The original MacBook Air created the ultralight laptop category. Powered by Apple Silicon, the new Air redefines it. The M1 chip inside is up to 3.5x faster than the prior model, with 8 CPU cores, and offers to 5x faster graphics, with up to 8 GPU cores. In fact, it's faster than 98% of laptops sold in the last year. Thanks to M1's power efficiency, it's completely silent, and has up to 18 hours of battery life, with a 13.3-inch Retina display, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to 1TB of SSD storage.