MacBook Air Dual-Core Core i5 128GB HDD 13.3″ Laptop
- 1.6GHz dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
- 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory
- 128GB SSD storage1
- Intel UHD Graphics 617
- Touch ID
- Force Touch trackpad
- Two Thunderbolt 3 ports
MacBook Air: 1.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i5/128GB/13.3″ laptop Techspot
MacBook Air Dual-Core Core i5 128GB HDD 13.3″ Laptop 13-inch notebook got a slightly speedier, 1.8-GHz Core i5 CPU, upgrading from a 1.6-GHz Core i5 processor. While we appreciate that the Air still has the best-feeling keyboard on a Mac and its USB 3.0 ports don’t send us shopping for dongles.
MacBook Air laptop machine’s low-res display holds it back. However, if you’re looking for a relatively affordable Mac laptop, the Air is a solid choice..
MacBook’s laptop 1440 x 900-pixel screen has aged more poorly than any of its other aspects, lacking full HD and vibrant colors. While the screen managed to emit inky-black tones for a John Wick: Chapter 2 trailer, a wooden chest in the clip appeared more faded than it should have, and a burning house didn’t offer proper glow.
MacBook Air laptop offers a pleasant typing experience, with keys that actually feel like they’re moving — something I’ll never take for granted again. With it, I hit an average of 76 words per minute on the 10fastfingers.com typing test,
MacBook Air’s laptop 4.0 x 2.9-inch trackpad offers accurate tracking and a solid feel to each click. It’s also arguably easier to use than those in Apple’s 12-inch MacBook and MacBook Pros, as it actually moves.
MacBook Air’s laptop Intel Core i5-5350U CPU and 8GB of RAM enable smooth and speedy multitasking. For example, I saw no slowdown after I split my screen between a 1080p YouTube video and a dozen Safari tabs (including Slack, Google Docs and Giphy).
MacBook Air’s laptop 128GB PCIe solid-state drive copied a DVD’s worth of files in just 24 seconds, for a rate of 212 MBps. That’s similar to the 215-MBps category average and faster than the 116 MBps from the Swift 7 (256GB SSD)
MacBook Air laptop battery can last for 10 hours and 26 minutes on the Laptop Mag Battery Test (web browsing at 100 nits), which is similar to the 10:17 from the ZenBook UX330UA and longer than the 7:25 from the Swift 7 (7:25), the 9:29 recorded by the 12-inch MacBook and the 8:20 category average.
MacBook Air Dual-Core Core i5 specifications
1.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 2.9GHz) with 3MB shared L3 cache
8GB of 1600MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
128GB PCIe-based SSD1
Intel HD Graphics 6000
Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 3840 by 2160 resolution at 60Hz on an external display, both at millions of colors
Connections and Expansion
Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
Thunderbolt 2 port (up to 20 Gbps)
MagSafe 2 power port
SDXC card slot
3.5mm headphone jack
3.5 mm headphone jack
802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
Size and weight
Height: 0.11-0.68 inch (0.3-1.7 cm)
Width: 12.8 inches (32.5 cm)
Depth: 8.94 inches (22.7 cm)
Weight: 2.96 pounds (1.35 kg)5