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Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 2 Core Intel Core I5 1.7GHz 4GB 128GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5 1.7GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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25 Reasons For

Twenty-Seven Industry Awards

This Apple portable PC has received twenty-seven awards from experts.

This MacBook received an "Editor's Choice" from CNET.com, Hothardware.com, Digitaltrends.com, Computershopper.com, Laptopmag.com, CNET.com.au, Macworld.co.uk, Cnetfrance.fr and Thessdreview.com all of whom decided that this notebook PC was brilliant.

This portable PC received a "Recommended" from Trusted Reviews, Techradar, Hardwareheaven.com, Theregister.co.uk, MacPro.se, Tek.no and Alphr.com all of whom concluded that this notebook PC was good.

This laptop received a "Highly Recommended" from Lydogbilde.no, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all of whom concluded that this notebook PC was very good.

Furthermore, the reviewer at Expert Reviews wrote that this portable PC would make a great purchase and gave it a "Best Buy" award and it received a "Gold" award from PC Advisor.co.uk. This notebook PC also received a "Silver Award" from Hardware.info who said it was very good.

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Good Expert Reviews

This portable PC has an average expert rating of 84% based on fifty-five expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar.

Excellent Owner Reviews

Macbook Air Mid 2012 owners on average rated this notebook PC as terrific.

Apple Has Excellent Portable PC Reviews

Apple MacBooks have excellent ratings on average and across all laptops Apple is one of the best brands.

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Nice Design

Several Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 owners wrote in their reviews that this laptop was a good design. Slashgear.com mentioned in their review of this laptop “A proven design favorite” . Expert website Channelpro.co.uk said four years ago “The same flawless design, now with Ivy Bridge” in their review of this laptop. Tech.uk.msn.com wrote three years ago “Familiar sleek and sturdy design” in their Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 review and scored it 5 stars.

A few Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 reviewers considered that it was good looking. Mobiletechreview.com wrote “Drop dead gorgeous” in their review of the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012. Expert review site Itproportal.com wrote in their review “The upgrade to Ivy Bridge is pretty compelling” and scored the product 4 stars. Tech.uk.msn.com scored the product 5 stars and wrote in their review “Bright, beautiful display”.

One Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this laptop had a good case.

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Good Size

A few Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 reviewers who purchased this laptop considered that it was thin. Expert website Notebookcheck.net scored the product 4 stars and mentioned in their review of this laptop “That is a good thin”. Four years ago T3.com wrote in their review of the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 “The slimline beauty was made even thinner in 2010”. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 review “As one of the thinnest laptops ever produced” and rated the product as excellent.

A few people who bought the product thought it was lightweight. Arstechnica.com said “Apple's lightweight machine has come a long way since it was first released in 2008” in their Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 review. Expert review site Makeuseof.com wrote four years ago “Need a capable lightweight co” in their review.

A number of Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 owners who reviewed it agreed that it was compact. Expert website Uk.hardware.info mentioned in their review of the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 four years ago “The 11-inch MacBook Air is small and compact”. Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned “Compact, light subnotebook” in their review of the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012.

One person who reviewed the product said that it was thick. Anandtech.com wrote “It's a thicker, faster MacBook Air (with an awesome display” in their review. One person said that the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 was a good weight. Three years ago Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned “Ultrabooks are catching up on weight and performance”.

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Good Battery Life

Nine Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 reviewers thought it had a good battery life. Laptopmag.com wrote “Apple makes the quintessential ultraportable notebook even better by giving the MacBook Air faster performance and longer battery life”. Expert website Digitalversus.com said four years ago “The 2012 13" MacBook Air packs excellent levels of processing power and a monster battery life into a sleek, compact casing” in their review of this laptop and rated it as excellent. Expert website Anandtech.com said “Battery life has also improved thanks to Intel's 22nm silicon” in their Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 review.

Good Connectivity

A few Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 reviewers who purchased it reckoned that it was good in terms of USB connections. Expert website Computershopper.com wrote in their review of this laptop “With an Intel Ivy Bridge CPU and speedy USB 3.0 ports, Apple’s latest Air is still a strong candidate for best ultraportable available.”. Expert website Engadget.com wrote “It looks exactly the same, save for those USB 3.0 ports”. Tech.uk.msn.com said “USB 3.0 for fast peripherals”.

A number of people who bought the product considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Four years ago Trustedreviews.com mentioned on Trusted Reviews “(in theory) some of the best connectivity going thanks to its dual USB 3.0”. Expert website Uk.hardware.info mentioned “It has fast connectivity with the USB 3.0 ports” in their review.

One Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 owner who reviewed the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 considered that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Tech.uk.msn.com wrote three years ago “Chassis precludes full sized HDMI or Ethernet ports”.

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Robust

Several people reckoned that it was well made. Cnet.com.au gave the product a score of 4 stars and said “The default storage sizes need to be raised, this is a lovely piece of engineering that has”. Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “Incredibly light, yet well built”.

A number of Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 reviewers said in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Expert review site Hardwareheaven.com wrote “We get a nice sturdy m” in their review of this laptop.

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Good Technical Features

Five Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 reviewers said that the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 had good features. Expert website Slashgear.com said in their review of this laptop “It’s true that the massively pixel-dense display is one of our favorite features of the new MacBook Pro.” . Expert review site Digitalversus.com said in their review “The new MacBook Air has so many great features that you'll soo”. Pocket-Lint.com said “With more than enough features to keep even demanding users happy”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was quiet. Expert review site Stuff.tv mentioned “It's absolutely silent – even under heavy load” and scored it 5 stars. Expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk said “At the same launch event though its lightweight compadre the MacBook Air benefitted from a quiet refresh” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Pcadvisor.co.uk also mentioned “We also appreciate the even quieter fan”.

Easy to Use

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this laptop “Still need a stable, comfortable keyboard to do your writing”. Expert website Itproportal.com said “Still require a stable, comfortable keyboard to do your writing, this year’s refreshed Apple MacBook Air 11in (which starts at £849) might be the chariot you're looking for” in their review.

One Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 reviewer reckoned that the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 had a good interface. Three years ago Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “Excellent user interface”.

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Good Value for Money

Notebookjournal.de highlighted in their review that this MacBook was good value for money.

Good Product Quality

A few customers thought it was good quality. Tech.uk.msn.com said “High quality aluminum unibody” in their Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 review. Gottabemobile.com wrote in their review “Great build quality”.

Large Storage Capacity

A number of customers who purchased the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 reckoned that it had good storage. Three years ago expert website Barefeats.com said “The new flash storage "blade" is dramatically faster than the flash storage in both the 2012 MacBook Air”. Four years ago Expertreviews.co.uk gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote on expert website Expert Reviews “Intel Ivy Bridge processors and faster storage give the MacBook Air a welcome performance boost” in their review of this laptop.

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

MacBooks that are a similar age to the Macbook Air Mid 2012 have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 16GB and 32GB. With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the Macbook Air Mid 2012 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst MacBooks of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type, the Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Macbook Air Mid 2012.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Apple notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all MacBooks that have been on the market for more than two years.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of portable PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

This laptop has an SSD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Very Narrow

With a width of only 300 millimeters, the Macbook Air Mid 2012 is one of the narrower laptops of a comparable spec and age to the Macbook Air Mid 2012 amongst MacBooks of this age. The narrowest laptop of this age and spec is 280mm wide and the widest is 370mm.

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Very Light

The weights of MacBooks that are a similar age to the Macbook Air Mid 2012 range from 920g to 2.6kg. The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 is one of the lighter comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Macbook Air Mid 2012 (only 1.1 kilograms) amongst MacBooks of this age.

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Very Narrow

At only 11.8 inches, the Macbook Air Mid 2012 is quite narrow compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. MacBooks that were released more than two years ago have widths of between 11" and 15", and the average width is 13".

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Very Shallow

The average depth of portable PCs of this age and type is 9.3", and the depths range from 7.5" to 9.9". At only 7.56 inches, the Macbook Air Mid 2012 is fairly shallow compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Macbook Air Mid 2012.

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12 Reasons Against

Only One PCI Express Lane (max)

The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of MacBooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Macbook Air Mid 2012 is 1,000MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 1,050 megahertz, the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Screen Size

When compared to other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Macbook Air Mid 2012's screen size of only 11.6 inches is one of the smallest. Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Macbook Air Mid 2012 have screen sizes of between 11" and 16".

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Macbook Air Mid 2012 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 128 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The smallest total storage capacity of portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Macbook Air Mid 2012 is 120GB, the biggest is 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.

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Quite Short Battery Life

The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has one of the shortest battery lifes (only 5 hours) amongst MacBooks of this age. Portable PCs of this spec and age have battery lifes of between 5h and 720h.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The Macbook Air Mid 2012 has one of the slower processor clock speeds (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. MacBooks that have been on the market for around the same time as the Macbook Air Mid 2012 have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3.1GHz.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Macbook Air Mid 2012 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 19% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is actually the worst display resolution across all MacBooks that were launched more than two years ago.

The best display resolution across comparable types of portable PC is 1440 x 900 pixels.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The average internal memory of notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Macbook Air Mid 2012 is 8.9GB, and the internal memory range from 4GB to 16GB. The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other MacBooks that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other MacBooks that have been available for a comparable time to the Macbook Air Mid 2012 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacity of the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 of only 35 watt-hours is one of the smallest amongst laptops of this spec and age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago the battery capacities range from 35Wh to 95Wh.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Portable PCs that are a similar age to the Macbook Air Mid 2012 have maximum internal memory (64-bit) of between 8GB and 16GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 11GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other MacBooks that are a similar age to the Macbook Air Mid 2012.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.6 gigahertz, the Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Macbook Air Mid 2012. The average maximum turbo frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 3.3GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 2.5GHz to 4GHz.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this MacBook was released.

Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. Most similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
Maximum Number of SMP Processors
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Flash Memory
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
Display Number of Colours
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
TV Out Port
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
DVI Port
S-Video Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
Ambient Light Sensor
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth (imperial)
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Height (rear)
Width (imperial)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Power Supply Type
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port
Display

27 Awards

computershopper.com Editor's Choice hardwareheaven.com Recommended CNET.com.au Editor's Choice alphr.com Recommended theregister.co.uk Recommended Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice Cnetfrance.fr Editor's Choice MacPro.se Recommended thessdreview.com Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star Techradar Recommended CNET.com Editor's Choice hardware.info Silver Award 01net.com 4 Star Pocket Lint Hot Product Les Numeriques.com 5 Star hothardware.com Editor's Choice tek.no Recommended Laptopmag.com Editor's Choice lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 5 Star ljudochbild.se Especially Recommended Lydogbilde.no Especially Recommended 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended PC Advisor.co.uk Gold notebookjournal.de Good Value for Money Expert Reviews Best Buy macworld.co.uk Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

(104)
5 October 2014

One of the Surface Pro 3 commercials makes a big deal out running Adobe Photoshop on the tablet. That's big plus in comparison to the Apple iPad Air, but the MacBook Air runs the beefy photo...

Hello Ivy Bridge
Gorgeous design
Extremely thin, light, and sturdy
Excellent offangle viewing, especially for a TN panel
Fast SSD
Missing an IO port or two
Where's the Retina Display resolution
Base model storage a bit small for the current day
Prix de l'option sur le modle 11"
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27 December 2013

It may have been overshadowed by the launch of Apple's new MacBook Pro with its dazzling Retina display, but this updated version of the superslim MacBook Air is still Apple's main offering for... Read more…

Incredibly light, yet well built
Class leading keyboard and touchpad
Thin and light
Speedy enough with an Ivy Bridge CPU
Nicely bright screen
The TN-based screen is getting a bit long in the tooth
Default storage size is too small
Only middling battery life
No SD card slot, or HDMIEthernet
Choice of connectors is lacking
14 June 2013

The 2013 MacBook Air Flash Storage Screams.The new flash storage "blade" is dramatically faster than the flash storage in both the 2012 MacBook Air and Retina MacBook Pro. The...

9 October 2012

This revised 13in MacBook Air is a little bit faster in general speed, a lot faster in graphics speed ? if only catching up with 2010?s Air ? but with approaching an hour of extra battery life. We...

PC Advisor.co.uk

5 October 2012

The MacBook Air 11 continues to be a wonderfully portable laptop, suiting travel or those who are constantly on the move. While an IPS screen would be nice and the default storage sizes need to be...

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User Reviews

(8)
Reviewed 13 July 2012 by Timothy p.
(Verified Purchase)

If your not looking to lug around a larger laptop, then consider this!

Reviewed 30 December 2012 by Thomas S.

This computer is awesome for portability, battery life, typing, etc. I watch Netflix on this all the time, use it for Microsoft Office, but haven't tested out any games yet. If you are looking for... Read more…

Reviewed 26 April 2013 by Anonymous

I will make no review of any of the software as that's more subjective in expirience than hardware. I only use the thunderbolt port to expand the display via an DisplayPort to HDMI adapter, so I... Read more…

11" makes this laptop extremely portable. It's ridiculously thin, so you'll have no problem tossing it into your backpack if you're a student and going off to class. It'll go anywhere
USB 3.0 really is a night and day difference in this day and age. I have my MacBook connected to an external WD drive that serves as a Time Machine Backup. It's very speedy. See for speeds below
Flash is fast. Photoshop opens speedily, and exports are no problem. Office and its suite all open in less than a second
Ivy Bridge is a huge boost for this laptop. Even under full load, the system barely flinches. Don't be fooled by the 1.7 Ghz, this thing holds its own. Also note, that the 5 inside has hyperthreading
The display is at a higher PPI than that of MacBook Pros (sans Retina ones). It's very bright, very crisp, and you'll never once be bothered by any sort of fuzziness
Battery life is rather short compared to other MacBooks. It'll still get you through a days work, just realize you're shaving off a good 2 hours of projected battery life by springing for this model o
While idle battery life is nice 3 5 drop a day), recovering from sleep still takes forever. From when you open the clam shell to when the password screen actually becomes usable is still 3 5 seconds.
Cant really play games on it, but I cant knock an egg off for this because its not designed for games and I knew that going in
Only has 64GB, which means I may consider purchasing a larger storage device in the future. But really, with icloud available, it probably won't be necessary
64gb wont cut it for most users. its not enough to store music, videos, programs, ext. .. its amazing for just simple internet use but if you plan to do any work at all consider the 128gb which is sti
Reviewed 24 March 2013 by Joseph o.
(Verified Purchase)

The best super mobile laptop in the world. Ultrabooks cant touch it...

Reviewed 19 December 2012 by Pamela M.
(Verified Purchase)

It's a tablet on steroids...

Ordered this for resale to a customer. Super fast boot, opens apps very fast. The SSD and core 5 get all the kudos for that. This laptop shipped with Mountain Lion OS X 10.8 (NOT 10.7 as in the specs
Lightweight, 6 hrs battery life, fast. Great speakers, beautiful display (non-retina display, but I can't tell the difference). Camera is high resolution and works great in low-light. Mountain Lion is
None. It's a great little notebook
Had some bad stability issues with the video card (froze while playing videos, needed restarting frequently) but most recent system update seems to have fixed this. SD slot would be better if it was a
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers md224tu, md224kha, md224zpa, 210022831
Barcodes 00885909523498, 00885909592258, 00885909592265, 00885909626236, 00885909626243, 00885909626250
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