New MacBook Air announced

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Two years in the making, the new MacBook Air just announced includes some cool new hardware and features, as well as coming in 13.3″ and 11.6″ variations.

It features some features seen on the iPad, which Apple called ‘the iPad and Mac hooking up’.

Starting at $1199, the new Air uses solid-state flash storage, similar to a thumbdrive and can instantly turn on, just like unlocking an iPad. It’s thickest is 0.68″ and thinnest is 0.11″ and weighs 2.9 pounds, or 1.3kg. It’s a unibody design and has a 1.86GHz or 2.13GHz Core 2 Duo processor, GeForce 320m graphics, and 2GB RAM.

Apple says that it can last 7 hours of web-browsing on it’s battery, and can go for 30 days on standby.

You can pick one up today.