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Nba188

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Aug 22, 2017
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Hello .

I'm trying to find what are the differences between the 2018 to 2019 model.

Is it just the true tune and keyboard?

What about the brightness? Is it upgraded for both with apple software update?


In my country there is special price for the 2018 model and I'm thinking about it..
 

Mr. Zarniwoop

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Jun 9, 2005
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I'm trying to find what are the differences between the 2018 to 2019 model.

Is it just the true tune and keyboard?

What about the brightness? Is it upgraded for both with apple software update?
The MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2018) is identical to the current MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019) except for three items:

- 2019 added True Tone technology that automatically adjusts the white point of the display to match the color temperature of your environment
- 2019 changed up to 1TB of SSD (down from 2018 up to 1.5TB of SSD that was also faster)
- 2019 updated third-generation butterfly keyboard design with an updated material as the higher-end 2019 MacBook Pro models introduced in May
 
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Nba188

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Aug 22, 2017
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Thanks for reply.

What about the brightness?

Is it upgraded on both to 400 nits?
 

Zapdoc

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Mar 4, 2012
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Hello .

I'm trying to find what are the differences between the 2018 to 2019 model.

Is it just the true tune and keyboard?

What about the brightness? Is it upgraded for both with apple software update?


In my country there is special price for the 2018 model and I'm thinking about it..
[doublepost=1566939624][/doublepost]The 2018 model definitely has a larger optional SSDS 1.5 TB vs 1.0 TB if you want to max out storage on MBA
 

Mr. Zarniwoop

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Jun 9, 2005
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Yeah, but get ready to pay through the nose for it. Why not just buy an external SSD for hundreds less?
Because the performance of an external SSD won't come close to the impressive 1.5TB SSD in the 2018:
DiskSpeedTest.png
 

lambertjohn

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Because the performance of an external SSD won't come close to the impressive 1.5TB SSD in the 2018:
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Hey, for the difference in price, I'll take the performance hit. Besides, my Samsung T5 pretty much reads and writes files instantly. For me, a regular old everyday person with limited funds, I don't mind waiting a millisecond longer for something to happen on my computer. The money I saved makes it worth it!!
 
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