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Apple MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019, Core i5)

Apple MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019, Core i5)
Brand: Apple
Category: MacBook
  • Processor Dual core Intel Core i5 8210Y
  • Display 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display
  • RAM 8GB 16GB
  • Storage 128GB 256GB 512GB 1TB
  • Web Cam 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS
Apple MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019, Core i5)
Apple MacBook Air Retina 13 inch 2019 Core i5 Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:


  • Slim and lightweight design makes it easy to carry around.
  • Retina display with True Tone technology delivers sharp and vibrant visuals.
  • MacOS software provides a streamlined and user-friendly experience.
  • Solid build quality with an aluminum body.
  • Good battery life, lasting up to 12 hours on a single charge.
  • Features two Thunderbolt 3 ports for high-speed data transfer and charging.


  • Relatively high price point compared to other laptops in its class.
  • Limited port selection may require the use of dongles and adapters for some peripherals.
  • Non-upgradeable components such as RAM and storage make it difficult to improve performance over time.
  • No built-in SD card reader or USB-A ports.
  • No water resistance rating.
  • Not suitable for heavy-duty tasks such as video editing or gaming.

Apple MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019, Core i5) laptop Specs and Features

The new 13-inch MacBook Air with Retina display and True Tone technology is a significant upgrade to the previous model. The display is noticeably sharper and more vibrant, and the True Tone technology adjusts the display’s white balance to match the ambient lighting conditions.

The new MacBook Air is powered by a 1.6 GHz Intel Core i5 processor and 8 GB of RAM, and it offers excellent performance for everyday tasks. The battery life is also very good, with the MacBook Air lasting over 12 hours on a single charge.

The 2019 Apple MacBook Air is a great laptop for students and busy professionals. It has a beautiful retina display and a fast processor. It is also very lightweight, making it easy to carry around. The only downside is the price, but it is worth it for the quality of the product.

What are the specifications of the MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019, Core i5) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2019) laptop:

  • Processor: 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
  • Memory: 8GB or 16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
  • Storage: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB SSD
  • Display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 PPI
  • Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 617
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi v5, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Camera: 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • I/O: Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Colours: Silver, Space Gray, Gold

Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Laptop
Released 27 June, 2019
Status Available
Generation Intel Core i5 8210Y
External Buttons and Connectors Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports with support for:

Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gb/s)
USB-C 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gb/s)

Processor (CPU)

Processor Type Intel Core i5 8210Y
Processor Speed 1.6 GHz
Processor Cores Dual Core
Processor Cache Level 1 Cache 128 KB
Level 2 Cache 512 KB
Level 3 Cache 4 MB
Base frequency 1.6GHz
Turbo frequency 3.6GHz
Threads 4
Fabrication process 14 nm
64-bit Computing

Memory (RAM)

RAM Speed 2133MHz
RAM Max upto 16 GB
User Upgradable No


Storage Type Solid State Drive (SSD)
Storage Capacity 128GB 256GB 512GB 1TB
Technology PCIe
HDD Speed 1x128 GB
Secondary Storage No
Channels Retina display 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology
User Upgradable 13.3-inch (diagonal)

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) 2560-by-1600
Size 13.3-inch (diagonal)
Resolution 227 pixels per inch
Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others. 60 Hz
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. 227 pixels per inch
Refresh rate 1238:1
Aspect Ratio 4:3
Contrast 61.3%
sRGB color space 94.6%
Adobe RGB profile 35 ms
DCI-P3 color gamut 400 nits
Response time 35 ms
Max. brightness 400 nits
Extras Retina display
13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
Supported scaled resolutions:
1680 by 1050
1440 by 900
1024 by 640
16:10 aspect ratio
True Tone technology


Height 0.16–0.61 inch (0.41–1.56 cm)
Width 11.97 inch (30.41 cm)
Depth 8.36 inch (21.24 cm)
Weight 2.75 pounds (1.25 kg)
Colors Gold
Space Gray
Area 644 cm2 (99.9 inch2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~79.6%
Side bezels 8.8 mm
Opening angle 140°
Transformer No
Touch Screen No
Cooling system Intel UHD Graphics 617

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 UHD Graphics 617, Support for Thunderbolt 3–enabled external graphics processors (eGPUs)
GPU Type Integrated
Fabrication process 14 nm
TGP 15 W
GPU base clock 300 MHz
GPU boost clock 1050 MHz
Memory size System Shared
Memory type LPDDR3
Memory speed 2.13 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 192
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 24
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 3
GPU performance 0.4 TFLOPS

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 Wh
Placement Non-removable
Weight of AC adapter 178 gramm
Cable length 1.8 meters
Charge power 30 W
Charging port position Left
USB Power Delivery Yes
Fast charging Yes
Full charging time 3:00 hr

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Stereo speakers
Three microphones
3.5 mm headphone jack
Display Support Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colours and:

One external display with 5120-by-2880 resolution at up to 60Hz
Up to two external displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution at up to 60Hz

Thunderbolt 3 digital video output

Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
VGA, HDMI, and Thunderbolt 2 output using adapters (sold separately)
Speakers 2.0
Dolby Atmos Yes
Loudness 75.8 dB
Microphone 3

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. Bluetooth v4.2
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. v5
Fingerprint Yes
Optical drive No

Input and Output

Keyboard and Trackpad Full-size keyboard with:
78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) individual LED-backlit keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys
Ambient light sensor
Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
USB Type-C No
Thunderbolt 2x USB 3.1
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
Display Port No
Ethernet (RJ45) No
SD card reader No
Proprietary charging port No
Keyboard type Island
Numpad No
Backlight Yes

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