Apple MacBook Air Review: Thinovation

Apple MacBook Air
Speculation and prediction about the subnotebook which will be launched by Apple Inc. in Macworld 2008 answered in Tuesday morning. Apple Boss, Steve Jobs, pulls the laptop from brown envelope. The Jobs action is to affirm that this Apple MacBook Air is slimest computer in the world.

The third variant from MacBook laptop series has 1,93 centimeters thickness. But, because the design is curved in its corners, most thin part of this laptop has 0,4 centimeters thickness only. No other laptop in this world which has thin like Macbook Air. Even the ultra-thin laptop, Fujitsu LifeBook Q2010 and Toshiba Portege R500 has panel which its thickness is flat: 2 cm.

Although thin, this laptop appears not in mini size. MacBook Air has laptop full size (weight 32,5 cm and height 22,7 cm). So does it keyboard types, has normal size and complete feature. Its backlit LED screen, having diagonal 13,3 inchs, has the same display area with MacBook screen. With its 1.280 x 800 resolution giving sharp picture and rich colour.

Other addition for it keyboard types is backlit locks, so facilitates you to work in low light area, like airplane cabin and conference room. There is also the ambient built-in light sensor which will accomodate automatically the keyboard and screen light level for optimal eyesight.

MacBook also adopts iPhone multitouch screen technology which recognizing touch movement. But not be used at its widescreen, but at trackpad. Small and thin measures do not only from its external looks, component in MacBook Air also tiny.

Its processor, for example, special ordered in compact dimension. The chipset size of Intel Core 2 Duo 1,6 GHz or 1,8 GHz has half standart size. MacBook Air is providing 80GB har disk space. Hard disk can be converted with 64 GB solid-state drive. But you must prepare $ 1,300 to get it. Mean, it’s almost reaching new MacBook Air price ($ 1,799).

According to Apple, optical drive (DVD) is not required by user in Internet era. So, MacBook Air doesn’t have any optical drive. MacBook is a notebook which enabling the user to applying fully wireless life style. For that purpose, it’s available the fastest connectivity in form of Wi-Fi generation 802.11n and Blutooth 2.1 + enhanced data rate.

Then, how to look on DVD film or backup the data from hard disk? Apple has provided the solution, called iTunes Store, which starting opens film rent service at the price of $ 3,99 for new film and $ 2,99 for the old one. While for data backup, Apple sells the wireless backup device, Apple Time Capsul at the price of $ 299 (500 GB) and $ 499 (1 TB).

MacBook Air has been installed by software, like Mac OS Xv10.5 Leopard operating system, Time Machine, Quick Look, Spaces, Spotlight, Dashboard, iChat, Safari, Address Book, QuickTime, iCal, DVD Player, Photo Booth, Front Row, and Xcode Developer Tools. It’s also installed by iLife'08, iTunes, iPhoto, iMovie, iDVD, iWeb, and GarageBand.

MacBook Air can be ordered in Apple Store site from now, but the delivery started at least next two weeks

Apple MacBook Air Review
Size : 0.16 to 0.76 x 12.8 x 8.94 inches
Weight: 1.36 kg
Processor: 1.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
Display: 13.3-inch (viewable) glossy widescreen LED 1280 x 800 pixels
Memory: 2GB (onboard)
Hard drive: 80GB Parallel ATA, 4200 rpm; 64GB solid-state drive
Optical drive: Option: External MacBook Air USB SuperDrive (DVD±R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW)
Graphics: Intel GMA X3100 graphics processor with 144MB of DDR2 SDRAM shared with main memory
Price: $1,799.00 (80GB); $3,098.00 (64GB solid-state drive)

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Anonymous buy r4 said ... (28 janar 2010 në 10:55 e pasdites) : 

I like its attractive design, superb LED backlit display, comfortable keypad, brilliant multi-touch trackpad, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, fairly decent hardware specifications and well priced.


Anonymous dave said ... (23 prill 2010 në 10:23 e paradites) : 

Apple Macbooks are undoubtedly the best looking laptops on the market. I love my macbook, but would desperately love a macbook air.


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Anonymous Iphonesia said ... (31 tetor 2013 në 8:47 e pasdites) : 

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