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Apple MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2014) Core i5

Apple MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2014) Core i5
Brand: Apple
Category: MacBook
  • Processor 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5
  • Display 11.6-inch (diagonal)
  • RAM 4GB 8GB
  • Storage 128GB 256GB 512GB
  • Web Cam 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS
Apple MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2014) Core i5
Apple MacBook Air 11 inch Early 2014 Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • Compact and lightweight design, making it easy to carry around
  • Long battery life, allowing for all-day use without needing to charge
  • Fast boot and load times thanks to the solid-state drive (SSD)
  • High-resolution display with good color accuracy and sharpness
  • Good keyboard and trackpad for comfortable and efficient typing and navigation
  • Runs on macOS, which is a stable and user-friendly operating system with access to a wide range of productivity and entertainment software
  • Has a built-in camera for video conferencing and taking photos
  • Good build quality with a durable aluminum unibody construction


  • Limited storage capacity, especially for those who need to store large files or media collections
  • No optical drive for playing CDs or DVDs
  • Limited connectivity options with only two USB 3.0 ports and no SD card slot
  • No water resistance or ruggedness features, making it vulnerable to damage from spills or drops
  • Limited upgradability, with the RAM and SSD being soldered onto the motherboard
  • Relatively low processing power compared to more recent models, which may limit performance in more demanding applications

Apple MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2014) laptop Specs and Features

The Early 2014 model of the 11-inch MacBook Air is a versatile and powerful computer that has many great features. Its compact size and light weight make it perfect for travelling, and the long battery life means you can stay productive on the go. The Retina display is clear and bright, and the overall performance is snappy and responsive.

However, there are also some downsides to this model. For one, the storage capacity is not as high as some other laptops on the market.

Additionally, the trackpad can be a bit finicky, and the computer itself is a bit more expensive than some competing models. Overall, the Early 2014 11-inch MacBook Air is a great computer for those who need a portable and powerful machine, but it may not be the best choice for everyone.

What are the specifications of the Apple MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2014) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2014) laptop:

  • Processor: 1.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 2.7GHz)
  • Memory: 4GB/8GB of 1600MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
  • Storage: 128GB 256GB 512GB SSD
  • Display: 11.6-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display, 1366 by 768 resolution
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 5000
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Camera: 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • I/O: Headphone, Dual mics, Two USB 3 ports, Thunderbolt port, MagSafe 2 power port, SDXC card slot
  • Colours: Silver

Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Laptop
Released 30 April, 2014
Status Discontinued
External Buttons and Connectors Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps)
MagSafe 2 power port
Dual mics

Processor (CPU)

Processor Type Intel Core i5 (4260U) ("Haswell")
Processor Speed 1.4 GHz
Processor Cores Dual Core
Processor Cache Level 1 Cache 128 KB
Level 2 Cache 512 KB
Level 3 Cache 3 MB
Turbo frequency 2.7GHz
Threads 4
Fabrication process 22 nm
64-bit Computing

Memory (RAM)

RAM Speed 1600MHz
RAM Max upto 8 GB
User Upgradable No


Storage Type Solid State Drive (SSD)
Storage Capacity 128GB
Technology PCIe
User Upgradable No

Display Info

Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display
Size 11.6-inch (diagonal)
Resolution 1366 by 768 resolution
Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 135 PPI
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Max. brightness 322 nits
Extras Supported resolutions:1366 by 768 (native), 1344 by 756, and 1280 by 720 pixels at 16:9 aspect ratio; 1152 by 720 and 1024 by 640 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio; 1024 by 768 and 800 by 600 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio


Height 0.11-0.68 inch (0.3-1.7 cm)
Width 11.8 inch (30 cm)
Depth 7.56 inch (19.2 cm)
Weight 2.38 pounds (1.08 kg)
Colors Silver

Graphics Card

GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Intel HD Graphics 5000
GPU Type Integrated
GPU Memory Up to 1.5 GB LPDDR3 SDRAM shared from main memory
Fabrication process 22 nm
GPU boost clock 1100 MHz

Operating System

Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. macOS

Battery or Power Info

Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 38-watt-hour
Placement Non-removable

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Stereo speakers
Dual microphones
Headphone port
Support for Apple iPhone headset with remote and microphone
Display Support Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors

Thunderbolt digital video output

Native Mini DisplayPort output
DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter (sold separately)
VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (sold separately)
Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (sold separately)
HDMI audio and video output using third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter (sold separately)
Microphone 2

Connectivity Info

Bluetooth Features Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. 4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. 802.11ac Wi-Fi networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Fingerprint No
Optical drive No

Input and Output

Keyboard and Trackpad Full-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys (inverted “T” arrangement) with ambient light sensor
Multi-Touch trackpad for precise cursor control; supports inertial scrolling, pinch, rotate, swipe, three‑finger swipe, four-finger swipe, tap, double-tap, and drag capabilities.
Thunderbolt Yes
3.5mm Audio jack Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No
SD card reader No

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