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The Apple MacBook Air (early 2008) was the first generation of the MacBook Air line, featuring a 13.3-inch screen and a 1.6 or 1.8GHz Core 2 Duo processor. What set is apart was that it measured only 0.76 inches thick and weighed 3 pounds, without sacrificing a full size keyboard or display.


  • Status: Discontinued
  • Availability date: Jan. 30, 2008
  • Price at launch: $1,799.00


  • Laptop type: Ultraportable
  • Width: 12.74 inches
  • Depth: 8.9 inches
  • Thickness: 0.76 inches
  • Weight: 3 pounds
  • Color: Silver


  • Operating system: Mac OS X


  • Screen size (diagonal): 13.3 inches
  • Technology: LCD
  • Resolution (X): 1280 px
  • Resolution (Y): 800 px

Display (base)

  • Type: Chiclet
  • Backlit: Yes
  • Number pad: No


  • Type(s): Trackpad
  • Multitouch: Yes


  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Merom
  • Model: Core 2 Duo P7500
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.6 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Brand: Intel
  • Family: Merom
  • Model: Core 2 Duo P7700
  • Cores: 2
  • Clockspeed: 1.8 GHz

Processor (max)

  • Graphics type: Integrated
  • Integrated GPU brand: Intel
  • Integrated GPU model: GMA X3100

GPU (base)

  • Base RAM size: 2 GB


  • Options: HDD (4200RPM), Flash Memory (SSD)
  • Base drive type: HDD (4200RPM)
  • Base drive capacity: 80 GB
  • Max. config SSD: 64 GB


  • USB: 1
  • Micro DVI: 1
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1

Port options

  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi options: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: 2.1 + EDR


  • Size: 37 Wh
  • Chemistry: Lithium Polymer (Li-Po)
  • Removable: No
  • Quoted time: 5 hr


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