2020 MacBook Air Supports Up to 6K External Display, Including Pro Display XDR

Apple today announced that its new 2020 MacBook Air supports up to a 6K external display for the first time ever, including the Pro Display XDR.


Apple's Pro Display XDR is a 32-inch 6K monitor with a P3 wide color gamut and true 10-bit color support, 1,600 nits of peak brightness, a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, and a super-wide, off-axis viewing angle. It is also compatible with the new Mac Pro, 15-inch and 16-inch MacBook Pro models released in 2018 or later, and 2019 iMac models.


Apple updated its MacBook Air lineup earlier today with faster processors and graphics, a scissor switch Magic Keyboard, a lower starting price of $999, and more, with online availability beginning today. Read our announcement post for more details.

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2 weeks ago
Here's actual footage of the 2020 MacBook Air after being connected to the HDR Display for 5 minutes.



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2 weeks ago


If the Macbook Air can drive that display, that is some serious chops.


Nobody said it would drive it well.
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2 weeks ago
More appealing than ipad pro. Price is lower than an iPad pro with the new keyboard and touchpad.
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2 weeks ago
6K is not enough K! We need more K! I want at least 10K! Maybe 12! It must be better since 12 is a bigger number than 10!

And while we’re at it, we need more MP’s too! Samsung and Xiaomi are giving us 108MP’s! Apple only gives us 12MP’s, therefore their photos must be lame compared to bigger MP’s! What’s wrong with those Apple slackers?! More MP must be better than fewer MP!

And don’t even get me started on Hz!
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2 weeks ago
Call me crazy but I don’t think this feature is going be utilized very often.
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If the Macbook Air can drive that display, that is some serious chops.
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