Apple has finally released the highly anticipated 15-inch MacBook Air. With 500 nits of brightness and 1 billion colors, the new Retina display measures 15.3 inches. A notch houses the 1080p camera, and the bezels around the screen are thin at 5mm.

This 15-inch Air is 11.5mm thin and weighs just 1.496kg. It will be available in four colors – midnight, starlight, space gray, and silver.

As with the 13-inch MacBook Air, the 15-inch MacBook Air includes an 8-core CPU (4 performance and 4 efficient cores), a 10-core GPU, and a 16-core Neural Engine. It comes with 8GB of unified memory but can be configured up to 24GB. With the M2 chip, the 15-inch Air will last up to 18 hours.

The new 15-inch MacBook Air is 12x faster than the ‘fastest Intel-based MacBook Air’ and twice as fast as the ‘best-selling 15-inch PC laptop with a Core i7 processor’, according to Apple.

There are two USB-C Thunderbolt ports, a MagSafe charging port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack on the MacBook Air 15-inch. In addition to six speakers, the laptop has three microphones.

The 15-inch Air starts at Rs. 1,34,900/- ($1,199 for education). The first shipments will be made next week. Starting today, it will be available at, and in Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Resellers as of Tuesday, June 13.