MacBook Air brings iPad attributes back to the Mac

As part of the Back to the Mac event, Steve Jobs wondered what would happen if a a MacBook and iPad hooked up and the answer is the new MacBook Air. It's full unibody, full keyboard, full trackpad. Instant on. Great battery life. Great standby time. There will be both 13.3 inch and 11.6 inch models.

  • 1440x900 display or 1366x 768
  • Core 2 Duo
  • NVidia graphics
  • FaceTime camera
  • Flash storage
  • 7 hours Wi-Fi use (under better battery tests) or 5 hours for 11.6 inch
  • 30 days standbye
  • 802.11n Wi-Fi

Pricing starts at $999 for 11.6, 64GB, 1.4Ghz. All models are 2GB of memory (sniffle).

Available today.

Rene Ritchie

Rene Ritchie is one of the most respected Apple analysts in the business, reaching a combined audience of over 40 million readers a month. His YouTube channel, Vector, has over 90 thousand subscribers and 14 million views and his podcasts, including Debug, have been downloaded over 20 million times. He also regularly co-hosts MacBreak Weekly for the TWiT network and co-hosted CES Live! and Talk Mobile. Based in Montreal, Rene is a former director of product marketing, web developer, and graphic designer. He's authored several books and appeared on numerous television and radio segments to discuss Apple and the technology industry. When not working, he likes to cook, grapple, and spend time with his friends and family.