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Size and weight
0.16-0.76 inch (0.4-1.94 cm)
12.8 inches (32.5 cm)
8.94 inches (22.7 cm)
3.0 pounds (1.36 kg) 1
Processor and memory
1.86GHz or 2.13GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 6MB on-chip shared L2 cache running 1:1 with processor speed
1066MHz frontside bus
2GB of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM onboard
Configure your MacBook Air now, only at the Apple Online Store.
120GB 4200-rpm Serial ATA hard disk drive or 128GB solid-state drive 2
Optional external USB MacBook Air SuperDrive
Environmental status report
MacBook Air is designed with the following features to reduce its environmental impact:
Arsenic-free display glass
Mercury-free LED-backlit display
PVC-free internal cables
Highly recyclable aluminum enclosure
Meets ENERGY STAR Version 5.0 requirements
Rated EPEAT Gold
13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display with support for millions of colors
Supported resolutions: 1280 by 800 (native), 1152 by 720, 1024 by 640, and 800 by 500 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768, 800 by 600, and 640 by 480 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio; 720 by 480 pixels at 3:2 aspect ratio
Graphics and video support
NVIDIA GeForce 9400M graphics processor with 256MB of DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory 3
Extended desktop and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors
Built-in iSight camera
Pure digital video output
DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter (optional)
VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (optional)
Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter supports 30-inch Apple Cinema HD Display (optional)
Built-in full-size keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys (inverted “T” arrangement)
Backlit keyboard with ambient light sensor for automatic adjustment of keyboard illumination and screen brightness
Solid-state trackpad with Multi-Touch gesture support for precise cursor control; supports two-finger scrolling, pinch, rotate, swipe, three-finger swipe, four-finger swipe, tap, double-tap, and drag capabilities
45W MagSafe Power Adapter with cable management system
MagSafe power port
Electrical and operating requirements
Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC
Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz
Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
Storage temperature: -13° to 113° F (-24° to 45° C)
Relative humidity: 0% to 90% noncondensing
Maximum operating altitude: 10,000 feet
Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet
Maximum shipping altitude: 35,000 feet
Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard (includes iTunes, Time Machine, Quick Look, Spaces, Spotlight, Dashboard, Mail, iChat, Safari, Address Book, QuickTime, iCal, DVD Player, Photo Booth, Front Row, Xcode Developer Tools)
Built-in mono speaker, built-in omnidirectional microphone, analog audio output/headphone out
Apple USB Ethernet Adapter (included)
Built-in AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi (based on IEEE 802.11n draft specification) 4 ; built-in Bluetooth 2.1 EDR (Enhanced Data Rate) module
45W MagSafe Power Adapter, AC wall plug, power cord
Limited warranty and service
Your MacBook Air comes with 90 days of free telephone support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan to extend your service and support to three years from your computer’s purchase date. Only the AppleCare Protection Plan provides you with direct telephone support from Apple technical experts and the assurance that repairs will be handled by Apple-authorized technicians using genuine Apple parts. For more information, visit Apple support or call 800-823-2775.
Apple and the global environment
Learn more about Apple’s dedication to reducing the environmental impact of our products and processes. The Apple Product Environmental Specification details the environmental attributes of our products.
Apple takes a holistic view of materials management and waste minimization. Learn more about how to recycle your Mac.
MacBook Air SuperDrive
Play or burn discs directly with the external USB-based MacBook Air SuperDrive. Thin, light, and easy to take with you, this drive is designed specifically for MacBook Air.
Size: 139 x 139 x 17 mm / 5.47 x 5.47 x 0.67 inches (L x W x H)
Weight: 320 g (0.71 pound)
Requires MacBook Air with available USB 2.0 port
MagSafe Airline Adapter
Plug into your airline seat power port and keep MacBook Air powered up for the entire flight.
Connect your MacBook Air to an external display or projector using one of these adapters.
Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter
Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter
Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter
AirPort Extreme Base Station
AirPort Express Base Station
Apple Wireless Keyboard
Apple Wireless Mighty Mouse
Apple USB Modem
AppleCare Protection Plan
Actual weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
1GB=1 billion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.
Memory available to Mac OS X may vary depending on graphics needs. Minimum graphics memory usage is 256MB.
Wireless Internet access requires a base station or other wireless access point and Internet access; fees may apply. Some ISPs are not currently compatible with AirPort.
Testing conducted by Apple in May 2009 using preproduction 2.13GHz Intel Core 2 Duo–based MacBook Air units. Battery life depends on configuration and use. See www.apple.com/batteries for more information. The wireless productivity test measures battery life by wirelessly browsing various websites and editing text in a word processing document with display brightness set to 50%.
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