Apple MacBook Air (11-inch, mid 2011)

The 2011 MacBook Air retains the same super-thin profile as the previous model, yet boasts an upgraded Intel Sandy Bridge processor, a Thunderbolt port, backlit keyboard, and Apple's Lion OS.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Jul. 20, 2011
  • Price at launch: $999.99

What You Need To Know

  • Available with the same max processor and RAM configurations as the more expensive 13-inch model
  • Uses the same 11-inch chassis as its predecessor — there's still no SD card slot
  • RAM is soldered onto the motherboard an is not user replaceable

Basic Specs

Laptop type Mainstream
Thickness 0.68 inches
Weight 2.38 pounds
Operating system Mac OS X
Screen size (diagonal) 11.6 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Laptop type Mainstream
Width 11.8 inches
Depth 7.56 inches
Thickness 0.68 inches
Weight 2.38 pounds
Color Silver
Software
Operating system Mac OS X
Notable apps OS X 10.7 Lion
Display (base)
Screen size (diagonal) 11.6 inches
Display surface Glossy
Technology LCD
Backlight LED
Resolution (X) 1366 px
Resolution (Y) 768 px
Keyboard
Type Chiclet
Backlit Yes
Number pad No
Mouse
Type(s) Trackpad
Multitouch Yes
Multitouch points 4
Processor (base)
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i5-2467M
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.6 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 2.3 GHz
Processor (max)
Brand Intel
Family Sandy Bridge
Model Core i7-2677M
Cores 2
Clockspeed 1.8 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 2.9 GHz
GPU (base)
Graphics type Integrated
Integrated GPU brand Intel
Integrated GPU model HD Graphics 3000
Dedicated VRAM size 256 MB
GPU (max)
Dedicated VRAM size 384 MB
Memory
Base RAM size 2 GB
Max. config RAM size 4 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1333 MHz
Storage
Options Flash Memory (SSD)
Base drive type Flash (SSD)
Base drive capacity 64 GB
Max. config SSD 256 GB
Audio
Speakers 2
Webcam
Video resolution VGA
Sensors
Ambient light Yes
Port options
USB 2
Thunderbolt 1
3.5mm mic / headphone combo 1
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version 4.0
Battery
Size 35 Wh
Chemistry Lithium Polymer (Li-Po)
Removable No
Quoted time 5 hr
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