The 13-inch MacBook Air model is still alive

Surprise, the MacBook Air is still alive! The new MacBook Air is Apple’s new cheap laptop. While everybody thought the 12-inch retina MacBook was going to replace the MacBook Air, it’s not going to be the case just yet. Apple just updated the MacBook Air page on its website after its press event. While the 11-inch MacBook Air is gone forever (R.I.P.), the 13-inch MacBook Air just received a minor update — more RAM.

“We’re going to continue to offer MacBook Air 13-inch in our line”, SVP of Marketing Phil Schiller said on stage, without saying anything else about the MacBook Air. Here’s what’s happening.

Before today, the 13-inch MacBook Air started at $999 with 4GB of RAM and a 1.6GHz Core i5 processor. The MacBook Air still starts at $999 and comes with the same…

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