Those of us considering purchasing a new MacBook this year were relieved when Apple announced a second fall event for October, which treated us to a brand new MacBook Air option to consider. That’s right! After languishing for years, the Air now has a modern option that easily keeps pace with the latest 12″ MacBook.
But which is the right option for you? Should you get the original version of the MacBook, a smaller model that starts at $1,299? Or should you preorder the MacBook Air, which begins at $1,199?
We’re going to help you decide. But first, let’s take a look at exactly how these two MacBook models compare. Continue reading to learn about 6 important factors to consider.