MacBook Air Technical Specifications

Finish

Gold

Space Grey

Silver

Gold, Space Grey, Silver

Price

NZ$1,799 RRP

NZ$2,349 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

True Tone technology

Touch ID

Touch ID sensor

Processor

1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i3 with Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz and 4MB L3 cache

Configurable to 1.1GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz and 6MB L3 cache, or 1.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz and 8MB L3 cache

1.1GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz and 6MB L3 cache

Configurable to 1.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz and 8MB L3 cache

Storage1

256GB PCIe-based SSD

Configurable to 512GB, 1TB or 2TB SSD

512GB PCIe-based SSD

Configurable to 1TB or 2TB SSD

Memory

8GB of 3733MHz LPDDR4X onboard memory

Configurable to 16GB of memory

Battery and Power2

Up to 11 hours wireless web

Up to 12 hours Apple TV app movie 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: 0.41–1.61 cm (0.16–0.63 inch)

Width: 30.41 cm (11.97 inches)

Depth: 21.24 cm (8.36 inches)

Weight: 1.29 kg (2.8 pounds)3

  • 30.41 cm
  • 1.61 cm
Graphics

Intel Iris Plus Graphics

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 6K display with 6016-by-3384 resolution at 60Hz in millions of colours or

One external 5K display with 5120-by-2880 resolution at 60Hz in millions of colours or

Up to two external 4K displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution at 60Hz in millions of colours

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 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)

Wireless

Wi-Fi

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

Bluetooth®

  • Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
Audio

Stereo speakers

Wide stereo sound

Support for Dolby Atmos playback

Three-mic array with directional beamforming

3.5-mm headphone jack

Keyboard and Trackpad

Backlit Magic Keyboard with:

78 (US) or 79 (ISO) keys, including four arrow keys in an inverted‑T arrangement and 12 function 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: 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 Catalina brings new, dedicated apps for music, TV and podcasts. Smart updates to the apps you use most. And Sidecar, which lets you use iPad as a second display. So you can take everything you do above and beyond.

Learn moreabout macOS

Accessibility

Features include:

  • Voice Control
  • 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 New Zealand are covered by New Zealand 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+ for Mac to get up to three years of expert technical support and additional hardware coverage from Apple, including up to two incidents of accidental damage, each subject to a service fee of NZ$169 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or NZ$499 for other damage. Coverage begins on your AppleCare+ purchase date. 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 on the Apple website:

1.1GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz and 6MB L3 cache

1.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 with Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz and 8MB L3 cache

16GB of 3733MHz LPDDR4X memory

512GB, 1TB or 2TB SSD

MacBook Air and the Environment

We take responsibility for the environmental footprint of our products throughout their life cycle. Learn more

MacBook Air is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:5

Made with better materials

  • 100 per cent recycled aluminium in the enclosure
  • 100 per cent recycled tin in the solder of
    the main logic board
  • 35 per cent or more recycled plastic in multiple components

Energy-efficient

  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements

Smarter chemistry

  • Arsenic-free display glass
  • Mercury-free LED-backlit display
  • BFR-, PVC- and beryllium-free

Green manufacturing

  • Final assembly supplier sites do not generate any waste sent to landfill6
  • All final assembly suppliers are transitioning to 100 per cent renewable energy for Apple production

Responsible packaging

  • 100 per cent of virgin wood fibre comes from responsibly managed forests
  • Recyclable, majority‑fibre packaging

Learn more

Read the MacBook Air Environmental Reports for detailed information on the environmental performance of these devices.

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