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Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (mid 2012)

Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (mid 2012)

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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
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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Score Breakdown

 
85
Average Critic Score
 
80
CNET AU
The new 13-inch MacBook Air might not be the huge revision we were hoping for, but it's still an excellent laptop, borne out of years of refinement.

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