Apple MacBook Air MMGG2LL/A 13.3-inch

Apple MacBook Air MMGG2LL/A 13.3-inch

NINJA SCORE
89
Positive Reviews
$999.00
(as of 11-10-2017 23:35 UTC) Details
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Also available from Newegg.com

Pros

  • SSD
  • Apple ecosystem
  • Good for programming
  • Small and light

Cons

  • No optical drive
  • Non-upgradable RAM
  • No Full-HD display
  • Older hardware

Bottom Line

The Apple MacBook Air MMGG2LL/A is a light and compact Ultrabook for those looking for great battery life and Appleā€™s legendary ecosystem. However, the last update to the Air range was in 2015 and its competitors have already moved on with the latest hardware.


The Apple MacBook Air MMGG2LL/A is a bestselling 13.3-inch laptop that has been praised for its long battery life, good speakers, thin and light design and for its super fast solid state drive. However, the hardware is slightly less powerful than some of the competing Windows Ultrabooks and it does not offer users a Full-HD display. While many Ultrabooks offer good battery life, the MacBook Air MMGG2LL/A offers an excellent battery run time of over 14 hours due to the ultra-low voltage hardware that has been used by Apple. While it will feel a bit sluggish with intensive multitasking, the MacBook Air MMGG2LL/A is still a good alternative to the new MacBook and MacBook Pro and their ultra-limited ports.

  • Weight: 2.96 lbs
  • Processor: Intel
  • Display Size: 13.3 inch
  • RAM: 8GB LPDDR3 1600MHz
  • Operating System: Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan
  • Graphics: Intel

Score Summary

Critic Reviews

  • 82
    Cnet.com May 6, 2015

    While still a great all-around useful laptop, the 13-inch MacBook Air is stuck with a lower-res display and a design that's no longer cutting-edge.

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Specifications

Processor Intel [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Intel [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Memory Shared
RAM 8GB LPDDR3 1600MHz
Operating System Microsoft Windows Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan
Weight 2.96 lbs
Battery Life 12 hours
Hard Drive 1 256 SSD
Display Size 13.3 inch
Display Type IPS
Display Resolution 1440 x 900
Display Technology LED backlit | Glossy
Connectivity 2x USB 3.0 | Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt 2) | AC WiFi | Bluetooth 4.0
Audio Stereo speakers
Webcam 720p HD | FaceTime
Additional Features MagSafe 2 power port | Backlit keyboard
Dimension (LxWxH) 12.8 x 8.94 x 0.68

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