MacBook Air Technical Specifications

Finish

Gold

Space Gray

Silver

Gold, Space Gray, Silver

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 colors

Supported scaled resolutions:

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

16:10 aspect ratio

True Tone technology

Touch ID

Integrated Touch ID sensor

Processor

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

Storage1

128GB PCIe-based SSD

256GB PCIe-based 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 Apple TV app video playback

Up to 30 days of standby time

Built-in 49.9‑watt‑hour lithium‑polymer battery

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

Size and Weight

Height: 0.16–0.61 inch (0.41–1.56 cm)

Width: 11.97 inches (30.41 cm)

Depth: 8.36 inches (21.24 cm)

Weight: 2.75 pounds (1.25 kg)3

  • 11.97"
  • 0.61"
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 at millions of colors 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 40Gb/s)

USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)

Wireless

Wi-Fi

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

Bluetooth

  • Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology
Audio

Stereo speakers

Three microphones

3.5 mm headphone jack

Keyboard and Trackpad

Full-size keyboard with:

78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) individual LED-backlit keys, including 12 function keys and 4 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: 100V to 240V AC

Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz

Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)

Storage temperature: −13° to 113° F (−25° to 45° C)

Relative humidity: 0% to 90% noncondensing

Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet

Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet

Maximum shipping altitude: 35,000 feet

Operating System

macOS

macOS is the operating system that powers every Mac. macOS Catalina gives you more of everything you love about Mac. So you can take everything you do above and beyond.

Learn moreabout macOS

Accessibility

Features include:

  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Increase Contrast
  • Reduce Motion
  • Dictation
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • Text to Speech
Built-in Apps4
In the Box

MacBook Air

30W USB-C Power Adapter

USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)

MacBook Air and the Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn moreabout MacBook Air and 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% recycled aluminum enclosure6
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
  • Rated EPEAT Gold7

Apple and the Environment

Read our Product Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of every Apple product.

Recycling

Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimization.

Learn more about how to recycle your Mac

Accessories

Mac Software

Displays and Adapters

    • USB-C to USB Adapter
    • USB-C to SD Card Reader
    • USB-C Digital AV Multiport Adapter
    • USB-C VGA Multiport Adapter
    • USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
    • Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter
    • Power Adapter Extension Cable
    • World Travel Adapter Kit

Other Accessories

    • USB-C to Lightning Cable
    • USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)
    • Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) Cable (0.8 m)
    • 30W USB-C Power Adapter
    • 13-inch Leather Sleeve
    • Magic Mouse 2
    • Magic Trackpad 2
    • Magic Keyboard
    • Magic Keyboard with Numeric Keypad