Apple launched new MacBook Air 2020 powered by Arm-based M1 Silicon. The launch took place in November during “One More Thing” event. Other products: MacBook Pro 2020 and Mac Mini was also launched. And here’s a good news for the people waiting for the new M1 powered MacBook Air as it is available in Nepal. So, here we will check out on specs, features and price of Apple MacBook Air 2020 in Nepal.
|Dimension||30.41 x 21.24 x 1.56 cm|
|Display||13.3″ IPS LED-Backlit|
~227 ppi density
Wide color (P3)
True Tone technology
|Max Brightness||400 nits|
|Resolution||1600 x 2560 pixels|
|Chip||Apple M1, 8-core CPU|
|RAM||8 GB, configurable up to 16 GB|
|Storage||256 GB and 512 GB SSD|
|Ports||Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports and One 3.5 mm headphone jack port|
|Audio||Stereo speakers, 3 x microphone|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax), Bluetooth 5.0|
|Keyboard||Backlit Magic Keyboard|
|Webcam||Yes, 720p FaceTime HD camera|
|Battery||49.9 WHr Li-Po Battery|
|Charging||30W, USB-C Power Adapter|
|Price in Nepal||Rs. 159,500 (8/256GB)|
Rs. 203,000 (8/512GB)
MacBook Air 2020 Overview
The new 2020 MacBook Air comes with new chip M1 which is obviously an upgrade. It is the most popular mac and notebook. Compared to prev. gen Air, it has 3.5 faster CPU and 5 times faster GPU. All thanks to 8-core CPU and 16-core Neural Engine. Two model is available, 7-core GPU and 8-core GPU.
It comes with two storage variants: 256 GB on 7-core GPU and 512 GB on 8-Core GPU. Both comes with 8 GB of RAM configuration. Apple also provides configuration for RAM up to 16 GB and storage up to 2 TB on both models.
Display and Design
Talking about the display, it comes with 13.3-inch LED-backlit display with IPS technology. It has the 1600 x 2560 resolution as default. Which can support 1050 x 1680, 900 x 1440 and 640 x 1024. Display specs is same with MacBook Pro.
This one also comes with Backlit Magic keyboard. There is a Force Touch track pad for precise cursor control. It is capable of sensing the touch pressure which gets handy while pressure-sensitive drawing. And also with multi touch gesture and enables Force clicks. Also, ambient light sensor can be seen on keyboard section. There is Touch ID sensor too.
In terms of ports, it has two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports which supports, USB 3.1 Gen 2, Thunderbolt 3, Display port and as well as charging. Also, a headphone jack port is present. Meanwhile, you will need to invest in a dongle to plug a bunch of different peripherals.
Battery and Connectivity
It has built-in 49.9 watt-hour Li-Po battery. Which can provide up to 15 hours of wireless web browsing and up to 18 hours of Apple TV app movie playback. To charge it, 30W USB-C Power Adapter is provided in the box.
For the connectivity options, it has Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking which is IEEE 8.0.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax compatible. And there is Bluetooth v5.0 for wireless connection with other tech products.
MacBook Air 2020 Price and Availability
Finally the wait is over, MacBook Air 2020 is now available for purchase in Nepal for a price tag of Rs. 159,000 and Rs, 205,000. You can purchase it from Oliz Store in Nepal.
These are available in three color finish: Gold, Silver and Space Gray.
|MacBook Air 2020 (M1 powered)||Rs. 159,000 (8/256 GB)|
Rs. 205,000 (8/512 GB)