The new Mac book Air 13″ model is made up of the full Aluminium unibody design. The 13″ model has the dimensions of 12.8 x 8.94 x 0.11-0.68 inches (32.5 x 22.7 x 0.3-1.7 cms) and weighs about 2.96lbs approximately 1.35 kg. It comes up with the Mac OS X El Captain operating system which is very easy to use.
The display is 11.6 inches LED-backlit glossy widescreen display that supports millions of colors. It helps the resolutions of 1400×900 pixels native, 1280×800 pixels at an aspect of 16:9, 1152×720 and 1024×640 pixels at an aspect ratio of 16:10; and 1024×768 and 800×600 pixels at the aspect ratio of 4:3. It consists of a 256 Gb PCIe based flash storage which is configurable to 512 GB flash storage.
The processor is made of 1.6 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Turbo Boost up to 2.7 GHz with 3MB shared L3 cache that can be configured up to 2.2 GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 Turbo Boost up to 3.2 GHz with 4 MB shared L3 cache memory. It consists of 4 GB 1600MHz LPDDR3 RAM which can be configured up to 8Gb.
The battery is built-in 54 Whr Li-polymer battery that comes up with a 45W MagSafe Power Adapter with Cable management and a MagSafe 2 Power port. The battery life gives up to 12 hrs wireless web, up to 30 days standby time and up to 12 hours iTunes movie playback. The graphics used is Intel HD Graphics 6000 dual display and video monitoring. It has got a 720p Face-time HD camera.
The ports available are an SDXC card reader, two USB 3 ports that could transfer files up to 5 Gbps, a Thunderbolt 2 port that gives an up to 20 Gbps and Mag Safe 2 power port, a 3.55mm headphone and dual mics. The WLAN technology used is 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking, Bluetooth v4.0 wireless technology and IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible.
It comprises of a Full-size backlit keyboard with 78(US) or 79 (ISO) keys that include 12 function keys and four arrow keys with an ambient light sensor. The multi-touch trackpad for accurate cursor control supports pinch, inertial scrolling, rotate, swipe, three finger swipe, for finger swipe, drag, tap, and double tap capabilities.