MacBook Air with Retina Display (2018)


The new MacBook Air features a stunning Retina display, Touch ID, the latest processor and all-day battery life in a thinner and lighter design. It’s your perfectly portable, do-it-all notebook.

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    Available in silver, space grey and gold, the new thinner and lighter MacBook Air features a stunning Retina display, Touch ID, the latest Apple-designed keyboard and a Force Touch trackpad — all housed in an iconic wedge design made from 100 per cent recycled aluminium.(2) And with all-day battery life, MacBook Air is your perfectly portable, do-it-all notebook.(1).


    Key Features.
    Stunning 13.3-inch Retina display(3)

    • Touch ID
    • Dual-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor
    • Intel UHD Graphics 617
    • Fast SSD storage
    • 8GB memory
    • Stereo speakers with wider stereo sound
    • Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports
    • Up to 12 hours of battery life)1)
    • Latest Apple-designed keyboard
    • Force Touch trackpad
    • 802.11ac Wi-Fi
    • Available in gold, space grey and silver
    • macOS Mojave, inspired by pros but designed for everyone, with Dark Mode, Stacks, easier screenshots, new built-in apps and more
  • Technical Specifications


    • Retina display

    13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors


    Supported scaled resolutions:

    • 1680 by 1050
    • 1440 by 900
    • 1024 by 640


    16:10 aspect ratio

    True Tone technology


    Touch ID


    • Integrated Touch ID sensor




    • 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz, with 4MB L3 cache




    • 128GB PCIe-based SSD
    • 256GB PCIe-based SSD




    • 8GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory


    Battery and Power2


    • Up to 12 hours wireless web
    • Up to 13 hours iTunes movie playback
    • Up to 30 days of standby time
    • Built-in 49.9‑watt‑hour lithium‑polymer battery
    • 30W USB-C Power Adapter; USB-C power port


    Size and Weight


    • Height: 0.41–1.56 cm (0.16–0.61 inch)
    • Width: 30.41 cm (11.97 inches)
    • Depth: 21.24 cm (8.36 inches)
    • Weight: 1.25 kg (2.75 pounds)3




    • Intel UHD Graphics 617
    • Support for Thunderbolt 3–enabled external graphics processors (eGPUs)


    Video Support


    • Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colors and:

    One external display with 5120-by-2880 resolution at up to 60Hz

    Up to two external displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution at up to 60Hz


    • Thunderbolt 3 digital video output

    Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C

    VGA, HDMI, and Thunderbolt 2 output using adapters (sold separately)




    • 720p FaceTime HD camera


    Charging and Expansion


    • Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports with support for:
    • Charging
    • DisplayPort
    • Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gbps)
    • USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)




    • Wi-Fi
    • 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking
    • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
    • Bluetooth
    • Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology




    • Stereo speakers
    • Three microphones
    • 3.5 mm headphone jack


    Keyboard and Trackpad


    • Full-size keyboard with:

    78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) individual LED-backlit keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys

    Ambient light sensor

    Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures


    Electrical and Operating Requirements


    • Line voltage: 100–240V AC
    • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz
    • Operating temperature: 10° to 35° C (50° to 95° F)
    • Storage temperature: −25° to 45° C (−13° to 113° F)
    • Relative humidity: 0% to 90% noncondensing
    • Operating altitude: tested up to 3,000 meters (10,000 feet)
    • Maximum storage altitude: 4,500 meters (15,000 feet)
    • Maximum shipping altitude: 10,500 meters (35,000 feet)


    Operating System


    • macOS

    macOS is the operating system that powers everything you do on a Mac. macOS Mojave brings new features inspired by its most powerful users but designed for everyone. So you can get more out of every click.




    • Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new MacBook Air. With built-in support for vision, hearing, physical and motor skills, and learning and literacy, you can create and do amazing things.


    Features include:


    • VoiceOver
    • Zoom
    • Increase Contrast
    • Reduce Motion
    • Dictation
    • Switch Control
    • Closed Captions


    Built-in Apps4


    • Photos
    • iMovie
    • GarageBand
    • Pages
    • Numbers
    • Keynote
    • Safari
    • Mail
    • FaceTime
    • Messages
    • Maps
    • Stocks
    • Home
    • Voice Memos
    • Notes
    • Calendar
    • Contacts
    • Reminders
    • Photo Booth
    • Preview
    • iTunes
    • Books
    • App Store
    • Time Machine

    1. 1GB = 1 billion bytes and 1TB = 1 trillion bytes; actual formatted capacity less.

    2. Testing conducted by Apple in October 2018 using preproduction 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5-based MacBook Air systems with 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. Testing conducted by Apple in May 2017 using preproduction 1.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i5-based 13-inch MacBook Air systems with 8GB of RAM and 256GB SSD. The wireless web test measures battery life by wirelessly browsing 25 popular websites with display brightness set to 12 clicks from bottom or 75%. The iTunes movie playback test measures battery life by playing back HD 1080p content with display brightness set to 12 clicks from bottom or 75%. The standby test measures battery life by allowing a system, connected to a wireless network and signed in to an iCloud account, to enter standby mode with Safari and Mail applications launched and all system settings left at default. Battery life varies by use and configuration. See  beautify ignore:start beautify ignore:end  for more information.

    3. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.

    4. iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers, and Keynote are available on the Mac App Store. Downloading apps requires an Apple ID and a device that is compatible with the OS version required for each app.


  • What's in the box

    • MacBook Air
    • 30W USB-C Power Adapter
    • USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)

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