Earlier today, Apple officially launched a brand new MacBook Air with plenty of worthwhile upgrades over the previous model.

The 2020 MacBook Air comes in two variants, either with an Intel Core i3 processor or an Intel Core i5 processor. The new laptop can also be customized to meet your needs for built-in storage and RAM. So we’ve put together a quick breakdown of the technical specifications for Apple’s newest MacBook Air. So let’s get right to it.

2020 MacBook Air technical specifications

Colors

  • Rose Gold
  • Silver
  • Space Gray

Price

  • $999
  • $1,299

Display

  • 13.3-inch display with IPS technology and 2560 x 1600 resolution
  • 227 pixels per inch (PPI)
  • 16:10 aspect ratio
  • True Tone technology

Size and weight

  • Height: 0.16–0.63 inch (0.41–1.61 cm)
  • Weight: 11.97 inches (30.41 cm)
  • Depth: 8.36 inches (21.24 cm)
  • Weight: 2.8 pounds (1.29 kg)

Processors

  • 1.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i3 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz, 4MB L3 cache
  • 1.1GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz, 6MB L3 cache
  • 1.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz, 8MB L3 cache

Storage

  • 256GB PCIe-based SSD
  • 512GB
  • 1TB
  • 2TB

Memory

  • 8GB of 3733MHz LPDDR4X onboard memory
  • 16GB

Graphics

  • Intel Iris Plus graphics
  • Support for Thunderbolt 3-enabled external graphics processors (eGPUs)

Battery and power

  • Up to 11 hours wireless web
  • Up to 12 hours Apple TV app movie playback
  • Up to 30 days standby time
  • 49.9-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery built in
  • 30W USB-C Power Adapter; USB-C power port

Video support

  • One external 5K display with 5120-by-2880 resolution at 60Hz at millions of colors
  • Up to two external 4K displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution at 60Hz at millions of colors
  • One external 6K display with 6016-by-3384 resolution at 60Hz at millions of colors
  • Thunderbolt 3 digital video output via Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C and VGA, HDMI, and Thunderbolt 2 output using adapters (sold separately)

Camera

  • 720p FaceTime HD camera

Touch ID

  • Touch ID fingerprint sensor

Charging and expansion

  • Pari of Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports that support charging, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt (up to 40Gb/s) and USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)

Wireless

  • Wi-Fi: 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking and IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
  • Bluetooth: 5.0 wireless technology

Audio

  • Stereo speakers
  • Wide stereo sound
  • Support for Dolby Atmos playback
  • Three-mic array with directional beamforming
  • 3.5mm headphone jack

Keyboard and trackpad

  • Backlit Magic Keyboard with scissor keys
  • 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys in an inverted-T arrangement
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures

Operating System

  • macOS

Electrical and operating requirements

  • Line voltage: 100V to 240V AC
  • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz
  • Storage temperature: −13° to 113° F (−25° to 45° C)
  • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
  • Relative humidity: 0% to 90% noncondensing
  • Operating altitude: tested up to 10,000 feet
  • Maximum storage altitude: 15,000 feet
  • Maximum shipping altitude: 35,000 feet

Built-in apps

  • QuickTime Player
  • Find My
  • Podcasts
  • Music
  • Time Machine
  • App Store
  • Books
  • Preview
  • Photo Booth
  • Reminders
  • Contacts
  • Calendar
  • Notes
  • Voice Memos
  • Home
  • Stocks
  • News
  • Maps
  • Messages
  • FaceTime
  • Mail
  • Safari
  • Siri
  • Keynote
  • Numbers
  • Pages
  • GarageBand
  • iMovie
  • Photos

Accessibility

  • Accessibility features help people with disabilities get the most out of their new MacBook Air. With built-in support for vision, hearing, mobility, and learning, you can create and do amazing things.
  • Voice Control
  • VoiceOver
  • Zoom
  • Increase Contrast
  • Reduce Motion
  • Siri and Dictation
  • Switch Control
  • Closed Captions
  • Text to Speech

What’s in the box

  • MacBook Air
  • 30W USB-C Power Adapter
  • USB-C charge cable (2m)