Apple's new M1 MacBook Air just got TWICE as exciting

When Apple announced a brand new MacBook Air and MacBook Pro both featuring its custom M1 chip last week, the company did nothing if not talk up the internals of the machines. With both available today, users are already putting them to the test – and the performance of the MacBook Air is proving particularly impressive.

Apple claims that the updated MacBook Air is up to twice as fast as the previous Intel model (released this March), and benchmarks for the newly released machine have revealed that this isn't all talk. Could the Air finally join the Pro in our best laptops for graphic design list? 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.