MacBook Air 13-inch Mid 2011 Explained

Source: apple.com – MacBook Air 13-inch

The Apple MacBook Air 13-inch Mid 2011 is a notebook computer designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2011 to 2012 as part of the MacBook Air computers. The computer was introduced on July 20, 2011, and its price started at $1,299.

The new MacBook Air features a 1.7 GHz Intel Core i5 or 1.8 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 13.3″ LED-backlit TFT glossy widescreen Display, all-new aluminum unibody case, 4 GB of RAM, 128 GB or 256 GB of flash memory (SSD), built-in Bluetooth 4.0, FaceTime camera, ambient light sensor, illuminated keyboard, Thunderbolt port, and 384 MB Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphics in the base model.

This MacBook has been discontinued on June 11, 2012. Today MacBook Air 13-inch Mid 2011 is 12 years old!

MacBook Air 13-inch Mid 2011 Details

Introduced July 20, 2011 – 12 years ago
Discontinued June 11, 2012 – 11 years ago
Last Software Update November 12, 2020 – 3 years ago
Time on the Market 327 days (10 months)
Time of Support 111 months (9 years)
Model Identifier MacBookAir4,2
Model Number A1369
EMC 2469
Order Number MC965LL/A (128 GB)
MC966LL/A (256 GB)
Original Price $1,299 (128 GB)
$1,599 (256 GB)
Colors Aluminum unibody
Weight 2.9 Ibs.
1.315 KG
Dimensions 0.11 – 0.68” H x 12.8” W x 8.94” D
0.27 – 1.72 cm H x 32.51 cm W x 22.7 cm D

MacBook Air 13-inch Tech Specs

Processor

Processor Intel Core i5 2557M “Sandy Bridge” (1.7 GHz)
Intel Core i7 2677M “Sandy Bridge” (1.8 GHz)
Processor Speed 1.7 GHz
1.8 GHz
Architecture 64-bit
Number of Cores 2
System Bus Intel Direct Media Interface (DMI) at 2.5 GT/s
Cache 3 MB shared L3 (1.7 GHz)
4 MB shared L3 (1.8 GHz)

Storage & Media

Storage 128 GB (SSD)
256 GB (SSD)
Media 1 – MacBook Air SuperDrive (Optional)

Memory

Built-in Memory 4 GB DDR3 PC3-10600 SDRAM 1333 MHz
Maximum Memory 4 GB
Memory Slots None
Interleaving Support Yes

Display

Built-in Display 13.3″ LED-backlit TFT glossy widescreen Display
Pixel Density Unknown
Brightness Unknown
Resolutions 640 x 480
720 x 480
800 x 500
800 x 600
1024 x 640
1024 x 768
1152 x 720
1280 x 800
1440 x 900 (native)

Graphics

Graphics Card Intel HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Memory 384 MB DDR3 SDRAM shared with main memory*
Display Connection 1 – Thunderbolt port
Display Modes Dual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
External Resolution Up to 2560 by 1600 pixels
Camera FaceTime camera (640 x 480)
*Minimum graphics memory usage is 384 MB

Expansion

Expansion Slots 1 – Secure Digital (SD)
Hard Drive Interface 6.0 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
Bays None

Connections

Wi-Fi 802.11n
Ethernet USB Ethernet Adapter or Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (Optional)
Modem None
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
Infrared None
USB 2 – 480 Mbps
Thunderbolt 1 – Thunderbolt 1 (Up to 10 Gbps)
Audio In 1 – Built-in microphone
Audio Out 1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
2 – Built-in speakers
Display 1 – Thunderbolt port
Security Slot None

Sensors

Motion Sensor None
Liquid Sensor Liquid Contact Indicators (LCI)

Keyboard and trackpad

Keyboard Full-size keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys
Trackpad Multi-Touch trackpad

Software

Original OS Mac OS X 10.7
Later OS Mac OS X 10.7.2
Mac OS X 10.7.3
Maximum OS macOS 10.13.6
Firmware Intel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
AirDrop Supported
Power Nap Supported
Bundled Software Mac OS X 10.7
iLife ’11 (includes iTunes, iMovie, GarageBand)

Power

System Battery Integrated 50 W Lithium-Polymer
Backup Battery None
Battery Life Up to 7 hours
Maximum Battery Cycles 1000
Maximum Continuous Power Unknown
Line Voltage 100-240 V AC
Power Adapter 45 W MagSafe Power Adapter

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