Pros

  • Much improved battery life
  • Improved flash storage and graphics performance

Cons

  • 4GB of RAM is less generous than other non-upgradable Macs

At A Glance

While the MacBook Air improvements are mostly subtle, they succeed in making an already excellent product even more desirable.

Manufacturer’s Description

Underneath the sleek exterior, MacBook Air is packed with powerful components that give you smoother graphics, faster storage, and all-around serious performance. Not to mention enough battery life to get you through the day. The result? A computer that's as capable as it is portable.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Intel Core i5
Number of Cores 2.0
Display
Display size 13.3 inches
Display type Glossy LCD with LED Backlight
Resolution 1440 x 900 pixels
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel HD Graphics 5000
Storage
Drive 1 size 256.0 GB
Drive 1 type Solid-State Drive
Ports and Connections
Available Interfaces
  • Thunderbolt
  • USB 3.0
Wireless connection 802.11ac
Memory
Memory size 4096.0 MB
Memory type DDR3
Memory speed 1600.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 12.8 inches
Depth 8.94 inches
Height 0.68 inches
Weight 2.96 pounds
Storage Media
SD card SDXC Card