Apple MacBook Air 11-inch (mid 2013)

88
Global
Score
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Summary

The latest iteration of the MacBook Air may look identical to the old ones, but it has a newer processor and incredible battery life. The newest 11-inch Air has Intel's new Haswell processor to keep things moving, and Pocket-Lint says "there's plenty of power for things, so things happen with real snap." The newer chip also improved battery life, with CNET saying it lasted "an extremely impressive 10 hours" and TechRadar calling the battery life "incredible." If you were hoping for higher resolution in the 2013 model, then you'll be disappointed to see it's not here but as CNET points out, the display is still "very crisp."

from $1015.99+

Scores

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Breakdown

Portability (size / weight)
9.2
Speed and features
7.7
Display
7.4
Battery life
10.0
Durability
9.0
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Specs

MacBook

Type
Ultraportable
Bundled OS
Mac OS
Processor speed
1.3 GHz
Video outputs
DisplayPort
System RAM
4 GB
Maximum battery life
Up to9 hour
Pointing device
Trackpad
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Specs

MacBook

Type
Ultraportable
Bundled OS
Mac OS
Processor speed
1.3 GHz
Video outputs
DisplayPort
System RAM
4 GB
Maximum battery life
Up to9 hour
Pointing device
Trackpad
View Full Specs
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