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New 2018 MacBook Air Shown Off in Unboxing Videos on YouTube

Following the introduction of new iPad Pro, MacBook Air, and Mac mini models at yesterday's event, Apple provided some YouTubers with MacBook Air review units, and the first unboxing videos are now available.

For its last several product releases, Apple has been providing early review units to smaller YouTubers, a strategy that lets us get opinions on the new device from less mainstream sources. Today's unboxing videos provide some interesting MacBook Air tidbits and a first look at Apple's newest notebook.






The MacBook Air features a Retina display with slim black bezels like the MacBook or MacBook Pro, three color options, a slimmer body, two Thunderbolt 3 ports, a 1.6GHz Core i5 8th-Generation Amber Lake chip from Intel, integrated Intel UHD 617 graphics, a T2 chip for security, built-in Touch ID, a third-generation butterfly keyboard, and a Force Touch trackpad.

Full reviews of the MacBook Air from media sites will be shared next week, and the new machines are set to start arriving to customers who placed an order on November 7.

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2 weeks ago
This unboxing "experience" is getting old. We don't care anymore!
Rating: 60 Votes
2 weeks ago
These 'reviews' are painfully inaccurate.
Rating: 53 Votes
2 weeks ago

These 'reviews' are painfully inaccurate.

these are not reviews, these are Unboxing's...read the title
Rating: 42 Votes
2 weeks ago
Who the heck wants to watch somebody pull a product of a box? Unboxing videos are worthless and baffling.
Rating: 37 Votes
2 weeks ago
The MacBook Air with Retina display should be released years ago. Instead, they created an overpriced fashionable netbook in 2015, that no one wanted or needed.
Rating: 32 Votes
2 weeks ago
I am pretty sure these "unboxers" have a lot to say about "the colors and stuff".
Rating: 26 Votes
2 weeks ago
The first woman is pleasant to listen to. The latter two are annoying as hell, stereotypical YouTubers in the negative sense.

This thing should be released years ago. Instead, they created an overpriced fashionable netbook in 2015, that no one wanted or needed.

The main difference between the MacBook Air 2018 and the MacBook 2017 is basically Thunderbolt and an extra port, and the bigger screen.

ie. The MacBook Air 2018 is the 13" MacBook.
Rating: 21 Votes
2 weeks ago
Ugh. These people are very annoying.
Rating: 18 Votes
2 weeks ago

Who the heck wants to watch somebody pull a product of a box? Unboxing videos are worthless and baffling.


Unlike the government's direct access to our smartphones to send any message, this site operates on a voluntary basis. You see the topic and click on it to read the content or watch the videos.
Rating: 16 Votes
2 weeks ago
Gold Apple stickers.

I want to see Geekbench 4. And see if anyone can ramp up this mythical fan that many seem believe exists in this machine.
Rating: 16 Votes

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