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Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid-2012) Core i5

Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid-2012) Core i5
Brand: Apple
Category: MacBook
  • Processor Processor: 1.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i5
  • Display 13.3-inch (diagonal)
  • RAM 4GB 8GB
  • Storage 128GB 256GB 512GB
  • Web Cam 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS
Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012)
MacBook Air 13 inch Mid 2012 Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • Slim and lightweight design for easy portability
  • Solid performance with Intel Core i5 or i7 processor options
  • Adequate storage with up to 512 GB SSD options
  • High-quality display with a resolution of 1440×900 and LED backlighting
  • Great keyboard and trackpad for comfortable and accurate typing and navigation
  • Long battery life of up to 7 hours
  • Comes with pre-installed macOS X Mountain Lion operating system
  • Affordable price point for a MacBook


  • Limited upgradability options with non-user-replaceable RAM and storage
  • No Retina display or high-resolution options available
  • Limited connectivity options with only two USB 3.0 ports and Thunderbolt port
  • May struggle with running newer and more demanding software and applications
  • No Ethernet port or optical drive

Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012) laptop Specs and Features

The MacBook Air is a laptop that was released in mid-2012. It is a very thin and lightweight laptop, making it perfect for travelling. However, its small size also means that it lacks some features that other laptops have, such as a built-in optical drive. The MacBook Air also has a relatively small screen.

The main advantage of the MacBook Air is its portability. It is very easy to carry around, and it does not weigh much. Another advantage is its long battery life; the MacBook Air can last for up to 12 hours on a single charge.

There are also some disadvantages to the MacBook Air. One is that it is more expensive than some other laptops. Another is that it does not have as many features as some other laptops. Finally, the small screen can make it difficult to work on for long periods of time.

What are the specifications of the Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012) laptop:

  • Processor: 1.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 2.8GHz)
  • Memory: 4GB/8GB of 1600MHz DDR3L onboard memory
  • Storage: 128GB 256GB 512GB
  • Display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) high-resolution LED-backlit glossy widescreen display, 1440 x 900 (native resolution)
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4000
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Camera: 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • I/O: Two USB 3 ports, Thunderbolt port, MagSafe 2 power port, SD card slot
  • Colours: Silver

Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Laptop
Released 11 June, 2012
Status Discontinued
External Buttons and Connectors Two USB 3 ports (up to 5 Gbps)
Thunderbolt port (up to 10 Gbps)
MagSafe 2 power port
SD card slot

Processor (CPU)

Processor Type Intel Core i5 (3427U) ("Ivy Bridge")
Processor Speed 1.8 GHz
Processor Cores Dual Core
Processor Cache Level 1 Cache 128 KB
Level 2 Cache 512 KB
Level 3 Cache 3 MB
Turbo frequency 2.8GHz
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) High-resolution LED-backlit glossy widescreen display, 1440 x 900 (native resolution)
Size 13.3-inch (diagonal)
Resolution 1440 x 900 (native 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. 127.5 PPI
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Extras Supported resolutions:
1440 x 900 (native), 1280 x 800, 1152 x 720, and 1024 x 640 at 16:10 ratio and 1024 x 768 and 800 x 600 at 4:3 ratio.


Height 0.11-0.68 inch (0.3-1.7 cm)
Width 12.8 inch (32.5 cm)
Depth 8.94 inch (22.7 cm)
Weight 2.96 pounds (1.35 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 4000
GPU Type Integrated
GPU Memory Up to 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory*
Fabrication process 22 nm
GPU boost clock 1350 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. 50-watt-hour
Placement Non-removable

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Stereo speakers
Omnidirectional microphone
Headphone port
Support for Apple iPhone headset with remote and microphone
Display Support 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)
Speakers 2 - Built-in speakers
Microphone 2 - Built-in microphones

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. 802.11n Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g 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

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