Apple announces new MacBook Air range

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A big hardware upgrade was announced on the range of ultraportable MacBook Airs.

The new MacBook Airs are equipped with the new Intel Haswell processors that allow Apple to announce a 12-hour battery life for the13-inch MacBook Air and 9 hours for the 11-inch MacBook Air.

Other improvements include 802.11ac compatibility with support for the “Gigabit WiFi” 802.11ac specification, which triples the speed as compared to the current 802.11n wireless networks.

The new Macbook Airs are already available on the AppleStore and at retail stores and start at $999 for the 11-inch model and $1099 for the 13-inch MacBook Air.

Source: MacRumors