Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Air M2 model is already the company’s most affordable laptop with this size screen. You can catch it now 256 GB model For just $999 on Amazon (at Starlight), the lowest price we’ve seen so far. And if you need more storage, 512 GB model Available for $1,199 ($300 off at midnight), also an all-time low.
The 15-inch MacBook Air As Engadget’s Nathan Ingraham discovered, it’s not just a larger version of the 13-inch model. overview. While it’s still as thin and light as you’d expect, it’s combination of a large display and powerful processing makes it good enough that you could see yourself using it as your only computer.
This is largely due to Apple’s M2 chipset, which gives the 15-inch Air an excellent price/performance ratio. It also offers a comfortable keyboard and trackpad, plus battery life that exceeded the company’s spec of 18 hours for video playback during testing. The larger screen has a resolution of 2,880 x 1,864, but shares the same pixel count (224) as the 13-inch version. While missing the mini LED displays found on MacBook Pros, the Liquid Retina panel still offers 500 nits of brightness and a 60Hz refresh rate.
Although Apple’s M2 chipset is a year old at this point, the 15-inch Air model is the latest in the line. If your focus is content creation, the MacBook Pro may be a better choice. But if you’re doing anything from productivity to video editing, the 15-inch Air is a great choice — especially for road warriors who want to carry the least amount of weight possible. If you want to catch both 256 GB or 512 GB models, it’s best to act soon as supplies run out quickly.