touch ID chip, Force Touch trackpad, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory (configurable up to 16GB).

$1,199+ at Apple (opens in new tab)

256GB SSD storage

  • Space Gray 13-inch MacBook Air with Touch ID 256GB SSD Storage - 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, Retina display, Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU, Apple's T2 Touch ID chip, Force Touch trackpad, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory (configurable up to 16GB).

$1,399+ at Apple (opens in new tab)

  • Gold 13-inch MacBook Air with Touch ID 256GB SSD Storage - 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, Retina display, Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU, Apple's T2 Touch ID chip, Force Touch trackpad, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory (configurable up to 16GB).

$1,399+ at Apple (opens in new tab)

  • Silver 13-inch MacBook Air with Touch ID 256GB SSD Storage - 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, Retina display, Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU, Apple's T2 Touch ID chip, Force Touch trackpad, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory (configurable up to 16GB).

$1,399+ at Apple (opens in new tab)

512GB SSD storage

  • Space Gray 13-inch MacBook Air with Touch ID 512GB SSD Storage - 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, Retina display, Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU, Apple's T2 Touch ID chip, Force Touch trackpad, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory (configurable up to 16GB).

$1,599+ at Apple (opens in new tab)

  • Gold 13-inch MacBook Air with Touch ID 512GB SSD Storage - 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, Retina display, Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU, Apple's T2 Touch ID chip, Force Touch trackpad, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory (configurable up to 16GB).

$1,599+ at Apple (opens in new tab)

  • Silver 13-inch MacBook Air with Touch ID 512GB SSD Storage - 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, Retina display, Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU, Apple's T2 Touch ID chip, Force Touch trackpad, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory (configurable up to 16GB).

$1,599+ at Apple (opens in new tab)

1.5TB SSD storage

  • Space Gray 13-inch MacBook Air with Touch ID 1.5TB SSD Storage - 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, Retina display, Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU, Apple's T2 Touch ID chip, Force Touch trackpad, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory (configurable up to 16GB).

$2,399+ at Apple (opens in new tab)

  • Gold 13-inch MacBook Air with Touch ID 1.5TB SSD Storage - 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, Retina display, Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU, Apple's T2 Touch ID chip, Force Touch trackpad, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory (configurable up to 16GB).

$2,399+ at Apple (opens in new tab)

  • Silver 13-inch MacBook Air with Touch ID 1.5TB SSD Storage - 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, Retina display, Intel UHD Graphics 617 GPU, Apple's T2 Touch ID chip, Force Touch trackpad, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory (configurable up to 16GB).

$2,399+ at Apple (opens in new tab)

Any questions?

Do you have any questions about the new 2018 MacBook Air or how to order one? Put them in the comments and I'll help you out.

Lory is a renaissance woman, writing news, reviews, and how-to guides for iMore. She also fancies herself a bit of a rock star in her town and spends too much time reading comic books.  If she's not typing away at her keyboard, you can probably find her at Disneyland or watching Star Wars (or both).