The new M1 Mac book Air is best selling laptop of the year. The Power-packed M1 chips do all the magic. The benchmark scores of the new M1 Mac book Air and M1 Mac book Pro are outstanding. M1 a big game-changer. Especially for Video and photo editors, even though if you buy basic 256 Gb SSD storage with 8GB unified Ram, the performance is awesomely great. The benchmark scores are mind-blowing. If you feel storage is less, we can go for Portable SSD’s. The Bigger brother Apple M1 Macbook Pro comes with a little big display and a quick access feature screen on Keyboard. The newly launched I Mac also comes with M1 Chip with various Color Options. Choose which is best for you, I have given the pros and cons below.
If you are a Windows user and tried an earlier version of a mac book, other than a stable platform and you might not feel much in speed or performance. Software like Adobe premier pro, Lightroom is slower when you push their limits. If you try to edit the 4K video, you will see some performance lag and hanging, the fan speed increase. ..etc.
Earlier Apple used Intel as their processor, where they develop the OS based on their chipset. Now Apple manufactures its own new M1 chipset. The OS and the Chipset of board and processor are all synced and giving excellent performance. Now with the new M1 chipset 4K,8K videos are easily playback in video editing software and rendering, color correction speeds also increased.
Apple’s 13.3-inch Retina Display is very appealing to the eyes and delivering 2,560 by 1,600 pixels in a 16:10 aspect ratio. There is no OLED or HDR support, however with apple’s true color technology with retina display screen look fantastic for Video playbacks, video editing and gaming.
- Length 13.3
- Maximum pixel on screen: 2,560 by 1,600 pixels
- Aspect Ratio: 16:10
- Technology: Apple Retina True color Display
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M1 is a new Apple architect SOc processor. The single-core benchmark of 1703 and Multi-core benchmark score of 7391, which is a fantastic score compared to early Mac computers and laptops. The processor runs at 8 core CPU and with all the apple ecosystem, the performance exceeds the expectations. Since its new architecture, most of the software needs to update to this SOC. Popular companies like, Microsoft, Adobe, Blackmagic (DaVinci Resolve ) , Google( chrome) are already adapted to the technology.
The Mac book Air comes with 256/512 storage. Mostly of apple user’s buy the 256 GB variant at a lower price and buy a separate 1TB Portable SSD. The Basic storage is sufficient to install the required software and we can store our user data in a separate SSD.
The Key’s and trackpad is best in quality and it supports backlighting. Earlier the Keyboard has a button to control the backlighting. However, there are no buttons on the keyboard to control backlighting brightness. Apple has integrated the option with OS.
The battery performance also increased with the new M1 chipset. The battery life on the MacBook Air has always been good, with the new improvements the battery backup is good. For heavy users, it gives roughly about 4-5 hours. for normal browsing and office stuff, it gives approximately 10-13 hours of battery life. If you using a 96-volt fast charger, it charges in 1 hour 30 minutes.
- Good value for money
- Improved performance ( Thanks to M1 SOC)
- Sleek Design
- Improved battery life
- High quality, Display, and keyboard.
- Limited Ports ( only 2 Type C ports available)
- No touch screen option
- No 1080 Webcam