It’s Friday, March 8 in New Zealand and Australia, which implies prospects who pre-ordered one of many new machines in these two nations are receiving their MacBook Air fashions.

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Launched on Monday of this week, the up to date 13.6-inch and 15.3-inch ‌MacBook Air‌ fashions are geared up with the identical M3 chip that was launched within the MacBook Professional late final 12 months.

There aren’t any exterior modifications to the ‌MacBook Air‌, with Apple as a substitute specializing in inside updates. The M3 chip is as much as 30 p.c quicker than the M2 chip by way of CPU efficiency, and there are notable GPU enhancements with Apple including assist for Dynamic Caching, hardware-accelerated ray tracing, hardware-accelerated mesh shading, and assist for AV1 decode.

Different enhancements to the ‌MacBook Air‌ embrace assist for 2 exterior shows when the machine is utilized in clamshell mode, assist for Wi-Fi 6E, enhanced voice readability for audio and video calls, and a brand new anodization seal to scale back fingerprints on the Midnight end.

Apple retail shops in Australia are promoting the brand new ‌MacBook Air‌ machines, and there’s loads of inventory for walk-in prospects. Apple doesn’t function shops in New Zealand, so prospects in that nation have to order on-line.

Following New Zealand and Australia, gross sales and deliveries of the brand new ‌‌MacBook Air‌ fashions will launch in Asia, the Center East, Europe, and eventually, North America.

We’ll be sharing a hands-on overview of the brand new M3 ‌MacBook Air‌ within the morning after choosing up one of many new units.

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