You can now preorder your M3 MacBook Air (13” or 15”) You can now preorder your M3 MacBook Air (13” or 15”)

Some 3 months ago, we covered Apple’s new iMacs and MacBooks with M3 chips inside. This silicon is a breakthrough not only for the Cupertino company, which has not always been adamant about using its own processors exclusively, but also for the industry in general. So far, it’s unrivaled, i.e., no other chip maker mass-produces 3-nm silicon. Seeing M3-powered MacBook Airs was just a matter of time; recently, Apple launched preorders of the 13” and 15” version of this laptop.

Previously, Apple released the updated and upgraded 13” MacBook Air in 2022, 15” MacBook Air – in 2023. The prices of the new models start from $1,099 and $1,299, respectively; they are available with up to 24 GB of memory and 2 TB of storage. The battery in any of them should keep you busy for up to 18 hours. First orders will be shipped on March 8, 2024.

MacBook Air with M2 versus MacBook Air with M3

So, is there much difference between the two models, apart from the chip? Well, some. M3 models:

  • can work with 2 external displays (with lid closed);
  • support Wi-Fi 6E;
  • have better microphone arrangements (new 3-mic array, voice isolation, etc.);
  • have anodized finish that drastically improves the look by making it much harder to leave a fingerprint on the surface.

All new MacBook Airs are available in midnight, starlight, silver and space-gray colors.

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