Apple MacBook Air 13.3" i5 Gold 256GB SSD
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- 8GB RAM
- 128GB SSD
- 1.6 GHz Intel Core i5 Dual-Core
- 13.3" 2560 x 1600 Retina IPS Display
- Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 617
- Thunderbolt 3 | 3.5mm Headphone Jack
- Integrated Touch ID Sensor
- LED-Backlit Keyboard
- Force Touch Trackpad
- macOS Mojave
Box Contents :
- Apple Macbook Air with Retina Display Intel Core i5 1.6GHz 8GB/128GB MREE2 - GOLD 2018
- (US version)
- USB Cable
- US Charger + UK Adapter
The Long and Short of it
Featuring a significantly smaller footprint, the MacBook Air takes up 17 per cent less volume, is 10 per cent thinner measuring just 1.54cm at its thickest point, and at just 1.24 kg is 0.113kg lighter than the previous generation.
With over 4 million pixels, the 13.3" Retina Display features a 2560 x 1600 screen resolution and a 16:10 aspect ratio for 227 pixels per inch (ppi). The display also features up to 48 per cent more colour than the previous generation. The display glass goes right to the edge of the screen for 50% less bezel.
The integrated Touch ID sensor allows you to unlock your MacBook Air with your fingerprint and authenticate your identity. You can also make secure online purchases with Apple Pay. Paired with the Apple T2 security chip, the T2's Security Enclave protects your Touch ID information and also ensures that software loaded during the boot process has not been tampered with. The T2 also features an SSD controller with on-the-fly data encryption for everything stored on the SSD for a secure boot process.
The keyboard utilizes Apple's butterfly mechanism for precise and responsive typing. Each key is individually backlit and works with an ambient light sensor for a more uniform illumination. You can also use the Force Touch trackpad, which is 20 per cent larger than the previous generation and has pressure-sensing capabilities as well as haptic feedback. The stereo speakers have also been improved to provide twice the bass and 25 per cent more volume than the previous generation.
Made from a custom Apple-designed aluminium alloy, the MacBook Air was created out of 100 per cent recycled aluminium. This custom aluminium alloy helps reduce the MacBook Air's carbon footprint by nearly 50 per cent.
The system is powered by an 8th Gen 1.6 GHz Intel Core i5 dual-core processor and has 8GB of onboard 2133 MHz LPDDR3 RAM and a 128GBPCIE-based SSD. Connect to the internet via Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and use Bluetooth 4.2 to connect wirelessly to compatible peripherals and accessories. The dual Thunderbolt 3 ports provide high bandwidth of up to 40 Gb/s and the versatility of USB Type-C. macOS Mojave is the installed operating system, which features a Dark Mode, a Stacks feature, and a full redesign of the Mac App Store.