MacBook Air 13-inch Mid 2011 Datasheet

MacBook Air 13-inch
Source: apple.com – MacBook Air 13-inch

The Apple MacBook Air 13-inch Mid 2011 is a notebook computer designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2011 to 2012 as part of the MacBook Air computers. The computer was introduced on July 20, 2011, and its price started at $1,299.

The new MacBook Air features a 1.7 GHz Intel Core i5 or 1.8 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 13.3″ LED-backlit TFT glossy widescreen Display, all-new aluminum unibody case, 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB or 256 GB of flash memory (SSD), built-in Bluetooth 4.0, FaceTime camera, ambient light sensor, illuminated keyboard, Thunderbolt port, and 384 MB Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics in the base model.

This MacBook has been discontinued on June 11, 2012. Today MacBook Air 13-inch Mid 2011 is 12 years old!

MacBook Air 13-inch Mid 2011 Details

IntroducedJuly 20, 2011 – 12 years ago
DiscontinuedJune 11, 2012 – 11 years ago
Last Software UpdateNovember 12, 2020 – 3 years ago
Time on the Market327 days (10 months)
Time of Support111 months (9 years)
Model IdentifierMacBookAir4,2
Model NumberA1369
EMC2469
Order NumberMC965LL/A (128 GB)
MC966LL/A (256 GB)
Original Price$1,299 (128 GB)
$1,599 (256 GB)
ColorsAluminum unibody
Weight2.9 Ibs.
1.315 KG
Dimensions0.11 – 0.68” H x 12.8” W x 8.94” D
0.27 – 1.72 cm H x 32.51 cm W x 22.7 cm D

MacBook Air 13-inch Tech Specs

Processor

ProcessorIntel Core i5 2557M “Sandy Bridge” (1.7 GHz)
Intel Core i7 2677M “Sandy Bridge” (1.8 GHz)
Processor Speed1.7 GHz
1.8 GHz
Architecture64-bit
Number of Cores2
System BusIntel Direct Media Interface (DMI) at 2.5 GT/s
Cache3 MB shared L3 (1.7 GHz)
4 MB shared L3 (1.8 GHz)

Storage & Media

Storage128 GB (SSD)
256 GB (SSD)
Media1 – MacBook Air SuperDrive (Optional)

Memory

Built-in Memory4 GB DDR3 PC3-10600 SDRAM 1333 MHz
Maximum Memory4 GB
Memory SlotsNone
Interleaving SupportYes

Display

Built-in Display13.3″ LED-backlit TFT glossy widescreen Display
Pixel DensityUnknown
BrightnessUnknown
Resolutions640 x 480
720 x 480
800 x 500
800 x 600
1024 x 640
1024 x 768
1152 x 720
1280 x 800
1440 x 900 (native)

Graphics

Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Memory384 MB DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory*
Display Connection1 – Thunderbolt port
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
External ResolutionUp to 2560 by 1600 pixels
CameraFaceTime camera (640 x 480)
*Minimum graphics memory usage is 384 MB

Expansion

Expansion Slots1 – Secure Digital (SD)
Hard Drive Interface6.0 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
BaysNone

Connections

Wi-Fi802.11n
EthernetUSB Ethernet Adapter or Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (Optional)
ModemNone
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
InfraredNone
USB2 – 480 Mbps
Thunderbolt1 – Thunderbolt 1 (Up to 10 Gbps)
Audio In1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
2 – Built-in speakers
Display1 – Thunderbolt port
Security SlotNone

Sensors

Motion SensorNone
Liquid SensorLiquid Contact Indicators (LCI)

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardFull-size keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys
TrackpadMulti-Touch trackpad

Software

Original OSMac OS X 10.7
Later OSMac OS X 10.7.2
Mac OS X 10.7.3
Maximum OSmacOS 10.13.6
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
AirDropSupported
Power NapSupported
Bundled SoftwareMac OS X 10.7
iLife ’11 (includes iTunes, iMovie, GarageBand)

Power

System BatteryIntegrated 50 W Lithium-Polymer
Backup BatteryNone
Battery LifeUp to 7 hours
Maximum Battery Cycles1000
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter45 W MagSafe Power Adapter

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