Apple MacBook Air 13.3-inch Laptop Review, Price & Specs in Nigeria
The most loved Mac is about to make you fall in love all over again. Available in silver, space gray, and gold, the new thinner and lighter MacBook Air features a brilliant Retina display with True Tone technology, Touch ID, the latest-generation keyboard, and a Force Touch trackpad.
The iconic wedge is created from 100 percent recycled aluminum, making it the greenest Mac ever. And with all-day battery life, MacBook Air is your perfectly portable, do-it-all notebook.
As lightness strikes again, with a retina display, four million pixels and one brilliant debut, this is the holy grille of laptops ever.
Apple recently announced an upgrade of its Macbook series, the Apple Macbook Air (2020) comes with a more powerful hardware compare to its predecessor.
Apple Macbook Air Key Features
- 13.3-inch IPS Display, 2560 x 1600 Pixels
- 10th-generation Intel CPU (Intel Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7) Processor
- Intel Iris Plus Graphics
- Up to 16B of 3733MHz LPDDR4X onboard memory
- Up to 2TB SSD
- Touch ID Sensor
- Integrated Fingerprint Scanner
- Stereo speakers
- Built-in 49.9wh Lithium‑Polymer Battery
Where to buy Macbook Air (2020)
The Macbook Air (2020) promises more internal storage, 10th-generation Intel processors, and most importantly, a more reliable scissor-switch keyboard.
The Apple Macbook Air offers more for a starting price lower than its predecessor although, some main features has been upgraded to offer more. And it can be purchased at any apple retail store close to you.
For convenience, you can get it at any popular e-commerce platform close to your region.
Design & Display
The Apple Macbook Air (2020) features almost the same design has its predecessors. Although, the Macbook Air (2020) isn’t the thinnest laptop yet, it still sports an impressively compact premium body quality.
It has the iconic wedge shape as previous MacBook Air models and Apple’s signature aluminum build with a dimension of 11.97 x 8.36 x 0.63 inches.
This ultraportable laptop with stunning and sleek body is wrapped around the 13.3-inch Retina display, a Trackpad, power button and more.
With a resolution of 2560-by-1600 for over 4 million pixels, the results are positively jaw dropping. Images take on a new level of detail and realism. Text is sharp and clear.
And True Tone technology automatically adjusts the white point of the display to match the color temperature of your environment — making web pages and email look as natural as the printed page.
With 48 percent more colors than the previous generation, everything you see is rich and vibrant.
The display glass goes right to the edge of the enclosure, making the borders 50 percent thinner than before. So you can focus on what’s on your screen. And you’re going to love what you see.
Similarly, at the top of the Apple MacBook Air (2020) display sits a 720p FaceTime HD camera and a three microphone array.
One of the prominent change in the Macbook Air (2020) is the newly improved keyboard. Like last year MacBook Pro, Apple has introduce the Magic Keyboard design with additional features in the Macbook Air (2020).
MacBook Air features the Apple T2 Security Chip — second-generation custom Mac silicon designed by Apple to make MacBook Air even more secure.
So when you use Touch ID to unlock your Mac, or authenticate a document, your information stays safe. With on-the-fly data encryption, all your data stored on the SSD is automatically and fully encrypted.
Apple Macbook Air (2020) features a 13.3-inch display with LED backlighting, IPS technology and a native resolution of 2,560 x 1,600 resulting to 227 pixels per density.
Furthermore, the MacBook Air’s superb Retina Display allows for a 16:10 widescreen aspect ratio.
Likewise, Apple’s True Tone technology, which automatically adjusts the color temperature depending on the ambient light, hence , resulting in a more natural viewing experience.
The Apple Macbook Air also add support for 6K external displays, hence, it can be use with Apple’s Pro Display XDR.
The advanced security and convenience of Touch ID are now built right into MacBook Air. Simply place your finger on the Touch ID sensor and — just like that — your Mac unlocks.
Use your fingerprint to immediately access locked documents, notes, and system settings, without entering yet another password.
The latest-generation MacBook Air keyboard features our butterfly mechanism — providing four times more key stability than a traditional scissor mechanism, along with greater comfort and responsiveness.
And individual LED-backlit keys with an ambient light sensor help you type in low-light environments.
Even though it weighs just 1.25 kilograms, the new MacBook Air packs quite a punch.
An eighth-generation Intel Core i5 processor helps you power through daily activities, from reading email and browsing the web to creating Keynote presentations and editing in iMovie.
Up to 16GB of memory lets you work seamlessly even with multiple apps open, while up to 1TB of SSD storage lets you launch apps in a flash and provides plenty of room for all your documents, photos, and videos.
With up to 12 hours of battery life, MacBook Air is your day‑in, day‑out dynamo. Check email, browse the web, shop online, write documents, watch videos, manage spreadsheets, and more, all without plugging in.
Taking a transatlantic flight? Line up the movies, because MacBook Air is ready to play for up to 13 hours — nonstop.
The base model offer a 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i3 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz.
Apple also offer an option with 1.1GHz quad-core 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz.
Lastly, the premium option comes with 1.2GHz quad-core 10th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz. This model promises better performance improvement over the other models.
Similarly, for storage, Apple Macbook Air (2020) base model comes with 8GB of 3733MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory (RAM) which can be configured up to 16GB RAM.
There is also an increment in the storage capacity to 256GB from the 128GB storage configuration found on the last year model.
This Storage option can be upgraded to configurations of 512GB and 1TB, as well as an all-new 2TB option.
Apple has made a notable improvement on the speakers which are positioned at the sides of the keyboard on the 2020 model
The Laptop sports a stereo speakers which Apple calls “wide stereo sound” coupled with support for Dolby Atmos playback and three microphones and 3.5 mm headphone jack, hence, giving a captivation and alluring audio experience.
Like the previous MacBook Air models, the 2020 model comes with a small Touch ID fingerprint sensor which is embedded in the power button.
Furthermore, the MacBook Air (2020) comes with the T2 chip which makes the laptop more secure with an SSD controller for on-the-fly data encryption and a Secure Enclave to ensure a secure boot process.
Similarly, Apple’s claims the built-in 49.9wh lithium‑polymer laptop battery can boost of 11-12 hours of battery life. Thanks to the 30W USB-C Power Adapter, the laptop can quickly come back to life to a full charge within 80 min.
The Apple MacBook Air (2020) comes with 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking and Bluetooth 5 wireless technology for perfect sharing and connectivity.
Apple Macbook Air Price in Nigeria
The Apple MacBook Air (2020) price starts at $999 which is (NGN) 379,620 naira. However, the price may change depending on your choice configuration.
This Laptop is available on Apple’s official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
Apple Macbook Air (2020) Full Specifications
Operating System : Mac os
GPU : Intel Iris Plus Graphics
Memory : 8GB of 3733MHz LPDDR4X onboard memory (Configurable to 16GB)
Dimensions : 30.41 x 21.24 x 0.41 – 1.61 cm (11.97 x 8.36 x 0.16 – 0.63 inches)
Colors : Gold, Space Gray, Silver.
Processor : 10th-generation Intel CPU (1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i3 Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz with 4MB L3 cache, or 1.1GHz quad-core Core i5 Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz with 6MB L3 Cache, or 1.2GHz quad-core Core i7 Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz with 8MB L3 cache)
Weight : 1.29 kg (2.9 pounds)
Display : 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology, 2560 x 1600 resolution (16:10 aspect ratio)
Keyboard : Full-size keyboard with LED-backlit keys
Battery : Built-in 49.9‑watt‑hour Lithium‑Polymer Battery
With the latest in processing and tuning techniques, MacBook Air sounds better than ever. Stereo speakers deliver twice the bass and 25 percent more volume than the previous generation.
And wider stereo sound creates immersive audio when you’re listening to music or watching a movie.
The FaceTime camera lets one — or many — of your friends and family members see you in high definition. And three microphones form an array that more accurately captures your voice for FaceTime calls and dictation.