Macbook Air brings iPhone’s multitouch to a laptop

Steve Jobs announced a new Macbook for their laptop line up during his keynote speech at the Macworld Expo today. The Macbook Air will be the world’s thinnest notebook, but even though it’s small in size, it’s not short on features:

  • Aluminium case
  • Illuminated keyboard with ambient light sensor to auto detect darkness
  • 5 hour battery life (with wireless enabled)
  • Multi-touch (iphone style) Touch pad
  • Wireless 802.11N networking (up to 250mbps)
  • Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR (up to 3mbps)
  • Just 1.94 cm thick and 1.3 kg total weight (just over half the weight of current macbooks)
  • Fits in an A4 envelope? (or the US equivalent)
  • LED backlit screen for lower power consumption
  • Optional 64Gb solid-state drive.

Macbook Air
You can buy the new Macbook Air for £1199 from Apple’s online store or pay a whopping £829 more for the SSD version!.

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