2Introducing Apples MacBook Air – Fits in a Manila Envelope
4Introducing Apples MacBook Air – Backlit Keyboard, Mini Core Duo Chip
5Introducing Apples MacBook Air – Aluminum Shell
6Introducing Apples MacBook Air – Multitouch-Enabled MacBook
7Introducing Apples MacBook Air – MacBook Air Connectivity
The MacBook Air does away with an optical drive and ships with USB 2.0, Micro DVI and audio out ports, alongside Apple’s MagSafe power connector. Optional dongle adapters add Ethernet support through the USB port, or S-Video and VGA output through the DVI port. The unit sports 802.11n and Bluetooth wireless connectivity.
8Introducing Apples MacBook Air – Hard-Drive Trade-offs
The MacBook Air starts at $1,799, but the base model ships with a pokey 4,200-rpm hard drive. There’s an optional 64GB solid-state drive, but it adds $999 to the cost.