MacBook Air Technical Specifications

 
Model 1
Model 2
Price

A$1,849 RRP

A$2,149 RRP

Display

Retina display

13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colours

Supported scaled resolutions:

  • 1680 by 1050
  • 1440 by 900
  • 1024 by 640

16:10 aspect ratio

Touch ID

Integrated Touch ID sensor

Finish
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Space Grey
Processor

1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz and 4MB L3 cache

Storage1

128GB PCIe-based SSD

Configurable to 256GB, 512GB or 1.5TB SSD

256GB PCIe-based SSD

Configurable to 512GB or 1.5TB SSD

Memory

8GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory

Configurable to 16GB of memory

Battery and Power2

Up to 12 hours wireless web

Up to 13 hours iTunes movie playback

Up to 30 days of standby time

Built-in 50.3‑watt‑hour lithium‑polymer battery

30W USB‑C Power Adapter; USB‑C power port

Size and Weight

Height: 0.41–1.56 cm (0.16–0.61 inch)

Width: 30.41 cm (11.97 inches)

Depth: 21.24 cm (8.36 inches)

Weight: 1.25 kg (2.75 pounds)3

  • 30.41 cm
  • 1.56 cm
Graphics

Intel UHD Graphics 617

Support for Thunderbolt 3–enabled external graphics processors (eGPUs)

Video Support

Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display in millions of colours and:

One external display with 5120-by-2880 resolution at up to 60Hz

Up to two external displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution at up to 60Hz

Thunderbolt 3 digital video output

Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C

VGA, HDMI and Thunderbolt 2 output using adapters (sold separately)

Camera

720p FaceTime HD camera

Charging and Expansion

Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB‑C) ports with support for:

Charging

DisplayPort

Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gbps)

USB‑C 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)

Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible

Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology

Audio

Stereo speakers

Three microphones

3.5-mm headphone jack

Keyboard and Trackpad

Full-sized keyboard with:

78 (US) or 79 (ISO) individual LED-backlit keys, including 12 function keys and four arrow keys

Ambient light sensor

Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure‑sensitive drawing and Multi‑Touch gestures

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% noncondensing

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

macOS

macOS is the operating system that powers everything you do on a Mac. macOS Mojave brings new features inspired by its most powerful users, but designed for everyone. So you can get more out of every click.

Learn moreabout macOS

Accessibility

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Increase Contrast
  • Reduce Motion
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • Text to Speech
Built-in Apps4
Limited Warranty and Service

Products that you purchase in Australia are covered by Australian consumer law. For more details, click here.

Your MacBook Air also comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one‑year limited warranty from Apple. To learn more about how Apple will service your MacBook Air, click here.

Purchase AppleCare+ to get up to three years of expert technical support and coverage for up to two incidents of accidental damage, each subject to a service fee of A$149 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or A$429 for other damage. For more information,  click here.

In the Box

MacBook Air

30W USB‑C Power Adapter

USB‑C Charge Cable (2 m)

Configure to Order

Configure your MacBook Air with these options,
only on the Apple website:

16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory

256GB, 512GB or 1.5TB SSD

MacBook Air and the Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn moreabout MacBook Air and the environment

MacBook Air is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

  • Mercury-free display
  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • BFR-free
  • PVC-free5
  • Beryllium-free
  • 100 per cent recycled aluminium enclosure6
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
  • Rated EPEAT Gold7

Apple and the Environment

Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and processes. Or read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Apple GiveBack

Letting go of your old Mac is easy with Apple GiveBack. If it’s in good shape, you may be able to trade it in for Apple Store credit.* If it’s not eligible for credit, we’ll recycle it responsibly at no cost to you. Good for you. Good for the planet.

See how it works with Apple GiveBack

 
Model 3
Price

A$1,499 RRP

Display

Widescreen display

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

Supported resolutions: 1440 by 900 (native), 1280 by 800, 1152 by 720, and 1024 by 640 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; and 1024 by 768 and 800 by 600 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio

Touch ID

Finish
  • Silver
Processor

1.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost up to 2.9GHz and 3MB shared L3 cache

Configurable to 2.2GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz and 4MB shared L3 cache

Storage1

128GB PCIe‑based SSD

Configurable to 256GB or 512GB SSD

Memory

8GB of 1600MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory

Battery and Power2

Up to 12 hours wireless web

Up to 12 hours iTunes movie playback

Up to 30 days of standby time

Built-in 54-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery

45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter with cable management; MagSafe 2 power port

Size and Weight

Height: 0.3–1.7 cm (0.11–0.68 inch)

Width: 32.5 cm (12.8 inches)

Depth: 22.7 cm (8.94 inches)

Weight: 1.35 kg (2.96 pounds)3

  • 32.5 cm
  • 1.7 cm
Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 6000

Video Support

Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 3840-by-2160 resolution at 60Hz on an external display, both in millions of colours

Thunderbolt digital video output

Native Mini DisplayPort output

VGA, HDMI, DVI and dual-link DVI output using adapters (sold separately)

Camera

720p FaceTime HD camera

Charging and Expansion

Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)

Thunderbolt 2 port (up to 20 Gbps)

MagSafe 2 power port

SDXC card slot

  • MagSafe 2
  • USB 3
  • Headphone
  • Dual Mics
  • SDXC card
  • USB 3
  • Thunderbolt 2
Wireless

802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible

Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Audio

Stereo speakers

Dual microphones

3.5-mm headphone jack

Keyboard and Trackpad

Full-sized backlit keyboard with:

78 (US) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and four arrow keys (inverted ‘T’ arrangement)

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

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% noncondensing

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

macOS

macOS is the operating system that powers everything you do on a Mac. macOS Mojave brings new features inspired by its most powerful users, but designed for everyone. So you can get more out of every click.

Learn moreabout macOS

Accessibility

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Increase Contrast
  • Reduce Motion
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • Text to Speech
Built-in Apps4
Limited Warranty and Service

Products that you purchase in Australia are covered by Australian consumer law. For more details, click here.

Your MacBook Air also comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one‑year limited warranty from Apple. To learn more about how Apple will service your MacBook Air, click here.

Purchase AppleCare+ to get up to three years of expert technical support and coverage for up to two incidents of accidental damage, each subject to a service fee of A$149 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or A$429 for other damage. For more information, click here.

In the Box

MacBook Air

Power adapter

AC wall plug

Power cord

Configure to Order

Configure your MacBook Air with these options, only on the Apple website:

2.2GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz and 4MB L3 cache

256GB or 512GB SSD

MacBook Air and the Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn moreabout MacBook Air and the environment

MacBook Air is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:

  • Mercury-free display
  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • BFR-free
  • PVC-free5
  • Beryllium-free
  • Highly recyclable aluminium enclosure
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
  • Rated EPEAT Gold7

Apple and the Environment

Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and processes. Or read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Apple GiveBack

Letting go of your old Mac is easy with Apple GiveBack. If it’s in good shape, you may be able to trade it in for Apple Store credit.* If it’s not eligible for credit, we’ll recycle it responsibly at no cost to you. Good for you. Good for the planet.

See how it works with Apple GiveBack

Apple GiveBack Trade in an old device and you could get credit towards a new one.

With Apple GiveBack, you could get credit towards a new product when you trade in your eligible device.* It’s good for you and the planet.

See how it works with Apple GiveBack