Apple opened pre-orders for the new MacBook Air with the M2 chip on Friday through its website and the Apple Store app, and delivery estimates have already slipped for many configurations and color combinations in the United States.
Shipping estimates for many MacBook Air configurations have been pushed back to July 18 or later, with some custom configurations with updated specs not shipping until August. As of this writing, however, three configurations are still available for July 15 delivery in the US, including the base model with an 8-core GPU in Space Gray and the base model with a 10-core GPU in Space Gray and Starlight.
The new MacBook Air will also be available in select Apple Stores around the world starting July 15, but availability will likely be limited to the standard configurations. Pricing for the new MacBook Air starts at $1,199 in the US. The previous MacBook Air with the M1 chip remains available for $999.
Apple has also made its USB-C to MagSafe 3 charging cable available to order in three new colors to match the new MacBook Air. The cable, priced at $49, is currently expected to ship between July 15th and 19th in the United States.
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