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Apple MacBook Air MACBOOKAIR 13 CORE I5 1.6GHZ

alaTest has collected and analyzed 76 reviews of Apple MacBook Air MACBOOKAIR 13 CORE I5 1.6GHZ. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the design and price. The portability and performance also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Apple MacBook Air MACBOOKAIR 13 CORE I5 1.6GHZ is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Good laptop


Very light weight, easy to use and good for travel

Aug, 2017

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Amazing product


Apple! And this says it all I think. Reliable. Amazing. Looks lovely so nice and thin. Been waiting for such a long time to have a MacBook!

Jul, 2017

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Why did I leave it so long?


I've had this a month now and wow! Blown away by the lightness of touch needed for the keyboard and skimming between pages is just fab (ok a little tricky at first). This is just fun fun fun. AND the first laptop I've ever had which actually balances...

Jul, 2017

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Once you go Mac you never go Back!!!


Great item beats any laptop hands down!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jul, 2017

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Fantastic and easy to use


My new laptop is lovely and very easy to use ge only downfall is that it got very slow very quick and the battery life isn't very good. Other than that I love it so much it's perfect for what I use it for. Music photos games watching movies emails....

Jul, 2017

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Fabulous Laptop!


I am exceptionally happy to have ordered this great piece of equipment, well finished and easy to use. It has a really fast processor and as a first time user of Apple Mac, find it much more logical to use than Microsoft Windows.

Jun, 2017

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Fantastic Mac


It is light weight and I can carry it anywhere I go as it fits nicely in my brief case! being a designer I need my laptop a lot, using the adobe suite to create a lot of my design work. This is a fast reliable laptop that works the same speed as when I...

Jun, 2017

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Goodbye Windows!


Absolutely love this MacBook. So much easier to use than Windows. I now have an iPhone and I'm looking at getting an iPad. Quick delivery, it came the next day. Easy to set up even for a non-techy person like me. I would definitely recommend this...

Jun, 2017

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Fantastic product


This is the second one I've bought for the family, it's light, slim, stylish and has everything needed for the family. Fantastic delivery service too.

May, 2017

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Apple at its finest


Bought this as a gift and used the MacBook outside of this purchase. The sleek lines and performance will outshine any other MacBook or laptop, what i love the most is how unbelievably ought weight the device is and to have huge performance in such a...

May, 2017

Product Specifications


Built-In Microphone: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of built-in speakers:2


Battery capacity (Watt hours):54
Battery life (max):12
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Standby time:30


Front Camera: Yes


Energy Star certified: Yes
EPEAT compliance:Gold


Colour of product:Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Silver
Product Type:Notebook


Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display diagonal:33.8
Display Resolution:1440 x 900
Display Surface:Gloss
HD type:HD Ready
LED Backlight: Yes
Touchscreen: No

Docking station

Docking station included: No


Discrete graphics adapter:N
Discrete graphics adapter model: No
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 6000


Full-size keyboard: Yes
Island-style keyboard: Yes
Keyboard backlit: Yes
Keyboard number of keys:79
Numeric keypad: No
Pointing device:Trackpad


Internal Memory:8
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory form factor:On-board


3G: No
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Ethernet LAN: No
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 4500
Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-25 - 45

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type: No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Power cord included: Yes


Ambient light sensor: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port: Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
ExpressCard slot: No
Headphone outputs:1
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: Yes
SmartCard slot: No
Thunderbolt 2 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:45


Processor boost frequency:2.7
Processor cache:3
Processor cache type:L3
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:5th gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:1.6

Processor special features

Intel Turbo Boost Technology: Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:Y


Bundled software:iMovie\nGarageBand\nSafari\nFaceTime\nApp Store\niTunes\niBooks
Operating system installed:Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan


Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SDXC
Flash drive interface:PCI Express
Flash memory:128
Storage Media:Flash
Total Storage Capacity:128

Weight & Dimensions

Height (front):3
Height (rear):1.7