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Apple MacBook Air 13-inch of Summer 2012

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Apple MacBook Air 13-inch of Summer 2012

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Those who are looking for the slimmest and lightest computer will definitely like the Apple MacBook Air 13-inch of Summer 2012. It is one of the latest models released by the company which features a beautiful LED-backlit display and a variety of other features and specifications that will adequately meet your expectations. The MacBook Air 13-inch is a considerable upgrade from its predecessors.

Basic Specifications

The Apple MacBook Air 13-inch of Summer 2012 has a 13.3-inch high-resolution LED-backlit widescreen display that is glossy and can support millions of colors. The display measures 13 inches when measured diagonally and was released during the summer of 2012. It can support a variety of resolutions such as its native 1440 x 900 pixels, 1280 x 800, 1152 x 720, 1024 x 760 and 800 x 600 at 4:3 ratio and 1024 x 640 at 16:10 ratio. As for storage capacity, the MacBook Air 13-inch has a flash storage of either 128GB or 256GB. You can configure the 256GB to 512GB flash storage.

Apple MacBook Air 13-inchAs for the processor, the Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, Summer 2012) has a 1.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 with a maximum Turbo Boost of 2.8GHz and 3MB shared L3 cache. It can also be configured to dual-core 2.0GHz Intel Core i7 with a maximum Turbo Boost of 3.2GHz and 4MB shared L3 cache. The unit costs $1,499 which is considered by many as very reasonable.

More Features

The laptop measures 0.11-0.68 inch (H) x 12.8 inches (W) x 8.94 inches (D) and weighs 2.96 pounds only. It is one of the slimmest and lightest laptops in the world. The system is also supported by Intel HD Graphics 4000 with dual display and video mirroring. The display can handle a maximum of 2560 x 1600 pixels on external display at millions of colors together with full native resolution on the integrated display.

The Thunderbolt digital video output has the HDMI audio and video output via third-party mini displayport to HDMI adapter, native mini displayport output, dual-link DVI output using mini displayport to dual-link DVI adapter, DVI output via mini displayport to DVI adapter and VGA output using mini displayport to VGA adapter.

As for memory, there is 4GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L of onboard memory that can be configured to 8GB.

As for battery life, there is a maximum of 7 hours wireless web, 30 days of standby time and built-in 50-watt lithium-polymer battery. The X Mountain Lion OS is included in the package as well as iLife. There is also the one year limited warranty. The package will also include the power adapter, power cord and AC wall plug together with the documents.

The Conclusion

At $1,499, the Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, Summer 2012) is a very good deal especially for people who prefer lightweight and slim models. Aesthetics is still its best feature. The processor and video card are good but the memory can still improve much. Overall, it is a decent release by Apple, considering the popularity of the MacBook Air and how people are expecting the company to continue coming up with new ideas and powerful features in its very slim design.

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