11-inch MacBook Air 13-inch MacBook Air
Price £849 £1,029 £949 £1,129
In the Box
  • MacBook Air
  • 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter, AC wall plug and power lead
  • Printed and electronic documentation
Display

11.6-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display with support for millions of colours

Supported resolutions:
1366x768 (native), 1344x756 and 1280x720 pixels at 16:9 aspect ratio; 1152x720 and 1024x640 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024x768 and 800x600 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio

13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display with support for millions of colours

Supported resolutions:
1440x900 (native), 1280x800, 1152x720 and 1024x640 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024x768 and 800x600 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio

Storage1
128GB

128GB flash storage

256GB

256GB flash storage

Configurable to 512GB flash storage.

128GB

128GB flash storage

256GB

256GB flash storage

Configurable to 512GB flash storage.

Processor

1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 2.6GHz) with 3MB shared L3 cache

Configurable to 1.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz) with 4MB shared L3 cache.

Memory

4GB of 1600MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory

Configurable to 8GB.

Size and Weight
  • Height: 0.3-1.7 cm (0.11-0.68 inches)
  • Width: 30 cm (11.8 inches )
  • Depth: 19.2 cm (7.56 inches)
  • Weight: 1.08 kg (2.38 pounds)2
  • Height: 0.3-1.7 cm (0.11-0.68 inches)
  • Width: 32.5 cm (12.8 inches)
  • Depth: 22.7 cm (8.94 inches)
  • Weight: 1.35 kg (2.96 pounds)2
Graphics and
Video Support
  • Intel HD Graphics 5000
  • Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560x1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colours

Thunderbolt digital video output

  • Native Mini DisplayPort output
  • DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter (sold separately)
  • VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (sold separately)
  • Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (sold separately)
  • HDMI audio and video output using third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter (sold separately)
Camera
  • 720p FaceTime HD camera
Connections
and Expansion
  • USB 3
  • Thunderbolt
  • MagSafe 2
  • USB 3
  • Headphone
  • Dual mics
  • Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
  • Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps)
  • MagSafe 2 power port
  • SDXC card slot
  • USB 3
  • Thunderbolt
  • MagSafe 2
  • USB 3
  • Headphone
  • Dual mics
  • Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
  • Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps)
  • MagSafe 2 power port
  • SDXC card slot
Wireless
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi networking;3 IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
Audio
  • Stereo speakers
  • Dual microphones
  • Headphone port
  • Support for Apple iPhone headset with remote and microphone
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard with 78 (US) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys (inverted “T” arrangement) with ambient light sensor
  • Multi-Touch trackpad for precise cursor control; supports inertial scrolling, pinch, rotate, swipe, three-finger swipe, four-finger swipe, tap, double-tap and drag capabilities
Battery and Power4
  • Up to 9 hours wireless web
  • Up to 8 hours iTunes film playback
  • Up to 30 days standby time
  • Built-in, 38-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
  • 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter with cable management; MagSafe 2 power port
  • Up to 12 hours wireless web
  • Up to 10 hours iTunes film playback
  • Up to 30 days standby time
  • Built-in, 54-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery
  • 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter with cable management; MagSafe 2 power port
Electrical and Operating Requirements
  • Line voltage: 100-240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz
  • Operating temperature: 10° to 35° C (50° to 95° F)
  • Storage temperature: –25° to 45° C (–13° to 113° F)
  • Relative humidity: 0% to 90% non-condensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 3,000 metres (10,000 feet)
  • Maximum storage altitude: 4,500 metres (15,000 feet)
  • Maximum shipping altitude: 10,500 metres (35,000 feet)
Operating System

OS X Mavericks

Easy to use, incredibly powerful and packed with features you’ll love, OS X Mavericks is the next big release of the powerful Mac operating system. Learn more

OS X Mavericks Includes

  • AirDrop
  • AirPlay
  • Dictation
  • Gatekeeper
  • Notification Center
  • Facebook Integration
  • Twitter Integration
  • Multiple Display Support
  • Finder Tabs and Tags
  • iCloud
  • iCloud Keychain
  • Dashboard
  • Mission Control
  • Spotlight Search
  • Safari Power Saver
  • App Nap
  • Power Nap
  • Compressed Memory
  • Built-in Sharing
Built-in Apps5
  • iPhoto
  • iMovie
  • GarageBand
  • Pages
  • Numbers
  • Keynote
  • Maps
  • iBooks
  • Safari
  • Mail
  • FaceTime
  • Messages
  • Calendar
  • Contacts
  • Reminders
  • Time Machine
  • Photo Booth
  • iTunes
  • Game Center
  • Preview
  • Notes
  • Mac App Store
Configure to Order

Configure your MacBook Air to order with these options, only at the Apple Online Store:

  1. 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  2. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
  3. Based on an IEEE 802.11ac draft specification. Wireless Internet access requires a base station or other wireless access point and Internet access; fees may apply.
  4. Testing conducted by Apple in May 2013 using pre-production 1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5-based 13-inch MacBook Air units and pre-production 1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5-based 11-inch MacBook Air units. The wireless web test measures battery life by wirelessly browsing 25 popular websites with display brightness set to 12 clicks from bottom or 75%. The HD film playback test measures battery life by playing back HD 720p content with display brightness set to 12 clicks from bottom or 75%. The standby test measures battery life by allowing a system, connected to a wireless network, to enter standby mode with Safari and Mail applications launched and all system settings left at default. Battery life varies by use and configuration. See www.apple.com/uk/batteries for more information.
  5. Pages, Numbers and Keynote are free on the Mac App Store for qualifying Mac computers purchased on or after 1 October 2013. OS X Mavericks required. Downloading apps requires an Apple ID.
  6. PVC-free AC power lead available in all regions except India and Republic of Korea.
  7. MacBook Air achieved a Gold rating from EPEAT in the US and Canada.