Apple broadcasts the brand new MacBook Air , Apple Thunderbolt Show and Mac mini . The MacBook Air takes as anticipated a backlit keyboard, the platform Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt. The Thunderbolt Show includes a hub and turns into a form of docking station for laptops.
Ultimately, Apple has made important adjustments to the Mac mini. MacBook Air Core i5/i7 Thunderbolt and Apple has up to date the MacBook Air : As anticipated, the ultraportable Mac finds its backlit keyboard, and strikes to undertake Thunderbolt Sandy Bridge .
Costs fall somewhat. The MacBook Air remains to be to be had in two sizes for 4 configurations:
- The first model is a 11 "double-heart i5 1.6 GHz, 64 GB SSD and 2 GB of RAM for $999;
- The second model is a 11 "double-heart i5 1.6 GHz, an SSD of 128 GB and 4 GB of RAM for $1,199 The third model is a 13 "i5 double-heart at 1.7 GHz, an SSD of 128 GB and 4 GB of RAM for $1,299
- The fourth model is a 13 "double-i5 heart to 1.7 GHz, an SSD of 256 GB and 4 GB of RAM for $1,599.
We will unfortunately not exceed 4 GB of RAM, but the model 11 "can now receive a 256 GB SSD option ($300). The four models share their graphics card, Intel HD 3000 Graphics Integrated Platform Sandy Bridge: it is restricted to 256 MB VRAM on models with 2 GB of RAM, but increases to 384 MB of VRAM on the models 4 Go To finish options, know that you can choose an Intel Core i7 double-heart on 1.8 GHz models 11 "and 13" "high end", a $150 option. 11 "13 as" find the backlit keyboard: this will make people happy.
They also adopt the Thunderbolt port, which allows them to connect the new LED Cinema Display serving as a hub. The rest of the features do not move, but the MacBook Air itself as the new MacBook to do everything to Apple.
The new Apple laptops companion Apple Introduces Apple Display Thunderbolt as the perfect companion for its range of laptops. Not surprisingly, it takes a connection to Thunderbolt lets make this screen 27 "a real hub for your computer.
At your disposal: a Gigabit Ethernet port, one FireWire 800 port and three USB 2.0 ports. In addition to the camera FaceTime HD, it includes a system of 2.1 speaker system (49 watts).
As for the technical characteristics: the screen TFT 27 "active matrix liquid crystal display with IPS technology has a resolution of 2560 * 1440 pixels . It has a viewing angle of 178 degrees, a brightness of 375 cd/m2, a contrast of 1000:1 and a response time of 12 ms.
Priced $999. In other words, it will take patient against by the shipping time is 6 to 8 weeks. Of course, all computers sold through the Apple Store come with the new operating system from Apple. Mac mini: major changes The new Mac mini does not change completely externally, it has the right to update its processor and hard drive capacity by default, but also a port with Thunderbolt. In return, all models of Mac mini SuperDrive lost their including the normal version . Apple does not have the opportunity to further reduce the size of its smallest Mac, it's just a little lighter. Apple took the opportunity to lower its prices :
The entry level starts at $599 with a Core i5 2.3 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 500 GB hard drive and an Intel graphics card HD 3000 Graphics. A second model emerged: $999 sold, it has just one processor faster one (2.5 GHz), 4GB of RAM by default and a more powerful graphics chip (Radeon HD 6630M). declination Server for its $999 is sold with a 2 GHz Core i7 quad-core, 4 GB RAM and two hard drives 500 GB 7200 rpm / min. The range can now receive SSD option from the second model. configurations available for sale:
- Mac mini Core i5 Dual Core 2.3 GHz - 2 GB – 500 GB Hard Drive
- Intel Graphics HD 3000 - $599 for Mac mini Core i5 Dual Core 2.5 GHz - 4 GB – 500 GB hard drive
- AMD Radeon HD 6630M – $799- Mac mini Core i7 Quad 2 GHz with Lion Server – 4 GB
- Two hard drives 500 GB 7200 rpm / min – Intel HD 3000 Graphics $999 for the New iMac and Mac mini are of course come with OS X Lion, for sale on the App Store at a price of $29.99 .
- It will also be on sale next month in the Apple Store for $69 as a USB key .
Finally , which is anything but a surprise, Apple has decided to cease marketing the white MacBook .