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Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (mid 2012)

Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (mid 2012)

from  $1400+
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90 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Air remains our favorite ultraportable, thanks to improved battery life, exceptional speed and a comfortable design.

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Pros
  • Still thinner and lighter than many competitors
  • Improved battery life
  • Blistering speed
  • Comfortable keyboard and trackpad
Cons
  • Aluminum casing is still scratch-prone
  • Competitors offer higher-res displays

Reviews

85
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 11

86
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 58
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Ultraportable
Screen size
13.322
Screen resolution
1440 x 900
Bundled OS
Mac OS
CPU family
Core i5
Processor speed
1.819
System RAM
41
Pointing device
Trackpad
Video outputs
DisplayPort
Maximum battery life
Up to 720
Type
Screen size
Screen resolution
Bundled OS
CPU family
Processor speed
System RAM
Pointing device
Video outputs
Maximum battery life
Ultraportable
13.322
1440 x 900
Mac OS
Core i5
1.819
41
Trackpad
DisplayPort
Up to 720

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90 Engadget Score
The best in its category. We highly recommend it.
90

The best in its category. We highly recommend it.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

90
 

User Reviews

90
RaneKD
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
OrneryPlatypus
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
pmviana
Very good design and durable... lacks a better screen for today standards.
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