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.

Specifications

Dimension30.41 x 21.24 x 1.56 cm
Weight1.29 Kg
Display13.3″ IPS LED-Backlit
~227 ppi density
Wide color (P3)
True Tone technology
Max Brightness400 nits
Multi-touchYes
Resolution1600 x 2560 pixels
ChipApple M1, 8-core CPU
GPU7-core GPU
8-core GPU
OSmacOS
RAM8 GB, configurable up to 16 GB
Storage256 GB and 512 GB SSD
PortsTwo Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports and One 3.5 mm headphone jack port
AudioStereo speakers, 3 x microphone
ConnectivityWi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax), Bluetooth 5.0
KeyboardBacklit Magic Keyboard
WebcamYes, 720p FaceTime HD camera
Battery49.9 WHr Li-Po Battery
Charging30W, USB-C Power Adapter
Price in NepalRs. 159,500 (8/256GB)
Rs. 203,000 (8/512GB)

MacBook Air 2020 Overview

Apple MacBook Air 2020,Apple MacBook Air Display

Performance

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.

Apple MacBook Air 2020 launched,Apple MacBook Air with M1 chip

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.

Apple MacBook Air 2020

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.

Apple MacBook Air colors
Apple ProductPrice
MacBook Air 2020 (M1 powered)Rs. 159,000 (8/256 GB)
Rs. 205,000 (8/512 GB)

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