As the new MacBook Air reached its owners throughout the week, iFixit was also able to get a copy. Usually, models that incorporate regenerative elements are of great interest. But in this case too in the case of the return of the scissor machine on the keyboardIt's worth paying attention to.
A scarf keyboard that produces a slight increase in thickness and weight
Clearly, the new MacBook Air (2020) is similar to the previous generation. Leaving aside new developments, we won't be able to see at a glance. That is, until we check the keyboard.
Fixit has taken over scarf skip the machines and discover its secrets. Inside was found aissue machine, which returns it replaces butterflies. Changes that occur after several program reviews, and many other corrective actions.
The new keyboard does not come without any additional cost in terms of physical. It means adding 0.5mm to a large piece of equipment, and 40 grams of weight loss. Not much money in the normal order of things.
The new scissor design keyboard adds 0.5mm thickness and 40 grams of weight
After the introduction of the new 16-inch MacBook Pro, the MacBook Air was the next laptop in the block to install. It is still undergoing delivery to the 13-inch MacBook Pro, which is expected to be redesigned this year. What will surely follow in the footsteps of his older brother, expand the screen with the framing of frames, improve sound and recording, as well as other improvements.
Minor improvements in the "reorganization" scale
Fixit is a company that sells electrical repair equipment. On their website they publish his favorite exploitsand remedial guidelines. In recent years, she has starred in the campaign to protect electronic products, and Apple products in her opinion.
In the cutting-edge guide, iFixit often puts points in the end that are easy to evaluate for machine repair. In the case of this year's MacBook Air, compare with the 2018 model
The change says Apple has redirected the trackpad-related threads. This means better access both the trackpad and the battery, and one replacement if you ever present a problem. The new circus system doesn't offer much extra adjustment, since it is still integrated into the top chassis. In the event of failure, a complete version of this section is required.
Which should improve the resistance of the machine itself compared to the previous program. In a few days, Fixit should publish is a blurry look at the new IP Pro, which we'll be waiting for.