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Apple MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2020 Core i3) Specs

Apple MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2020 Core i3) Specs
$999.00
Launch Price.

Brand: Apple
Category: Apple Laptop Computers
  • Processor 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i3
  • Display 13.3-inch (diagonal)
  • RAM 8GB 16GB
  • Storage 256GB 512GB 1TB or 2TB
  • Web Cam 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS
Apple MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2020 Core i3)
Apple MacBook Air Retina 13 inch 2020 Core i3 Technical Specifications

Product Brand: Apple

Editor's Rating:
8

Pros

  • Thin and lightweight design, making it easy to carry around.
  • Retina display with True Tone technology provides sharp and vivid visuals.
  • Long battery life, lasting up to 12 hours on a single charge.
  • Fast performance with a 10th generation Intel Core i3 processor and 8GB of RAM.
  • Backlit Magic Keyboard is comfortable to type on and includes a Touch ID sensor for secure authentication.
  • Improved sound quality with stereo speakers.
  • MacOS software provides a streamlined and user-friendly experience.
  • Solid build quality with an aluminum body.

Cons

  • Limited storage capacity with only 256GB of SSD storage.
  • Limited port selection, with only two Thunderbolt 3 ports and a headphone jack.
  • No built-in SD card reader or USB-A ports.
  • Non-upgradeable components, such as RAM and storage, make it difficult to improve performance over time.
  • No water resistance rating.
  • No significant improvements over the previous generation.

Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, 2020, Core i3) laptop Specs and Features

The 13-inch MacBook Air with Retina display and Core i3 processor is a great choice for those who want a laptop that’s both portable and powerful.

The Retina display is stunning, and the Core i3 processor provides enough power for most tasks. It is lightweight and portable, making it a great choice for students and professionals. The battery life is impressive, and the overall performance is solid.

The only downside is the lack of a Touch Bar, but overall, this is a great laptop for the price.

What are the specifications of the MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2020 Core i3) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Air (Retina, 13-inch, 2020 Core i3) laptop:

  • Processor: 1.1GHz dual-core 10th-generation Intel Core i3 processor, Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz
  • Memory: 8GB or 16GB of 3733MHz LPDDR4 onboard memory
  • Storage: 256GB, 512GB, 1TB or 2TB SSD
  • Display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560×1600 native resolution at 227 PPI
  • Graphics: Intel Iris Plus Graphics G4
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0
  • 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

General

Device Type Laptop
Released 18 March, 2020
Status Available
External Buttons and Connectors Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports with support for:

Charging
DisplayPort
Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gb/s)
USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gb/s)

Processor (CPU)

Processor Type Dual-core Intel Core i3 1000NG4 “Ice Lake”
Processor Speed 1.1 GHz
Processor Cores Dual Core
Processor Cache 1 MB Level 2 cache
96 KB Level 1 cache
4MB L3 cache
Base frequency 1.1 GHz
Turbo frequency 3.2 GHz
Threads 4
Fabrication process 10 nm
64-bit Computing
Processor Details 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i3, Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz, with 4MB L3 cache

Memory (RAM)

RAM 8GB 16GB
RAM Type LPDDR4 SDRAM
RAM Speed 3733MHz
RAM Max upto 16 GB
User Upgradable No

Storage

Storage Type Solid State Drive (SSD)
Storage Capacity 256GB
512GB
1TB
2TB
Technology PCIe
User Upgradable No

Display Info

Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> 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) 13.3″ Retina LED-backlit LCD IPS Display with True Tone
Size 13.3-inch (diagonal)
Resolution 2560-by-1600
Pixel Density <strong>Pixel Density (PPI)</strong> 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
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Max. brightness 400 cd/m2
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

Case

Height 0.16–0.63 inch (0.41–1.61 cm)
Width 11.97 inch (30.41 cm)
Depth 8.36 inch (21.24 cm)
Weight 2.8 pounds (1.29 kg)
Colors Gold
Space Gray
Silver
Material Precision aluminum unibody

Graphics Card

GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (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 Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48)
GPU Type Integrated
GPU Memory Shared Memory
Fabrication process 10 nm
GPU base clock 300 MHz
GPU boost clock 1100
FLOPS 1.613 TFLOPS (2:1)
Memory bus Ring Bus
Shading units (cores) 384
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 24

Operating System

Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> 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 <strong>Battery Type => </strong> 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 <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> 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. 4379 mAh
Placement Non-removable
Charge power 30W

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Stereo speakers
Wide stereo sound
Support for Dolby Atmos playback
Three-mic array with directional beamforming
3.5 mm headphone jack
Display Support Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colors and:

One external 6K display with 6016-by-3384 resolution at 60Hz at millions of colors, or
One external 5K display with 5120-by-2880 resolution at 60Hz at millions of colors, or
Up to two external 4K displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution at 60Hz at millions of colors

Thunderbolt 3 digital video output

Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
VGA, HDMI, and Thunderbolt 2 output using adapters (sold separately)
Speakers 2 - Built-in speakers
Dolby Atmos Yes
Microphone 3

Connectivity Info

Bluetooth Features <strong>Bluetooth</strong> 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 5.0
Wi-Fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> 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 Yes
Optical drive No

Input and Output

Keyboard and Trackpad Backlit Magic Keyboard with:
78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys in an inverted-T arrangement
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
Thunderbolt 2 - Thunderbolt 3 (up to 40 Gbps)
HDMI <strong>HDMI</strong> (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
Numpad No
Backlight Yes

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