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MacBook Air 2017 Release Is Near As The Current Model Spotted With Discount

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Aside from the Apple Watch, a new Macbook Air is rumored to appear during an Apple event on March 9. (Image courtesy of Apple)

The MacBook Air 2017 release is likely to happen soon. According to sources, the current MacBook Air model has received a price cut. Here you have more details.

B&H Photo is selling the 13.3? MacBook Air laptop for only $869. The regular price tag of the same device was $999. So, buyers can save a $130 discount. B&H Photo also offers free?shipping within the US.

The computer is powered by a dual-core 5th-gen, low-voltage Broadwell 1.6 GHz Intel Core i5 processor. It is packed with an 8GB 1600MHz LPDDR3 RAM, a FaceTime HD webcam, dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi (also compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0 and built-in stereo speakers. The laptop runs a MacOS X operating system.

MacBook Pro 2016

A rumor claims that Apple will launch the MacBook Air 2017 between March and May of next year. This is due to the reason that Apple wants to follow their traditional product launch schedule.

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MacBook Air 2017 Price, Features, And Updates

MacBook Air 2017 is likely to be powered by Intel’s Kaby Lake processors with the next-generation graphics chips from AMD. The device will feature a Retina display. The upcoming MacBook Air will be a thinner and lighter device. In addition to the above-mentioned features, the buyer will also find connectivity features like the USB Type-C, Thunderbolt 3 and DisplayPort 1.2 ports.

Apple is not likely to reduce the prices of its products that are lined up for launch. “Affordability is absolutely something we care about. But we don’t design for price, we design for the experience and the quality people expect from Mac,? Apple Marketing Chief Phil Schiller said.

Also Read: MacBook Air 2016 Release To Come In 13-Inch Version Only

Earlier there was a rumor that Apple has decided to stop the MacBook Air line as the company wants to focus on iPads. Apple?s CEO Tim Cook?s statements had also fueled the rumor mill. ??I think if you?re looking at a PC, why would you buy a PC anymore? No really, why would you buy one?? Tim Cook said a couple of months ago, according to Telegraph. He had also mentioned that the iPad Pro is a replacement for a notebook or a desktop for many people.

Also Read: Apple Bid The MacBook Air Goodbye Without Saying It

However, Apple fans are still hopeful about MacBook Air 2017. Keep visiting TheBitBag for more updates.

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