The Apple MacBook Air model that was released early in 2014 was a 13.3? version. One of the major differences from previous versions includes an updated Wi-Fi adapter to the 802.11ac standard that is backward compatible with the 802.11a/b/g/n. The battery received a massive upgrade to last close to 12 hours. This is almost doubled from the previous generations. The 13.3? widescreen comes with a 1440 x 900 native resolution. The graphics processor used is the Intel HD Graphics 5000 that uses up to 1.5 GB of system memory. With this device, the MacBook Air maintained its standard as a great ultra-light notebook.? Further device specifications and capabilities can be found below.
This MacBook Air comes with either 128 or 256 GB SSD of flash storage. There are also configurations that can be equipped with 512 GB of storage.
Screen Size and Resolution
This MacBook Air sub-notebook has a 13.3? widescreen TFT LED-backlit active-matrix glossy display and a 1440 x 900 native resolution.?
The MacBook Pro includes the following features and ports:
- 802.11ac Wi-Fi
- A Bluetooth 4.0 for PAN (Personal Area Network) connections and transfers.
- Two USB 3.0 ports are supplied for the connection of external keyboards, printers, external hard disks etc.
- One Thunderbolt port that is backward compatible with Mini DisplayPort.
- Analogue audio out
- No button glass multi-touch trackpad (Inertial)
- FaceTime video camera
Processor?&?Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
This MacBook Air comes with macOS X 10.9.2 (13C1021) and runs on a 1.7 GHz Intel? Core i7 (I7-4650U) processor.? It also has an Intel HD Graphics 5000 graphics processor that shares 1.5 GB of memory with the system.
Memory & Architecture
The MacBook Air is equipped with a 32k/32k x2 Level 1 Cache and 256k x2, 4 MB (on-chip) Level 2/Level 3 cache. It is also has a 4 GB of 1600 MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM onboard which can be upgraded to 8 GB at the time of purchase.