Apple MacBook Air 2020: Cheapest MacBook set for its Nepal Launch

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MacBook Air is the series of entry-level laptops from which are targetted towards students and first-time users. It is a good option for anyone who wants to migrate from Windows and get a taste of Apple products. If you are thinking of making the switch, it is the perfect time as the MacBook Air 2020 is set to launch here with the most affordable price ever seen in MacBook in Nepal.

Apple MacBook Air 2020 Overview

Apple MacBook Air 2020 was unveiled by Apple earlier this month. Prior to the previous models, this one comes with faster performance, better graphics, and the Magic Keyboard. Let’s dive deeper into its specs.

Quad-core Processors

Prior to this, MacBook Air came with dual-core processors. However, Apple has bumped it to quad-core this time. Apple MacBook Air 2020 features up to the latest 10th generation Core i7 processor. The clock speed can reach up to 3.8GHz using the Turbo Boost. Apple claims that it can perform twice as fast as any other previous iteration. On the graphics front, Intel’s Iris Plus Graphics has boosted the graphics performance by up to 80%.

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Design and Magic Keyboard

Apple claims that the new MacBook Air is completely made of recycled aluminum. It is based on unibody wedge design and is available in three color options – Gold, Silver and Space Grey. There isn’t anything new in terms of both design and display. The display here is a 13-inch Retina display as seen in earlier editions. Finally, the Magic Keyboard has made its way to the MacBook Air series. With it, MacBook Air boasts a key travel distance of about 1mm.

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Double Storage

The base variant of previous MacBook Air came with 128GB of SSD storage which maxed out at 1TB. However, the latest MacBook Air starts with 256GB of storage and maxes out at 2TB SSD storage. That’s double storage for both the base and maxed configuration.

Others

MacBook Air comes with Apple’s T2 chip for security. The chip makes sure the only non-tampered software is loaded on to the system during the boot. It also encrypts the data stored on the system. Other features include triple mic arrangement, Force Touch trackpad, Thunderbolt 3 ports, 6K external display support, and stereo speakers.

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Apple MacBook Air 2020

  • Display: 13.3-inch Retina IPS display; True Tone technology
  • Resolution: 2560 x 1600 pixels; 16:10 aspect ratio
  • CPU: Up to 10th-gen Intel Core i7
  • RAM: 8/16GB; LPDDR4X
  • Storage: 256GB to 2TB PCIe-based SSD
  • Graphics: Intel Iris Plus Graphics (support for Thunderbolt 3 enabled eGPUs)
  • OS: macOS Catalina
  • Ports: 2x USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Connectivity: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Color options: Space Grey, Silver, and Gold

Apple MacBook Air 2020 Price in Nepal, Availability

Abroad, the Apple MacBook Air 2020 is available for purchase from Apple’s official site at a price of $999 for the i3 CPU with a 256GB SSD variant. As for Nepal, it will soon be available through Apple-authorized sellers like Oliz Store, Evo Store, and Future World. We expect the starting price of the new Apple MacBook Air 2020 in Nepal to be NPR 155,000. 

Model name Expected Price in Nepal
Apple MacBook Air 2020 (i3, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD) ~ NPR 1,56,000
Apple MacBook Air 2020 (i5, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD) ~ NPR 202,000
Apple MacBook Air 2020 (i7, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD) ~ NPR 2,16,00