Today at Apple's iPad event, the company has finally announced a new MacBook Air, the first major refresh of the line since March 2015.
The biggest feature is the retina display with 48% more color. To date, the MacBook Air was the only device that sold Apple, which had no retina display, so this feature is a long time coming.
The laptop, by and large, retains the same design and style, but takes 1
There are some significant changes to bringing it to the modernization along with the other MacBooks. It has a thinner bezel, Touch ID, an updated third-generation backlit keyboard, an updated Force Touch trackpad, an Apple T2 security chip, and better speakers. It also includes two Thunderbolt 3 ports and a headphone jack.
It is also equipped with Intel's newest i5 dual-core processor of the 8th generation and can be supplied with up to 16 GB of RAM and up to 1.5 TB of storage space
Regarding the Battery life was not too specific to Apple, but you mentioned that you will get 13 hours of iTunes movie playback, which is not too shabby  The new MacBook Air can be preordered today and will be available starting November 7th, starting at $ 1,199 Dollars for 8GB of RAM, 1.6GHz CPU and 128GB of memory available.