Gen 3 keyboard on new MBA

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by citivolus, Nov 1, 2018.

  1. citivolus macrumors 6502a

    Sep 19, 2008
    So what’s new on this keyboard other than the name?
  2. otherguy5 macrumors member

    Feb 2, 2015
    I was going to post the same. Also, will Apple cover keyboard repairs for free if it breaks, or does that only apply to the second gen?
  3. chrfr macrumors 604

    Jul 11, 2009
    The keyboard is covered under the normal warranty, but the extended keyboard warranty only applies to the 2015-2017 MacBook and 2016-2017 MacBook Pro.
  4. lambertjohn macrumors 6502a

    Jun 17, 2012
    This keyboard is the same as the Gen 3 keyboard on the 2018 MacBook Pro. So if there’s an Apple Store, or Best Buy, or some other place that sells Apple products near you, go in and try out the keyboard on the 2018 MacBook Pro. 2018 Air has the same one.
  5. cliffster82 macrumors 6502

    Sep 27, 2013
    Do all 2018 MacBook Pros have the new keyboard? Meaning, does the 2018 non-Touch Bar MBP have the new keyboard? That's the one we're looking at.
  6. raqball macrumors 68000

    Sep 11, 2016
    There is no 2018 nTB MBP....
  7. cliffster82 macrumors 6502

    Sep 27, 2013
    ahhhhhhh. This explains a lot. Thanks

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