|Introduction Date:||July 20, 2011||Discontinued Date:||June 11, 2012|
|Processors:||1 (2 Cores)||Architecture:||64-Bit|
|Processor Speed:||1.6 GHz||Processor Type:||Core i5 (I5-2467M)|
|Details:||This model is powered by a 32 nm, 64-bit Intel Mobile Core i5 “Sandy Bridge” (I5-2467M) processor which includes two independent processor “cores” on a single silicon chip. Each core has a dedicated 256k level 2 cache, shares 3 MB of level 3 cache, and has an integrated memory controller (dual channel).
This system also supports “Turbo Boost 2.0” — which “automatically increases the speed of the active cores” to improve performance when needed (up to 2.3 GHz for this model) — and “Hyper Threading” — which allows the system to recognize four total “cores” or “threads” (two real and two virtual).
|System Bus Speed:||5 GT/s*||Cache Bus Speed:||1.6 GHz (Built-in)|
|ROM/Firmware Type:||EFI||EFI Architecture:||64-Bit|
|L1 Cache:||32k/32k x2||L2/L3 Cache:||256k x2, 3 MB (on chip)|
|RAM Type:||DDR3 SDRAM*||Min. RAM Speed:||1333 MHz|
|Details:||Shipped standard with 2 GB (MC968LL/A) or 4 GB (MC969LL/A) of 1333 MHz DDR3 SDRAM onboard.|
|Standard RAM:||2 GB, 4 GB||Maximum RAM:||4 GB*|
|Details:||*2 GB of RAM is onboard in the MC968LL/A configuration and 4 GB of RAM is onboard in the MC969LL/A configuration. The entry-level MC968LL/A configuration could be upgraded at the time of purchase to 4 GB as a US$100 option, it cannot be upgraded later.
|Motherboard RAM:||2 GB, 4 GB*||RAM Slots:||None|
|Video Card:||HD Graphics 3000||VRAM Type:||Integrated|
|Details:||This model has an Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics processor that shares memory with the system.|
|Standard VRAM:||256 MB, 384 MB*||Maximum VRAM:||256 MB, 384 MB*|
|Built-in Display:||11.6″ Widescreen||Native Resolution:||1366×768|
|Details:||11.6″ color widescreen TFT LED-backlit active-matrix “glossy” display with a 1366 by 768 native resolution. Apple reports that it also supports “1344 by 756, 1280 by 720, 1024 by 576 pixels at 16:9 aspect ratio; 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”.
|2nd Display Support:||Dual/Mirroring||2nd Max. Resolution:||2560×1600|
|Details:||The maximum resolution supported on an external display is 2560×1600.|
|Standard Storage:||64, 128 GB SSD||Std. Storage Speed:||N/A|
|Details:||The MC968LL/A configuration has 64 GB of flash storage and the MC969LL/A has 128 GB of flash storage. Neither configuration has a hard drive. The flash storage is not intended to be upgraded after purchase, but the higher-end MC969LL/A configuration also could be equipped with 256 GB of storage at the time of purchase as a US$300 option.
|Storage Dimensions:||Proprietary (2.2 mm)||Storage Interface:||Mini SATA (6 Gb/s)|
|Standard Optical:||None*||Standard Disk:||None|
|Standard Modem:||None||Standard Ethernet:||None*|
|Details:||*No MacBook Air models have an internal Ethernet port. However, an external Apple USB 10/100Base-T Ethernet adapter was offered as a US$29 option.
|Standard AirPort:||802.11a/b/g/n||Standard Bluetooth:||4.0|
|USB Ports:||2 (2.0)||Firewire Ports:||None|
|Expansion Slots:||None||Expansion Bays:||None|
|Details:||No expansion slots or bays provided.
|Incl. Keyboard:||Full-size||Incl. Input:||Trackpad (Inertial)|
|Case Type:||Notebook||Form Factor:||MacBook Air 11″|
|Apple Order No:||MC968LL/A*||Apple Subfamily:||Mid-2011|
|Apple Model No:||A1370 (EMC 2471)||Model ID:||MacBookAir4,1|
|Details:||Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model.
|Battery Type:||35 W h Li-Poly||Battery Life:||5 Hours|
|Details:||Apple reports that this model has a “built-in 35-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery” and the company claims that it can provide up to 5 hours of “wireless web” use. Apple additionally notes that it provides “up to” 30 days of standby time.
|Pre-Installed MacOS:||X 10.7 (11A2063)||Maximum MacOS:||X 10.13.x*|
|Minimum Windows:||7 (32-Bit)*||Maximum Windows:||8.1 (64-Bit)*|
|MacOS 9 Support:||None||Windows Support:||Boot/Virtualization|
|Dimensions:||.11-.68 x 11.8 x 7.56||Avg. Weight:||2.38 lbs (1.08 kg)|
|Original Price (US):||US$999, US$1199||Est. Current Retail:||US$400-US$500|
|Details:||This MacBook Air was originally available with 2 GB of RAM and 64 GB of flash storage (MC968LL/A) for US$999 and 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of flash storage (MC969LL/A) for US$1199.