Apple unveils the world's thinnest 15 inch MacBook Air

Emre Çitak
Jun 6, 2023

Apple has set the stage ablaze at the highly anticipated 2023 WWDC with the announcement of its latest marvel: the 15 inch MacBook Air. Billed as the "world's thinnest" laptop, this groundbreaking device is poised to redefine the standards of performance and portability.

With its cutting-edge features and sleek design, the 15 inch MacBook Air is set to captivate tech enthusiasts around the globe.

15 inch MacBook Air
Apple introduced 15 inch MacBook Air on WWDC 2023 - Image: Apple

15 inch MacBook Air specs

At the heart of the 15 inch MacBook Air lies Apple's revolutionary M2 chip, a powerhouse that boasts an eight-core CPU, a 10-core GPU, and a 16-core neural engine. This formidable combination sets a new benchmark for performance, enabling users to seamlessly handle demanding tasks with ease.

With a thickness of a mere 11.5mm, the 15 inch MacBook Air proudly claims the title of the world's thinnest 15 inch laptop, weighing just over three pounds. Its sleek design is complemented by two USB-C Thunderbolt ports, allowing for lightning-fast connectivity and supporting up to a 6K external display at 60Hz.

The inclusion of a MagSafe charging connector and a headphone jack further enhances the user experience.

The 15.3-inch LED-backlit IPS screen steals the show with its captivating display, featuring five-millimeter bezels that create an immersive visual experience. With a brightness of 500 nits and a resolution of 2880 x 1864, every image comes to life with stunning clarity.

The device also boasts a 1080p FaceTime HD webcam, three microphones with advanced beamforming algorithms, and six speakers, including two tweeters and two sets of force-canceling woofers, complete with spatial audio and Dolby Atmos. This ensures crystal-clear audio and an immersive multimedia experience.

15 inch MacBook Air
15 inch MacBook Air comes with Two USB-C Thunderbolt ports - Image: Apple

Here is a summary of the 15 inch MacBook Air specs:

  • M2 chip with eight-core CPU, 10-core GPU, and 16-core neural engine
  • World's thinnest 15 inch laptop at 11.5mm thickness
  • Weights just over three pounds
  • Two USB-C Thunderbolt ports
  • MagSafe charging connector and headphone jack
  • 15.3-inch LED-backlit IPS display with 500 nits brightness and 2880 x 1864 resolution
  • 1080p FaceTime HD webcam, three microphones with advanced beamforming algorithms, and six speakers with spatial audio and Dolby Atmos
  • Up to 12 times faster than fastest Intel MacBook Air models
  • Up to 18 hours of battery life
  • Configurable memory options up to 24GB and storage capacities up to 2TB
  • Fanless design
  • Initially runs macOS Ventura, upgradable to macOS Sonoma

15 inch MacBook Air price

Apple has set the starting price of the 15 inch MacBook Air at $1,299 ($1,199 for education), making it an enticing option for users seeking top-of-the-line performance without breaking the bank.

This competitive pricing strategy allows Apple's innovative technology remains accessible to a wide range of consumers.

Get your 15 inch MacBook Air here!

15 inch MacBook Air
15 inch MacBook Air starts at $1,299 - Image: Apple

15 inch MacBook Air release date

The wait is almost over for eager tech enthusiasts. The 15 inch MacBook Air is set to hit the shelves next week, delighting users who have been eagerly anticipating its release.

Apple's commitment to delivering cutting-edge technology on time is evident as they prepare to unleash this game-changing device into the hands of consumers worldwide.


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  1. Brian said on June 7, 2023 at 5:53 am

    “Apple unveils the world’s thinnest 15 inch MacBook Air”

    That sentence basically says there are other manufactures of the MacBook Air against whom Apple is competing…………….

    1. GinoG said on June 10, 2023 at 4:28 pm

      Sort of like I have the world fastest PC of my gaming room! The title should be something like “Apple unveils the world’s thinnest 15-inch laptop, the new MacBook Air.”

  2. Karl said on June 6, 2023 at 12:54 pm

    Interesting price point. Expected it to cost much more than that. Not that I need one. But that was a positive surprise.

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