“We’ve been messin’ with the ultimate version and make no mistake; this is true engineering genius,” Luke Peters reports for T3.
“Apple has worked architectural wonders by shoehorning in 2GB RAM, a 64Gb solid-state hard drive, 802.11n wifi, Bluetooth and blisteringly bright 13.3-inch LED screen. A new multi-gesture touchpad mimics the type of finger control seen with the iPhone and iPod touch, too,” Peters reports.
“Flip down a secret panel on the curved edge to discover a USB port, Micro-DVI and headphone socket. There’s even an iSight worked into the lid, flanked by an omnidirectional microphone and light-sensor for activating the fantastic backlit keyboard, which is by far the most responsive Apple has ever made,” Peters reports. “Considering this notebook measures just 40mm at its thinnest point [sic. It’s 0.4-1.94 cm] and weighs under 1.5kg [1.36 kg to be precise], it’s a miracle this thing actually made it off the design table.”
Peters reports, “It’s a show-off’s dream and the shape of things to come…”
Full review, including MacBook Air’s potential drawbacks, here.