Apple Releases New Macbook Airs, Mac Minis & World’s First Thunderbolt Display

News | Tuesday July 19 2011 1:05 PM | Comments (0) Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Apple is on fire today.
 – the eighth major release of Mac OS X via the Mac App Store earlier today, Apple announced the release of updated Macbook Airs, released new Mac Minis and world’s first Thunderbolt Display.
Apple has updated the Macbook Air with the latest generation with next generation processors, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology, a backlit keyboard and comes installed with Mac OS X Lion.
With up to twice the performance of the previous generation, flash storage for instant-on responsiveness and a compact design so portable you can take it everywhere,* the MacBook Air starts at $999 (US) and is available for order today and in stores tomorrow.
“Portable, affordable and powerful, MacBook Air is the ultimate everyday notebook,” said Philip Schiller, Apple ’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “MacBook Air features our most advanced technology and is an ideal match for Lion, especially with its new Multi-Touch gestures, full-screen apps, Mission Control and Mac App Store.”
11.6-inch
– 1.6 GHz, 64 GB SSD, 2 GB RAM: $999
– 1.6 GHz, 128 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1199
13.3-inch
– 1.7 GHz, 128 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1299
– 1.7 GHz, 256 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1599
Apple has also released new Mac Minis with next generation Intel Core processors, new discrete graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and also comes installed with Mac OS X Lion.
The new Mac mini delivers up to twice the processor and graphics performance of the previous generation in the same amazingly compact and efficient aluminum design.* Starting at just $599 (US), the new Mac mini is available for order today and in stores tomorrow.
“Mac mini delivers the speed and expandability that makes it perfect for the desktop, living room or office,” said Philip Schiller, Apple ’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “With faster processors, more powerful graphics and Thunderbolt in an incredibly compact, aluminum design, the new Mac mini is more versatile than ever.”
If that was not enough, Apple also unveiled the world’s first Thundebolt Display. With just a single cable of a Thunderbolt port on Macs, users can for the first time connect to two displays.
“The Apple Thunderbolt Display is the ultimate docking station for your Mac notebook,” said Philip Schiller, Apple ’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “With just one cable, users can dock with their new display and connect to high performance peripherals, network connections and audio devices.”
Do you plan on buying any of these? Let us know in the comments below.
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