MacBook Air Technical Specifications

Finish

Gold

Space Grey

Silver

Gold, Space Grey, Silver

Display

Retina display

13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560x1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colours

Supported scaled resolutions:

  • 1680x1050
  • 1440x900
  • 1024x640

16:10 aspect ratio

True Tone technology

Touch ID

Touch ID sensor

Processor

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

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

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

Configurable to 1.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz, with 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 film 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 inches)

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 at millions of colours and:

One external 6K display with 6016x3384 resolution at 60Hz at millions of colours, or
One external 5K display with 5120x2880 resolution at 60Hz at millions of colours, or
Up to two external 4K displays with 4096x2304 resolution at 60Hz at 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 40Gb/s)

USB 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 5.0 wireless technology
Audio

Stereo speakers

Wide stereo sound

Support for Dolby Atmos playback

Three-mic array with directional beamforming

3.5mm headphone jack

Keyboard and Trackpad

Backlit Magic Keyboard with:

78 (US) or 79 (ISO) keys including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys in an inverted “T” arrangement

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% 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

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.

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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

In the United Kingdom, consumers are entitled to a free-of-charge repair or replacement, by the seller, of goods that do not conform with the contract of sale. Under English law, consumers have up to six years from the date of delivery to exercise their rights; however, various factors may affect your eligibility to receive these remedies. 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 hardware coverage, including up to two incidents of accidental damage, each subject to an excess fee. For more information, click here.

In the Box

MacBook Air

30W USB‑C Power Adapter

USB‑C Charge Cable (2m)

Configure to Order

Configure your MacBook Air with these options, only at apple.com:

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

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

16GB of 3733MHz LPDDR4X memory

512GB, 1TB or 2TB SSD

MacBook Air and the Environment

Apple takes a complete product life cycle approach to determining our environmental impact. Learn more

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 aluminium enclosure6
  • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements

Apple and the Environment

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

Apple Trade In

Letting go of your old Mac is easy. If it’s in good shape, you can 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.

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Apple Trade In Get credit towards a new MacBook Air.

Just trade in your eligible computer for credit or recycle it for free. It’s good for you and the planet.

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