Lucky Customer Receives Early Delivery of MacBook Air With M2 Chip

While the new MacBook Air with the M2 chip officially launches this Friday, one lucky customer received delivery of the notebook over a day early. The customer shared some photos on Reddit, offering a closer look at the new MacBook Air in a Silver finish.

MacBook Air M2 Customer 1
Apple redesigned the MacBook Air with a slightly larger 13.6-inch display, a notch, flatter edges, MagSafe charging, an upgraded 1080p camera, and new Starlight and Midnight color options alongside Silver and Space Gray. The notebook is also equipped with two Thunderbolt 3 ports and a 3.5mm headphone jack that supports high-impedance headphones.

MacBook Air M2 Customer 2
The photos also provide a look at the new MacBook Air's box with manuals, Apple stickers, and a color-matched MagSafe 3 charging cable.

MacBook Air M2 Customer 3
MacBook Air M2 Customer 4
The first reviews of the new MacBook Air were published today ahead of the notebook's launch on Friday, with one describing it as "Apple's near-perfect Mac."

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Top Rated Comments

GermanSuplex Avatar
7 months ago
Maybe I'm in the minority, but I think that's a pretty nice-looking machine.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Kylo83 Avatar
7 months ago
That notch on the smaller mac looks horrible, I still hate it on my m1 max 16” MacBook Pro
Score: 10 Votes (Like | Disagree)
ponzicoinbro Avatar
7 months ago

Because it's a fingerprint magnet?
What sexy thing isn’t a finger print magnet?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
antiprotest Avatar
7 months ago
I would put up with the horrible notch for FaceID, but there is no FaceID.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
spiderman0616 Avatar
7 months ago

Is it just me or does this new MacBook Air look thicker than the last one, it doesn’t look as sleek
I still feel that the "thinness" of the old one was an optical illusion. Evans Hankey even alluded to that in her recent interview about the new design. The "wedge" design is mostly outlined by that flat side of the machine, and the tapered end of the wedge IS really thin. The rest of the laptop really isn't as thin as the design makes it look though, and I have always felt that asymmetry in a laptop doesn't look right. (just my opinion)

Anyway, my point is that I think this new design just exposes a lot of the thickness that the old one already had but was cleverly hiding.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Paapaa Avatar
7 months ago
Silver is a still very meh color, but otherwise looks good.


That notch on the smaller mac looks horrible, I still hate it on my m1 max 16” MacBook Pro
I'm totally on the opposite side: I have never noticed it and still don't. It has no negative effect on anything I do no matter if it I'm in fullscreen mode or no. Remember: the notch makes the usable display are only bigger, not smaller.

Disclaimer: I use dark mode on my macOS with no transparency. That practically hides the notch.
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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