Apple said its M2 chip brings improved speed and efficiency to the new MacBook Air. The M2 makes "intensive workloads like editing complex timelines in Final Cut Pro" nearly 40% faster than the previous generation and applying "filters and effects in apps like Adobe Photoshop" up to 20% faster, Apple said.
The M2 MacBook Air starts at $1,199 (£1,249, AU$1,899) with an eight-core CPU and eight-core GPU, 8GB of memory and a 256GB solid-state drive. There's also a $1,499 version with an eight-core CPU and 10-core GPU, 8GB of memory and a 512GB SSD.
The redesigned laptop will be available to order on Apple's website and in the Apple Store app. It's available in available in four colors: silver, space gray, starlight and midnight.
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