New MacBook Air review



Apple’s MacBook Air has gotten a much-needed reboot, keeping the name, but changing just about everything else, both outside and in. And while it’s still called the MacBook Air, this new version might as well be called the “MacBook Pro Lite,” because that’s essentially what it is.

Watch Dan unbox the MacBook Air: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vtP15crAqAM

And watch our review of the iPad Pro: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isv4TithGjw

Read the CNET Editors Take: The new MacBook Air hands-on: More pixels, fewer ports – https://cnet.co/2PFMhjW

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New MacBook Air review

27 thoughts on “New MacBook Air review

  • November 6, 2018 at 4:31 pm
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    So what do you guys think of the new MacBook Air?

    Also, check out our full review of the new iPad Pro:

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  • November 6, 2018 at 4:53 pm
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    why does apple put a headphone jack on it´s computer but not on it´s phones? do they want you to use two pairs of headphones?

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  • November 6, 2018 at 5:14 pm
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    Surface is the benchmark for quite some time now,microsoft became the pre cook apple for quite some time.

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  • November 6, 2018 at 5:21 pm
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    I really dont like the pro model of the tough bar, it useless !!
    The air is much better ..but the cpu…

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  • November 6, 2018 at 5:32 pm
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    Not really a review, not really new info, more like a specs sum. How does the thing perform???

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  • November 6, 2018 at 6:14 pm
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    This is a review? Seems more like a hands on. You only highlighted the features, said nothing about the negatives of this device.

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  • November 6, 2018 at 6:17 pm
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    Anyone else think he sounds like inspector gadget? 😂

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  • November 6, 2018 at 6:20 pm
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    They went with the Y series Intel processors and that is quite disappointing for the price!

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  • November 6, 2018 at 6:23 pm
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    With its new pricing scheme I'd invest a little more in a MacBook Pro 13 Inch without the touch bar, 256 Gigs of Storage and 8 Gigs of RAM at $1500, but the huge difference is the processor and the graphics chip, which I'm really surprised you haven't come across in your 'review', the Air's are just not enough to do anything.

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  • November 6, 2018 at 6:34 pm
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    Might as well spend a extra $100 and get the pro model non touch bar instead, its thinner than the old 13” air……..

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  • November 6, 2018 at 6:43 pm
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    Nice review! Made me chuckle. 
    I really like this laptop, just a shame it's not $999 – this is making me, and a lot of others agonise… why Apple? why you put us thought such pain???😩 😂

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  • November 6, 2018 at 7:15 pm
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    Overpriced and underwhelming. The original Air was the thinnest and lightest 13” laptop out there. This is neither. The original Air had one of the best keyboards. This has arguably the worst. The original Air was somewhat affordable. This is more expensive. Apple should have either sold this computer for $800 if they wanted to focus on value or made a 1.7 lb machine at this price if they wanted to focus on thin and light and make it a true Air.

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  • November 6, 2018 at 7:53 pm
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    Seems just another compromise for a lot of money. Best fingerprint reader? Seriously? Man you should listen to yourself bragging about something that is way under the competition these days. Good night and good luck

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  • November 6, 2018 at 8:05 pm
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    The biggest appeal of the old Air was the price, it was great entry level MacBook to experience Mac OS. Apple gave Air owners what they wanted with a Retina display but that’s really it. Part of the problem with the pricing lies with the MacBook pricing. The MacBook and Air models are virtually identical in spec but the price does not proportionately represent that. I think apples lineup is more confusing that ever for new novice Apple consumers. They should really merge the Air and MacBook models together and just have MacBook and MacBook Pro. It makes no sense the cheaper iPad Pro is faster than this laptop.

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  • November 6, 2018 at 8:13 pm
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    Look at how much unutilized screen space is when watching a standard 16×9 video on this device due to those bezels. Not much for an edge to edge display like the dell xps 13. Also retina is qHD resolution, not even 4k which is almost obsolete in 2018 going 2019. Macs again has fallen below Windows and until they become the top dog again, I'm never buying one just yet

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  • November 6, 2018 at 8:14 pm
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    I do not own a single USB-C product except for my phone. That’s why I’m not on that bandwagon. I would never buy a Mac and if I was given one I would install Windows on it. That’s just how I am. I think it’s a nice laptop. Just the lack of IO really hurts it for me. I like my DVD drives, USB-A ports, SD card readers, and all that stuff. I wish laptops still came with dedicated line in jacks but I can manage without it mostly since I still have one with it.

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  • November 6, 2018 at 8:22 pm
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    Uhh….you DO know that the Dell XPS 15 comes with USB-A's and C's and HDMI….right? So no….NOT all modern laptops as "all USB-C….All the time"!

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