|Processor Speed:||1.1 GHz||Processor Type:||Core i3 (I3-1000NG4)|
|Details:||This model is powered by a 10 nm, 64-bit “10th Generation” Intel Mobile Core i3 “Ice Lake” (I3-1000NG4) processor which includes two independent processor “cores” on a single silicon chip. Each core has a dedicated 512k level 2 cache, shares 4 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 3.2 GHz for this model) — and “Hyper Threading” — which allows the system to recognize four total “cores” or “threads” (two real and two virtual).
Also see: How fast is the “2020” MacBook Air compared to earlier MacBook Air models? How fast is it compared to recent MacBook Pro models?
|Turbo Boost:||3.2 GHz||Custom Speeds:||N/A|
|System Bus Speed:||OPI*||Cache Bus Speed:||1.1 GHz (Built-in)|
|ROM/Firmware Type:||EFI||EFI Architecture:||64-Bit|
|L1 Cache:||32k/48k x2||L2/L3 Cache:||512k x2, 4 MB (on chip)|
|RAM Type:||LPDDR4X SDRAM*||Min. RAM Speed:||3733 MHz|
|Details:||*Ships standard with 8 GB of 3733 MHz LPDDR4X SDRAM onboard.|
|Standard RAM:||8 GB*||Maximum RAM:||16 GB*|
|Details:||*8 GB of RAM is onboard by default. At the time of system purchase, it can be upgraded to 16 GB of RAM for an additional US$200. The RAM cannot be upgraded later.
Also see: Actual Max RAM of All G3 & Later Macs.
|Motherboard RAM:||8 GB*||RAM Slots:||None|
|Video Card:||Iris Plus||VRAM Type:||Integrated|
|Details:||This model has an Intel Iris Plus graphics processor that shares memory with the system.|
|Standard VRAM:||1.5 GB||Maximum VRAM:||1.5 GB|
|Built-in Display:||13.3″ 16:10||Native Resolution:||2560×1600|
|Details:||13.3″ color widescreen LED-backlit “Retina” display with IPS and True Tone technology. It has a 2560 by 1600 native resolution at 227 ppi and support for millions of colors. It also supports scaled resolutions of 1680 by 1050, 1440 by 900, and 1024 by 640. It has a 16:10 aspect ratio.
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|2nd Display Support:||Dual/Mirroring*||2nd Max. Resolution:||6016×3384 (6K)*|
|Details:||*This model supports full native resolution on the interior display in addition to a single 6016×3384 (6K) display up to 60 Hz, a single 5120×2880 (5K) display up to 60 Hz, or as many as two external displays up to 4096×2304 (4K) up to 60 Hz.|
|Standard Storage:||256 GB SSD||Std. Storage Speed:||Onboard|
|Details:||This MacBook Air is offered by default with 256 GB of onboard SSD storage, but it also can be configured with a 512 GB, 1 TB, or 2 TB SSD for an additional US$200, US$400, and US$800, respectively.
The storage is built-in to the computer and cannot be upgraded after system purchase.
Also see: How do you connect external storage to the Retina MacBook Air? Which is the best option?
|Storage Dimensions:||Soldered||Storage Interface:||Onboard* (PCIe*)|
|Standard Optical:||None*||Standard Disk:||None|
|Standard Modem:||None||Standard Ethernet:||None*|
|Details:||*No MacBook Air models have an internal Ethernet port.
Also see: How do you connect the Retina MacBook Air to a wired Ethernet network? Is it even possible?
|Standard AirPort:||802.11ac*||Standard Bluetooth:||5|
|USB Ports:||2* (3.1)||Firewire Ports:||None|
|Expansion Slots:||None||Expansion Bays:||None|
|Details:||No expansion slots or bays provided.
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|Incl. Keyboard:||Full-size (Magic Keyboard)||Incl. Input:||Trackpad (Force Touch)|
|Case Type:||Notebook||Form Factor:||MacBook Air 2020|
|Apple Order No:||MWTJ2LL/A*||Apple Subfamily:||2020**|
|Apple Model No:||A2179 (EMC 3302)||Model ID:||MacBookAir9,1|
|Details:||Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model.
For more about these identifiers and how to locate them on each Mac, please refer to EveryMac.com’s Mac Identification section.
|Battery Type:||49.9 W h Li-Poly||Battery Life:||11-12 Hours|
|Details:||Apple reports that this model can provide up to 11 hours of “wireless web” and up to 12 hours of “Apple TV app movie playback.” Apple additionally reports that it provides “up to” 30 days of standby time. The system is bundled with a 30W USB-C Power Adapter.|
|Pre-Installed MacOS:||X 10.15.3 (19D2064)||Maximum MacOS:||Current|
|Minimum Windows:||10 (64-Bit)*||Maximum Windows:||10 (64-Bit)*|
|MacOS 9 Support:||None||Windows Support:||Boot/Virtualization|
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For more on running Windows on Intel Macs, please refer to the exhaustive Windows on Mac Q&A.
|Dimensions:||.16-.63 x 11.97 x 8.36||Avg. Weight:||2.8 lbs (1.29 kg)|
|Original Price (US):||US$999*||Est. Current Retail:||US$999*|
|Details:||*This MacBook Air is sold with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage for US$999. Although Apple has long offered discounts to university students and faculty, in the press release for this model, Apple directly advertises that it is available starting at US$899 for education, as well. All color options are the same price.
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