New MacBook Airs Have Ivy Bridge CPUs, USB 3, Up To 8GB Of RAM & 512GB SSDs [WWDC12]

New MacBook Airs Have Ivy Bridge CPUs, USB 3, Up To 8GB Of RAM & 512GB SSDs [WWDC12]

Noting that everyone tries to copy the MacBook Air, Phil Schiller says they’re updating their ultraportable line.

The MacBook Air will now feature:

• Updated CPU — Ivy Bridge, up to 2.0GHz dual-core i&.
• Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz
• Up to 8GB RAM
• 60% Faster Graphics
• Up to 512GB SSD
• USB 3 Support!
• 720p FaceTime camera
• No retina!

Prices now start at $999 and $1099 for the 11-inch, $1199 and $1499 for the 13-inch

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