Apple today announced that the new MacBook Air with the M2 chip will be available for order starting Friday, July 8 at 5:00 a.m. Pacific Time. According to Apple, shipments to customers and in-store availability will begin on Friday, July 15.

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MacRumors exclusively reports that Apple plans to launch the new MacBook Air on July 15, and the date has now been confirmed by Apple. Customers can order MacBook Air through Apple.com or the Apple Store app.

The new MacBook Air has been redesigned with a slightly larger 13.6-inch display, a notch, flatter edges, and new Starlight and Midnight color options. The notebook features MagSafe charging, an enhanced 1080p camera, dual Thunderbolt 3 ports, a 3.5mm headphone jack with support for high-impedance headphones, four speakers, and more.

According to Apple, the M2 chip has up to 18% faster CPU, up to 35% faster GPU and up to 40% faster Neural Engine compared to M1 chip. The M2 chip allows MacBook Air to be configured with up to 24GB of unified memory, while the M1 chip supports a maximum of 16GB of memory. The notebook is available with up to 2 TB SSD.

Pricing for the new MacBook Air starts at $1,199 in the US. The previous generation MacBook Air with the M1 chip remains available for $999.

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