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Apple 11-inch MacBook Air (Intel Dual Core i5 1.7GHz, 4GB RAM, 64GB Flash Memory, HD Graphics 4000, OS X Lion)

by Apple
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

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  • The ultimate everyday notebook
  • Powerful enough to carry you through the day. With so little to actually carry
  • A sturdy aluminium unibody design makes MacBook Air sleek, durable and ready for anything.
  • FaceTime HD camera.
  • Long lasting battery
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Product Information

Technical Details
BrandApple
Item Weight1.1 Kg
Product Dimensions47.4 x 33 x 11.4 cm
Item model numberMD223B/A
SeriesMacbook AIR MD223B/A
ColorAluminium silver
Form FactorUltraThin
Screen Size11.6 inches
Processor BrandIntel
Processor TypeCore i5
Processor Speed1.7 GHz
Processor Count2
RAM Size4 GB
Computer Memory TypeDDR3 SDRAM
Hard Drive Size64 GB
Hard Drive InterfaceSolid State
Graphics Card DescriptionIntel HD 4000
Wireless Type802.11A, 802.11B, 802.11G, 802.11n
Hardware PlatformLaptop
Operating SystemMac OS X
Average Battery Life (in hours)5 hours
Lithium Battery Weight230 grams
  
Additional Information
ASINB008BEYHBA
Best Sellers Rank 37,051 in Computers & Accessories (See top 100)
Shipping Weight2.7 Kg
Date First Available19 Jun 2012
  
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Product Description

MacBook Air 11-inch dual-core i5 1.7GHz/4GB/64GB flash/HD Graphics 4000

Product Description

Your MacBook Air finds available Wi-Fi networks automatically and lets you connect with just a click. So you can browse the web, send email, and print documents no matter where you are. And with Bluetooth technology, you can connect MacBook Air to Bluetooth-enabled devices like speakers and headphones. Even without all the wires, you're totally connected. Corner to corner and pixel by pixel, the MacBook Air display is both an engineering feat and a design breakthrough. The display measures a mere 4.86 milli


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4.2 out of 5 stars
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33 of 35 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent machine 2 Sep 2012
By Chloe
This machine is an absolute joy to use!! The build quality is top notch and it's FAST. OS X + Flash storage makes this thing fly. I've used a huge array of machines (PC and Mac) over the years and this thing is stunning.

As for the naysayers... if the screen is too small, bump up to the 13" for a little over £100. You can even install and run Windows (in a multitude of ways) to get the best of both worlds!

Don't take my word for it. Hunt for other reviews out there and you'll see the thousands of glowing professional and amateur reviews ;)
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
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The 11 inch screen is very small, but that is the idea. I really love this hugely portable tiny machine. It was also very easy to set up and any thing you need to know can be found on the 'help' button.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars What a machine 20 Oct 2012
By Dunc R
I've had many machines but this one is without doubt the best. Who needs an iPad when you have a Mac with 11" screen; answer = no one. If you havent tried a Mac then do it now!!
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25 of 29 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Laptop Ever Owned 3 Oct 2012
I have had PC's for as long as I can remember - mainly laptops and mainly 13" or less. Have gone from dell latitudes to expensive sony vaio's and back again. I can honestly say this is the best machine I've ever used, the SSD makes it lightning quick and can handle most things I throw at it, even photo editing. I also have a 2011 Macbook Pro from work but the Air seems way faster due to the SSD.

The build is pretty bomb proof, sat on it with the screen open and not a mark. You can also hook it up to a large monitor 27" thunderbolt display (or other) and it handles it very easily. The speed for such a small machine is amazing.

If you can afford the extra, I would by-pass the iPad - with the 11" Air there are very few advantages to an iPad unless you like to play games. The Air is just as portable and you don't have to struggle typing.
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Just works 18 Feb 2013
By Tero R
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Out of box, online, three e-mail accounts set up and working in less than five minutes. Could not be easier.
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars No longer the weakling of the Mac family... 30 April 2013
I've been the proud owner of a Macbook Air for almost 5 months now, travelling with it on a regular basis and plugging it into a 24" Mac display when I'm in the office. An avid Mac user for a decade now, for both business and personal reasons, it's been the go-to choice for me whenever I've had the chance, so when I was asked what machine I'd like for my new job (and given a budget of £1k), I jumped at the chance to try out the Air.

I have the standard 1.7 GHz 11inch model, with upgraded RAM (8GB) and SSD (128GB). I update it regularly without issue and spend about 9-10 hours a day using it - so I think I'm well qualified to pass judgement on it - heck, I'm writing this review on it!

I'm going to try and highlight 2 instances of use in this review - office use and travelling - the Air performs admirably in both, but you'll see some differences between them that might help you make up your mind as to whether the Air's a suitable laptop for your needs.

Price - not so much an issue for me as this is a work device, but the Air isn't cheap. The basic 11" model starts at £849 and climbs right up £1200 for the 13" inch model, but I'll say straight off the bat, you don't need the 13" model unless you have terrible eyesight - the 11" screen is beautifully crisp and more than adequate.

Look & Feel - some people would jump on my back for this comment, but it's very true, even to the point where people try to duplicate Apple's style. Simply put, this is the most beautiful laptop you've ever seen. Everywhere I've taken it it's had admiring glances - from night flights where people have noted it's backlit keyboard, to the London Tube system. Admittedly, that might've been some scamp eyeing it up to nick it, but still - there's no denying this is a desirable machine.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Apple Convert 6 July 2013
By Viv
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Love it, love it!!! Always buy the unlimited, global tuition package from Apple which allows one-to-one tuition for as many times as you like for a whole year. Mac's are the best, don't even think of buying anything else. They are light, slimline and slot into a handbag if necessary. Fast and fabulous - my new best friend.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars As expected 7 Jun 2013
By Dee
This was a16th Birthday gift for my daughter & she is absolutely delighted with it. Excellent value for money, searched other places bt this was by far the cheapest but still with great specs.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
im did not by this item someone hacked into my computer
Published 1 day ago by Colin HUNT
5.0 out of 5 stars Macbookair
I purchased this laptop for my husband for Christmas- it arrived within two days, was well-packaged and as described in the advert. Read more
Published 6 months ago by Kindle Customer
4.0 out of 5 stars Excellent in many ways..
… but the OS drives me mad. Finding files through the laughably named 'Finder' can be a nightmare, give me MS Windows Explorer any day. Read more
Published 6 months ago by A. B. Fisher
5.0 out of 5 stars Great machine with incredible size and ultimate sleek touch
The machine is great from the moment you get it out of the box and press the turn-on button. Out of the box you have 7 hours of battery which is more than enough to let you explore... Read more
Published 10 months ago by Waleed Khalaf
4.0 out of 5 stars Works well
I actually bought this for my son; I have the Macbook Pro which I love (apart from the weight) and he lusted after it for a year before I bought the thinner lighter version for... Read more
Published 13 months ago by Anne
1.0 out of 5 stars DO NOT BUY FROM BERMARKET
DO NOT BUY FROM BERMARKET. THIS IS A FAKE PIECE OF TRASH. MIGHT BE A USA MODEL BUT CERTAINLY NOT UK LIKE I ORDERED. DIDN'T EVEN COME WITH A REAL BOX JUST SOME CARDBOARD. Read more
Published 14 months ago by sinewavves
5.0 out of 5 stars good deal
ok, I had to wait a while, approx 10 days, but all was fine and love the product, no probs with the company being in China
Published 15 months ago by martin eisenwood
4.0 out of 5 stars Some reservations but good overall
Pros:
Slim, light and very portable. Can take it almost anywhere.
Fast transfer times - transferred about 300 songs and a load of podcasts from multiple memory sticks in... Read more
Published 16 months ago by M. Cooper
5.0 out of 5 stars MacBook Air
It arrived a lot sooner that originally advised and was a very good price for Mac Air. Excellent laptop and easy to use.
Published 16 months ago by T R Wedgeworth
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