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The Apple Macbook Air 11-inch is a high-end ultra-low voltage notebook PC from Apple, released in late 2010.

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Pros

the smallest and lightest MacBook to date - 11.6" design, 2.3 pounds

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beautiful full size keyboard and multitouch trackpad

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capable of running Apple's own OSX, Microsoft Windows or any other x86 compatible operating system

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stunning aluminum unibody construction

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affordable price point for an Apple laptop

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dual full size USB 2.0 ports

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Mini DisplayPort output for digital connection to an external display

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dual core Intel Core 2 Duo processor - not a low end Atom based design

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1366 x 768px resolution display - 720p capable

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instant on with up to 30 days of standby life

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64 or 128GB of solid state storage - much faster and less damage prone than a spinning disk drive

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FaceTime camera (webcam)

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available at launch

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respectable Nvidia GeForce 320M graphics - much more powerful than Intel GMA

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2GB of memory standard

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Cons

non-user-replaceable battery

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less than ideal 5-hour battery life

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disk storage is embedded in the device, no user replaceable options

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compromising 1.4GHz processor - far from a powerhouse

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gives up performance, user replaceable components and battery life in exchange for compact and lightweight form factor

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lacks keyboard backlighting

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display is glossy

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The Apple Macbook Air 11-inch is a high-end ultra-low voltage notebook PC from Apple, released in late 2010. This model is a step-down from the MacBook Air 13-inch model, as the larger version features a faster processor, a higher resolution screen and longer battery life. Both iterations of the 11-inch Air come with a standardized 1.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB of memory and NVIDIA GeForce 320M graphics. The only specification differentiating the two notebooks is 64GB and 128GB flash storage options. Other features include a multi-touch trackpad, a 720p-capable screen and 5 hours of battery life. Wireless options include 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR. Other connectivity modes include two USB 2.0 inputs, Mini DisplayPort output and a single headphone jack.

Features
  • 1.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor
  • 11.6” LED backlit glossy widescreen display
  • 1366 x 768 native resolution
  • 64GB or 128GB flash storage options
  • Multi-touch trackpad
  • 5 hours of battery life
  • 30 days standby time
  • FaceTime camera
  • Mini DisplayPort out
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