Since its announcement, everyone has been talking about the latest release of Apple’s ultrabook, the Macbook Air. According to reports, big number of Macbook Air units are sold by Apple since its release. So, just in case you purchased your Macbook Air last year (2011), is it worth it to buy the latest version (Macbook Air 2012)?
|MacBook Air (mid 2011)||MacBook Air (2012)|
|Height||0.11-0.68 inches||0.11-0.68 inches|
|Weight||2.38, 2.96 pounds||2.38, 2.96 pounds|
|Display resolution||1366 x 768, 1440 x 900||1366 x 768, 1440 x 900|
|CPU||Sandy Bridge Core i5, Core i7||Ivy Bridge Core i5, Core i7|
|Graphics||Intel HD Graphics 3000||Intel HD Graphics 4000|
|Memory||2, 4GB of 1333MHz DDR3||4, 8GB of 1600MHz DDR3L|
|Storage||64, 128, 256GB||64, 128, 256, 512GB|
|Ports||Two USB 2.0, Thunderbolt||Two USB 3.0, Thunderbolt|
|WiFi||802.11 a/b/g/n||802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Battery life||5-7 hours||5-7 hours|
|Starting price|| Php 47,990 (11-inch),
Php 57,990 (13-inch)
The above table shows the comparison of hardware present on the the two Macbook Air versions. As you can notice, the blue-colored cell on the Macbook Air 2012 rows only pertains to the hardware changes made to it. You can also notice that most parts are the same. So, is it worth it to buy the latest Macbook Air? You decide.