Apple Updates MacBook Air Models with Sandy Bridge, Thunderbolt and Backlit Keyboard

Posted on July 20, 2011 by

Apple has updated the MacBook Air line today. The new models have Intel’s Sandy Bridge chip and Thunderbolt technology. As rumored recently, they also have backlit keyboards like the MacBook Pro line.

The new MacBook Airs have the following specifications:


  • 1.6 GHz, 64 GB SSD, 2 GB RAM: $999
  • 1.6 GHz, 128 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1199


  • 1.7 GHz, 128 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1299
  • 1.7 GHz, 256 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1599

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