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Apple MacBook Air

1.8 Ghz Dual-Core Intel Core I5 Processor, Two Usb 3 Ports, Sdxc Port, 8Gb Memory, Thunderbolt 2 Port

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What We Like

  • 2.96 pounds lightweight design makes it easy to carry around
  • Comes with 12 hours wireless web battery life
  • 13.3-inch LED-backlit glossy widescreen display offers wider viewing angles


  • Software may be difficult to use

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We analyzed 154,643 reviews for 868 products in the Laptops category.

We then analyzed 249 reviews for this product. None were recent.

Around 63% of reviews were positive and about 33% were negative.

Final Score:

8.76 out of 10, based on these factors:

  • Apps and gaming support
  • Battery life
  • Build quality
  • Controls and functionality
  • Customer support
  • Display
  • Overall performance
  • Speaker
  • Touch control
  • Value for money
  • What buyers say about Apple MacBook Air

    I damaged my Macbook air and it's not good, but I can use it with an external monitor, and I'm able to get a new one for less than half the price of a new one.

    It's nice to have lots of ports and mag charger, but I don't think it's a bad thing for every laptop in 2020.

    I love that I can use it with my other apple products as well, and the FaceTime is still good, but it looks fuzzy on the laptop compared to my phones clarity. The FaceTime is still good but looks kinda fuzzy on the laptop compared to my phones clarity.

    The keyboard is a joy to type on even if it is controversial, and there are plenty of ports and mag charging accessories that are convenient and appreciated.

    The camera on the newer Air was much worse than the older one, and I was amazed at how good it was for my 7 year old.

    Common Questions


    Does the power adapter have a magnetic tip to latch on the power inlet?


    Yes, all MacBooks.


    Can the storage be updated to include more than 512 gb and gold color?


    I'm not sure if you can increase the storage if the drive is hard soldered onto the board.


    Does this have the same windows as stated?


    You can install Windows as a dual-boot system on a Mac without having to purchase a pre-installed OS.


    Is it a touch screen?


    It doesn't have a device that can be used to control it with a touch screen.


    Is it possible to buy asurion instead of applecare?


    You can purchase AppleCare separately.

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