Updated MacBook Air Boasts Intel Core i5 Processors With Ivy Bridge

Apple’s Tim Cook just announced an updated MacBook Air with 3.2-GHz Intel Core i5 processors with 512GB of SSD storage and 500MBps read speeds. The new Airs also include USB 3.0 ports making them 10x faster than USB 2.0. The laptops will include two dual 2.0/3.0 ports.

The laptops use Intel’s Ivy Bridge architecture.

The Facetime camera records at 720p resolution. The laptops will come in 11- and 13-inch sizes and start at $999 for the 11-inch configuration. The laptops are shipping today.

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