Apple MacBook Air 11-inch (mid 2012)

83
Global
Score
83

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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With its refresh of the 11-inch MacBook Air, Apple has added some key upgrades — including faster processors, better graphics performance, and USB 3.0 ports — while keeping everything that was good about the company's smallest laptop, including its Thundrbolt port and illuminated keyboard. Apple also cut the price of the base 128GB model by $100, to $1,099. We still think the 13-inch model is a better value, and a more usable computer. But if you must have the smallest, lightest, fully capable portable computer, it's hard to argue against the updated Air.

from $849.99+

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Breakdown

Design and form factor
8.0
Durability
8.0
Speed and features
8.0
Display
8.0
Expandability
6.5
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Specs

MacBook

Type
Ultraportable
Bundled OS
Mac OS
Processor speed
1.7 GHz
Video outputs
DisplayPort
System RAM
4 GB
Maximum battery life
Up to5 hour
Pointing device
Trackpad
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Specs

MacBook

Type
Ultraportable
Bundled OS
Mac OS
Processor speed
1.7 GHz
Video outputs
DisplayPort
System RAM
4 GB
Maximum battery life
Up to5 hour
Pointing device
Trackpad
View Full Specs
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