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    Apple MacBook Air, Pro 13” Launched in Nepal with the Apple M1 chip

    Apple announced the new M1 chip-powered MacBook Air and MacBook Pro in November last year. Now, they are finally available in Nepal this year. The Apple M1 chip-powered MacBook Air price in Nepal starts at Rs. 159,500, and the MacBook Pro price in Nepal starts at Rs. 205,000. Let’s check out the Apple M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro specifications, features, and availability in Nepal.

    Apple MacBook Air, Pro 13” Overview

    The design of the new MacBook Air and Pro remained the same with identical dimensions and weight as compared with their previous model. The main upgrade is the integration of the new Apple M1 chip built using the 5nm process mode and packed with an astonishing 16 billion transistors.

    MacBook Air and Pro 13″ Price in Nepal

    Display

    Apple M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro feature a 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology. The Retina display with up to 2560 x 1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch gives the image incredible detail and realism. Also, with the support of P3 wide color, the colors are more vibrant. Both MacBooks come with Apple’s True Tone technology, which automatically adjusts the white balance to match your environment. MacBook Air supports 400 nits brightness whereas, MacBook Pro supports 500 nits brightness.

    Performance (Hardware & Software) and Internals

    Apple MacBook Air and MacBook Pro both come with Apple’s first chip designed specifically for Mac – Apple M1 SoC. It integrates an 8-core CPU  with four performance cores and four efficiency cores to give you high performance with energy efficiency, up to 8-core GPU capable of running 25,000 threads simultaneously, a 16-core Neural Engine that can compute 11 trillion operations per second.

    Moreover, as per the company’s claims, MacBook Air provides up to 3.5x faster CPU performance, GPU speeds up to 5x faster, and 9x faster machine learning. Likewise, MacBook Pro provides up to 2.8x faster CPU performance, up to 5x faster graphics, and up to 11x faster Machine Learning performance.

    Apple M1 MacBook Air and MacBook Pro run on macOS Big Sur that elevates the most advanced desktop operating system with a new design, powerful updates for apps, best privacy features, and security. The M1 MacBook Air and M1 MacBook Pro offer 8GB unified memory configurable up to 16GB and 256GB / 512GB SSD storage configurable up to 2TB.

    Battery and Power

    The M1 MacBook Air comes with an integrated 49.9 watt-hour lithium-polymer battery with a 30W USB-C Power Adapter and USB-C charge cable (2m) inside the box. Apple claims MacBook Air offers up to 18 hours of battery life. It has a fan-less design compared to the M1 MacBook Pro with an active cooling system

    M1 MacBook Pro features a built-in 58.2 watt-hour lithium-polymer battery with a 61W USB-C Power Adapter and USB-C charge cable (2m) inside the box. The battery endurance is up to 20 hours as per the company’s claims.

    Camera and Audio

    Both MacBooks flaunts a 720p FaceTime HD camera. For audio, the M1 MacBook Air has Stereo Speakers, Wide stereo sound, support for Dolby Atmos playback, a Three-microphone array with directional beamforming, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

    As for the M1 MacBook Pro, it has Stereo Speakers with a high dynamic range, Wide stereo sound, support for Dolby Atmos playback, Studio-quality three-mic array with a high signal-to-noise ratio and directional beamforming, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

    Keyboard, Trackpad and other features

    Apple M1 MacBook Air and Pro both use Backlit Magic Keyboard with an Ambient light sensor and Scissor mechanism to deliver the best typing experience, as well as the Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities. The M1 MacBook Pro comes with a Touch Bar to add shortcuts and features, which is missing in the M1 MacBook Air. But, both MacBooks have a Touch ID sensor for locking and unlocking the device.

    Connectivity-wise, the M1 MacBook Air and Pro include 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking and Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology. Users also get Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

    MacBook Air 2020 (M1) Specifications:

    Dimensions and Weight 11.97 x 8.36 x (0.16 – 0.43)inch
    2.8 lbs / 1.29 kg
    Display Retina display;
    13.3-inch diagonal LED-backlit; 2560×1600 resolution (227 PPI)
    400 nits brightness
    P3 wide color, True Tone technology
    SoC Apple M1 chip (5nm);
    8-core CPU (4 performance cores + 4 efficiency cores)
    16-core Neural Engine
    GPU Up to 8-core GPU
    Memory 8 GB unified memory;
    Configurable to 16GB
    Storage 256 GB / 512 GB SSD
    Configurable up to 2TB
    Networking 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking
    Bluetooth 5.0
    Software macOS Big Sur
    Battery 49.9 watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
    30W USB-C Power Adapter
    Keyboard Backlit Magic Keyboard
    Audio Stereo Speakers,
    Wide stereo sound,
    support for Dolby Atmos playback, 
    Camera and Mic 720p FaceTime HD camera
    Three-mic array with directional beamforming 
    I/O Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports
    3.5mm headphone jack
    Color Finish Gold, Silver, Space Gray

    MacBook Pro 13 (M1) Overview

    The new Apple MacBook Pro M1 is now officially launched in Nepal with a price tag of Rs. 205,000.  According to Apple, the new MacBook Pro 13 (M1) is 3x faster compared to the best selling windows laptops in 2020. Apple also claims that MacBook Pro 13 (M1) is the world’s fastest compact pro notebook right now and we expect that kind of product from a brand like Apple.

    MacBook Pro 13 (M1) Specifications

    Dimensions and Weight 11.97 x 8.36 x 0.61inch
    3.0 lbs / 1.4 kg
    Display Retina display;
    13.3-inch diagonal LED-backlit; 2560×1600 resolution (227 PPI)
    500 nits brightness
    P3 wide color, True Tone technology
    SoC Apple M1 chip (5nm);
    8-core CPU (4 performance cores + 4 efficiency cores)
    16-core Neural Engine
    GPU 8-core GPU
    Memory 8 GB unified memory;
    Configurable to 16GB
    Storage 256 GB / 512 GB SSD
    Configurable up to 2TB
    Networking 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking
    Bluetooth 5.0
    Software macOS Big Sur
    Battery 58.2 watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
    61W USB-C Power Adapter
    Keyboard Backlit Magic Keyboard
    Audio Stereo Speakers with high dynamic range,
    Wide stereo sound,
    Support for Dolby Atmos playback, 
    Camera and 

    Mic

    720p FaceTime HD camera
    Studio-quality three-mic array with an improved signal-to-noise ratio 
    I/O Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports
    3.5mm headphone jack
    Color Finish Silver, Space Gray

    Apple M1 MacBook Air, Pro 13” Price in Nepal and Availability

    Apple M1 MacBook Air is now available in Nepal at a starting price of NPR 159,500, while the M1 MacBook Pro is available at a starting price of NPR 205,000. These M1-powered MacBooks are available for purchase online via Oliz Store.

    Apple M1 MacBook Air Model Price in Nepal Availability
    M1 MacBook Air (8GB/256GB) NPR 159,500 Oliz Store 
    M1 MacBook Air (8GB/512GB) NPR 203,000

     

    Apple M1 MacBook Pro Model Price in Nepal Availability
    M1 MacBook Pro (8GB/256GB) NPR 205,000 Oliz Store 
    M1 MacBook Pro (8GB/512GB) NPR 240,000
    M1 MacBook Pro (16GB/512GB) NPR 275,000

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