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The Apple 11.6 In. MacBook Air Notebook Computer is portable and stunningly designed laptop computer produced after the lesson learnt by the engineers in designing the miniaturized iPad and applied to the design of this 3-pound computer.
The system is defined by its sleek lines and stunning aluminum enclosure. The system is loaded with 64GB of flash storage rather than an old-fashioned hard drive. Flash storage not only gives you a lighter, thinner computer but also allows for impressive battery life up to 5.5 hours of web browsing and an amazing 30 days of standby time!
The notebook is housed in an aluminum unibody enclosure, which is cut from a solid block of aluminum, the housing is stronger than those found on laptops built via traditional means. At 11.6 inches 1366 x 768 display features a glossy finish and LED backlight technology for enhanced image quality and energy efficiency.
Netbooks typically feature less-than-full-size keyboards, cramped trackpads, and low-powered CPUs but the MacBook Air computer features a standard-size backlit chiclet keyboard. It also boasts a large multi-touch glass trackpad, giving you full control over your computer -- without losing ergonomics.
The computer is powered by a dual-core 1.7GHz Intel Core i5 processor and boasts 4GB of RAM. Graphics are provided by an integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000. The computer features all the amenities you expect on a Mac -- a FaceTime webcam, dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and built-in stereo speakers.
The 64-bit OS Time Machine automatically backs up system data to an external hard drive. It also features intuitive natural scrolling, the innovative Launchpad application launcher, and support for full screen applications, with Auto Save on your Mac, ensuring that you won't lose data if you forget to save a file. AirDrop makes it easy to transmit files wirelessly between computers, even if there is no central Wi-Fi network available. The revamped Mail application takes full advantage of modern widescreen displays.
Thin, Light, Durable. Thank You, Flash Storage: Even at less than an inch thin, MacBook Air sets a pretty high standard -- by making flash storagestandard. Flash chips are very small, allowing MacBook Air to be incredibly thin and light. Flash is also solid state, meaning there are no moving parts. Which makes it reliable, durable, and quiet. And because Apple placed the flash chips directly on the logic board, they take up much less space -- about 90 percent less, in fact. That creates room for other important things, like a bigger battery. So you have anotebook that weighs almost nothing and runs for hours on a single charge. That's mobility mastered
The Best Way to Multi Touch on a Notebook: Multi-Touch technology is part of practically every Apple product. It's the best and most personal way to interact with your devices. And the optimal way to experience Multi-Touch on a notebook is through atrackpad. That's precisely the case with MacBook Air. The trackpad's spacious, all-glass surface doesn't have a button because the whole thing is the button. And with Multi-Touch gestures, you can interact with MacBook Air in ways that feel more intuitive and realistic than ever before
See Your QWERTY in Lights: Anyone can try to make a notebook that's thin and light. Success comes in doing it without cutting corners. That's why MacBook Air features a full-size keyboard, not a condensed version of what you're used to. When you type on the MacBook Air, it's just as comfortable as typing on a desktop keyboard. And now the keyboard is backlit, so you can type comfortably even in low-light conditions. A built-in sensor detects changes in the ambient lighting and adjusts the keyboard and display brightness automatically, giving you the perfect illumination in any environment
A Battery That Can Get You Through the Day. And the Month: If you looked inside MacBook Air, you'd see something remarkable: how much space is devoted to the battery. That's thanks to smaller components such as flash storage. And when the goal is to design the perfect notebook for everyday use, giving priority to the battery just makes sense. Put MacBook Air to sleep for more than an hour, and it enters what's called standby mode. That means you can come back to MacBook Air a day, a week -- even up to an entire month later -- and it wakes in an instant. Time is on your side, courtesy of MacBook Air
A Thing of Beauty. And Durability: MacBook Air features a unibody design for both the main enclosure and the display. Unibody construction means a higher-precision, less complex design with fewer parts. And that translates to anotebook that's exceptionally thin and light, yet durable enough to handle the rigors of everyday use
FaceTime Camera: Make video calls with a built-in FaceTime camera that's even smaller than the one inside iPhone 4
Thunderbolt and USB 3.0 Ports: With the lightning-fast Thunderbolt port, you can connect your MacBook Air to the latest devices and displays, like the Apple Thunderbolt Display. But that's not the whole story. MacBook Air also comes equipped with two USB 3.0 ports, so you can connect the latest USB 3.0 devices and access a pipeline that's up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 With just a few connections, MacBook Air transforms from an ultraportable notebook to a complete workstation
All-Flash Storage: Devices like iPhone and iPad have already demonstrated the advantages of flash storage: reliability, speed, and efficiency. So the decision to use flash storage in an ultracompact notebook like MacBook Air made perfect sense. With flash, your computer starts up in almost no time and accesses data quickly. Flash also gives MacBook Air the astonishing ability to remain in standby mode for up to 30 days. Which means your MacBook Air snaps to in an instant, whether you open it tomorrow, next week, or next month
Backlit Keyboard: As incredibly compact as MacBook Air is, it still manages to fit a full-size keyboard that makes typing as natural as it is comfortable. And now the keyboard is backlit, so you can type with ease in even the dimmest light. A built-in ambient light sensor detects changes in lighting conditions and adjusts the display and keyboard brightness automatically. From a seat in a sunny café, to a seat on a cross-country red-eye, you'll always have the perfect lighting for any environment
Multi-Touch Trackpad: The Multi-Touch gestures in OS X make everything you do on MacBook Air more intuitive, direct, and fun. And the spacious Multi-Touch trackpad is perfectly designed for them, whether it's a three-finger swipe to activate Mission Control or a four-finger pinch to see all your apps in Launchpad. Gesture responses are smooth and realistic. So when you're scrolling up and down a web page or swiping from one full-screen app to another, it's almost like you're touching what you're seeing
High-Resolution Display. Millions of Pixels. Millimeters Thin: Corner to corner and pixel by pixel, the MacBook Air display is both an engineering feat and a design breakthrough. The display measures a mere 0.19" (4.86mm) thin, yet the resolution is so high, you'll feel like you're looking at a much larger screen. And with good reason
FaceTime Camera. Your Smile Goes for Miles: The wafer-thin MacBook Air display houses something pretty huge: the FaceTime camera. It's so thin -- even thinner than the camera on iPhone 4 -- you barely notice it, but it's incredibly capable. Using the FaceTime for Mac app, you can make video calls with anyone who has a Mac, iPad 2, iPhone 4, or a camera-equipped iPod touch
Stereo Speakers. Heard but Not Seen: Despite its compact form, MacBook Air delivers full stereo sound. Space-efficient design inside the enclosure allows for the placement of left and right speakers that project sound through the keyboard. So you're able to enjoy a richer audio experience while chatting online, watching TV shows, listening to music, or playing games
Long-Lasting Battery: Since space-saving flash storage leaves room for a bigger battery, you can devote more time to the things you enjoy most. Things like browsing the web, editing photos, and watching videos. You'll get up to 5.5 hours of battery life on a single charge. Put MacBook Air to sleep, and it enters standby mode to conserve battery life for up to 30 days. When you come back to your MacBook Air and open it up, it's on in an instant
Connectivity: When you're wireless, you're truly mobile. That's why MacBook Air features 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi andBluetooth 4.0 technology. Wireless connectivity allows you to browse the web, send e-mail, and print documents no matter where you are. MacBook Air weighs almost nothing, so you can go from room to room, dorm to dorm, or cubicle to cubicle and stay connected. Being wireless also means you can download apps from the Mac App Store anytime you want. With thousands of Mac apps available for download with just a few clicks, you don't have to bother with going to the store to buy software on disc or worry about a growing pile of CDs and DVDs. Apps download instantly right on your Mac. If plugged in is what you want to be, MacBook Air has you covered there, too. Two USB 3.0 ports, an SD card slot, and a headphone port give you plenty of options. And the Thunderbolt port connects to the Apple Thunderbolt Display and high-speed Thunderbolt peripherals such as external hard drives.
Computers and Peripherals Information
1.7GHz Intel Core i5 Dual-Core
4GB of 1600MHz DDR3 memory
Configurable to 8GB or 16GB
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