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Apple MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015 Core i7 5650U)

Apple MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015 Core i7 5650U)
$999.00
Brand: Apple
Category: Macbooks

  • Processor
    1.6GHz 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 2015 Core i7 5650U)
Apple MacBook Air 11 inch Early 2015 Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:
7

Pros

  • Compact and lightweight design, making it highly portable
  • Long battery life for all-day use
  • Fast and responsive performance thanks to the Intel Core i7 processor
  • Quick boot-up and app launch times with the solid-state drive (SSD)
  • High-resolution display with good color accuracy
  • Comfortable and accurate keyboard for typing
  • Quiet operation due to the lack of a fan

Cons

  • Limited connectivity options with only two USB 3.0 ports and no SD card slot
  • Low-resolution front-facing camera
  • Non-Retina display may not be suitable for professionals who require high-quality visuals
  • Limited upgradability due to the soldered-on RAM and storage
  • Somewhat outdated hardware compared to newer models
  • No water resistance or spill protection

Apple Apple MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015) laptop Review

The 11-inch MacBook Air was released in early 2015 and is still a popular choice for laptop users. Its portability and sleek design are some of its main selling points. However, there are some drawbacks to consider before purchasing this model.

One potential downside is the screen size. At 11 inch, it may be too small for some users. Additionally, the MacBook Air only has two USB ports, which could be limiting for those who need to connect multiple devices.

Another potential issue is the battery life. Although it has improved since earlier models, it is still shorter than some other laptops on the market.

The 11-inch MacBook Air is a great laptop for those who need a portable computer that can handle everyday tasks. Its biggest con is its price tag, but its many pros include long battery life, light and slim design, and a powerful processor. Another con is that the screen is small, but it is still a good laptop for students or business professionals who need to take their work with them on the go.

Despite these potential cons, the MacBook Air is still a popular choice for many laptop users. If you are considering purchasing this model, be sure to weigh the pros and cons to see if it is the right fit for you.

What are the specifications of the Apple MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015) laptop:

  • Processor: 2.2GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 (Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz)
  • 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 (native resolution), 135 PPI(Pixel Density)
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 6000
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Camera: 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • I/O: MagSafe 2 power port, Thunderbolt 2 ports, Two USB 3 ports, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Colours: Silver

Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Laptop
Released 10 March, 2015
Status Discontinued
External Buttons and Connectors Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
Thunderbolt 2 port (up to 20 Gbps)
MagSafe 2 power port

Processor (CPU)

Processor Type Intel Core i5 (5250U) ("Broadwell")
Processor Speed 1.6 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
64-bit Computing

Memory (RAM)

RAM 4GB
8GB
RAM Type LPDDR3 SDRAM
RAM Speed 1600MHz
RAM Max upto 8 GB
User Upgradable No

Storage

Storage Type Solid State Drive (SSD)
Storage Capacity 128GB
256GB
512GB
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
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
Aspect Ratio 16:10

Case

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 6000
GPU Type Integrated
GPU Memory Up to 1.5 GB LPDDR3 SDRAM shared from main memory
Fabrication process 14 nm
GPU boost clock 1000MHz

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
3.5 mm headphone jack
Support for Apple iPhone headset with remote and microphone
Display Support Intel HD Graphics 6000
Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 3840 by 2160 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colours
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)

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 wireless 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
HDMI HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device. No
3.5mm Audio jack Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No
SD card reader No
Backlight Yes

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