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Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (mid 2013)

Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (mid 2013)

from  $879+
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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

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

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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 2013 MacBook Air offers amazing battery life and disk I/O performance for an even more accessible price, but it sure could use a few more pixels in that display.

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Pros
  • Phenomenal battery life
  • Fast I/O from PCIe SSDs
  • $100 less than last year
  • Great keyboard and trackpad
Cons
  • Still no Retina display
  • Base CPU performance lower than last year

Reviews

89
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 17

90
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 46
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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
1.319
System RAM
41
Pointing device
Trackpad
Video outputs
DisplayPort
Maximum battery life
Up to 1220
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
1.319
41
Trackpad
DisplayPort
Up to 1220

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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

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

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

84
 

User Reviews

60
follinvajra
A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - Engadget
90
herojig
This is the best business laptop I've ever had, and I've had quite a few dating...read more
90
bryguy23
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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