WSJ: "If you are looking for a new Mac, Air is the best choice. I have already ordered one. If you need more power, proceed to a higher level Pro."
Engadget : "Since I've started my working day, I've noticed that the computer has been quiet and reasonably cool even when I take long Google Hangouts calls from a Chrome browser fan, a task that regularly sends my older air into a noisy, overheated tizzy. "
CNET: " To demystify the problem as much as possible, the new MacBook Air is a bit faster than the previously available model … It's also faster than that current 1
Do you get better performance than before? Yes . Should you expect more CPU power from a $ 1 199 laptop computer like weighs 2.7 pounds and have some serious fans? Also yes. "
The Verge: " This new MacBook Air is faster than the old MacBook Air, but not the kind of margin you expect after three years (or even one if you've purchased the 2017 model). You can do all the same things you can do on your current Air. I've run half a dozen programs at a time along with more than a dozen tabs in Chrome and everything is pretty good. I think about what most people will do with this laptop, that's fine. "
Wired: " If you are someone who builds graphics, edits 4K videos or processes large images to live, the air will not cut it. However, it will handle 15 to 20 browsers tabs at once, let you edit images in Lightroom without any hiccups, and keep ten apps running smoothly at once. "