MacBook Air

Specification
Display MBA 13 Retina
 
  • 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
  • 400 nits brightness
  • Wide colour (P3)
  • True Tone technology
Touch ID
  • Touch ID sensor
Finish
Chip
  • Apple M1 chip

  • 8-core CPU with 4 perform­ance cores and 4 efficiency cores
  • 7-core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine
  • Apple M1 chip

  • 8-core CPU with 4 perform­ance cores and 4 efficiency cores
  • 8-core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine
Memory
  • 8GB

  • 8GB unified memory
  • Configurable to 16GB
Storage1 & Price*
Video Support and Camera
  • 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colours and:
  • One external display with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz
  • Thunderbolt 3 digital video output
  • Native DisplayPort output over USB-C
  • VGA, HDMI and Thunderbolt 2 output using adapters (sold separately)
Audio
  • Stereo speakers
  • Wide stereo sound
  • Support for Dolby Atmos playback
  • Three-mic array with directional beamforming
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
Charging and Expansion
  • Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports with support for:
  • Charging
  • DisplayPort
  • Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gbps)
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)
Wireless
  • 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compatible
  • Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
Size and Weight
  • Height: 0.41–1.09 cm (0.16–0.43 inches)
  • Width: 30.41 cm (11.97 inches)
  • Stand depth: 21.24 cm (8.36 inches)
  • Weight: 1.29kg (2.8 pounds)3
Operating System
  • macOS
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In the box
  • MacBook Air
  • 30W USB-C Power Adapter
  • USB-C Charge Cable (2m)
 
  • 1GB = 1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
  • Testing conducted by Apple in October 2020 using pre-production MacBook Air systems with Apple M1 chip and 8-core GPU, configured with 8GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. The wireless web test measures battery life by wirelessly browsing 25 popular websites with display brightness set to 8 clicks from the bottom. The Apple TV app movie playback test measures battery life by playing back 1080p HD content with display brightness set to 8 clicks from the bottom. Battery life varies by use and configuration. See apple.com/in/batteries for more information.
  • Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.