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Apple MacBook Air Early 2014
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Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 2 Core Intel Core I5 1.4GHz 4GB 256GB SSD 11.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5 1.4GHz 4GB May 2014
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Up To 12 Hours Of Battery Life. It Won T Call It A Day Until You Do.The 11-inch MacBook Air lasts up to 9 hours between charges and the 13-inch model lasts up to an incredible 12 hours. So from... More
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7 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This portable PC received an expert rating of 90 out of 100 from Mac World. That puts this MacBook in the top 13% of all the laptops of a comparable age and spec.

Excellent Brand

We checked 3,157 expert and user reviews for Apple notebook PCs and found that on average Apple has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Apple has excellent ratings specifically for its MacBooks.

Has a Front Camera

The Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including the Macbook Pro, or the MacBook Air Mid 2012 both from Apple which has better reviews.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the MacBook Air Early 2014 also have a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including the Macbook Pro, or the MacBook Air Mid 2012 both from Apple which has better reviews.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many MacBooks that were released more than two years ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of this type and age.

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Very Light

The weights of MacBooks that came out more than two years ago range from 920g to 2.6kg, and the average weight is 1.9kg. With a weight of only 1.1 kilograms, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years the discrete graphics adapter memorys range from 0.25GB to 2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 0.68GB. At only 0.25 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the MacBook Air Early 2014 have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 440MHz. The Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other MacBooks that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Air Early 2014. Across all the laptops of this type and age the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 1,000MHz to 1,300MHz.

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Very Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of notebook PCs of this type and age is 14". With a display diagonal of only 11.6 inches, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

If this notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2014 Retina (15.4") which also has a higher rating.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The slowest processor frequency of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the MacBook Air Early 2014 is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.4GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.4 gigahertz, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has a very slow processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth looking at include the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2014 Retina (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

When compared to other MacBooks that have been around for more than two years that we have assessed, the internal memory of the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest internal memory of MacBooks that were released around the same time as the MacBook Air Early 2014 is 4GB and the biggest is 16GB.

We compared all the other 4GB internal memory laptops to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Air Mid 2012 is also worth considering.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2014 Retina (16GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other MacBooks that were launched more than two years ago, the MacBook Air Early 2014 does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 35 watt-hours, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a very small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other MacBooks that were released more than two years ago. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the MacBook Air Early 2014 is 35Wh and the biggest is 95Wh.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the MacBook Air Early 2014 the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.9MP to 1MP. At only 0.9 megapixels, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The processor boost frequencys of MacBooks that have been available for a similar time to the MacBook Air Early 2014 range from 2.6GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.3GHz.

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Very Small Processor Cache

MacBooks that came out more than two years ago have processor caches of between 3MB and 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.5MB. At only 3 megabytes, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other MacBooks that are a comparable age to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

Most portable PCs of this age and type have between two and seven processor threadss, including the MacBook Air Early 2014 which has four processor threadss.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Apple released the MacBook Air Early 2014.

SSD Storage Media

This portable PC has an SSD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

It may also be worth considering one of the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the Macbook Pro, the MacBook Air Mid 2012, or the Macbook Pro all from Apple.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 9 hours, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a pretty average battery life (max) compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been around for a comparable time to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 256 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2014 Retina (512GB and higher rated).

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Specification

Design
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Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Flash Memory
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
TV Out Port
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
Headphone Connectivity
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Ambient Light Sensor
Start-Up Time
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Built-In Touchpad
Numeric Keypad
Keyboard Language
Number of Hot Keys
Keyboard Number of Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Bundled Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Non-Operating Altitude
Operating Altitude
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Certificates
Wi-Fi Certified
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Thunderbolt Technology

Expert Reviews

(7)
22 April 2015

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26 June 2013

La cuvée 2013 du MacBook Air est excellente. Apple a réussi à augmenter de manière significative l'autonomie de son ultraportable sans sacrifier la puissance et la légèreté. Certains...

Fantastic battery life
Haswell processors
Improved graphics
WiFi ac
The new 11inch MacBook Air manages a phenomenal 10plushour battery life
No Retina screen
No significant upgrade to form factor
Not user upgradeable
Processors not as fast as last generation
New CPUs don't really boost performance over last year's Air
2 April 2013

Ik ben op zoek naar een nieuwe computer en laat me eerlijk zijn? ik ben verliefd op het o-zo-populaire appeltje! Dan is de keuze snel gemaakt zou je denken, maar niets is minder waar! Er zijn... Read more…

Durao de bateria excepcional
Desempenho grfico est melhor, teclado e touchpad continuam imbatveis
SSD mais rpido do que a verso anterior
WiFi com novo padro 802.11ac
No houve avano nas portas de conexo
25 December 2013

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Great battery life
Fast, responsive performance
Iconic thin, light design
Lower price than last year
Up to 130 cheaper than 2013 model
Lowerres screen than rivals
No optical drive
Ethernet or HDMI port
Still no Retina display
Slower storage resulting in sluggish write speeds
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User Reviews

(43)
Reviewed 22 August 2013 by Icon DRT
Icon DRT would recommend the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 MF068 (Verified Purchase)

This is a fantastic computer in terms of all-day battery life, small form-factor for easy mobility, and surprisingly fast performance given the Haswell CPU and updated Flash Drive. I purchased the... Read more…

Reviewed 18 September 2015 by CT
CT would recommend the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 MF068

Ordered it 9/15, received 9/17. It is brand new, factory sealed, manufactured around 10/2014 and preloaded with OS X Yosemite 10.10. It is a beauty! Comparing to the 2015 model with newer 5th gen... Read more…

Reviewed 2 October 2013 by R0m
R0m would recommend the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 MF068 (Verified Purchase)

My MacBook Air i7 is my main primary computer - fast, light, responsive and I can work 10 hours without need to worry about to have a power plug near by.The pros:- the new PCI SDD makes the hd... Read more…

Reviewed 13 May 2014 by Swedish pilot
Swedish pilot would recommend the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 MF068 (Verified Purchase)

Have spent many years at the office and home working from a PC. Some programs would run only on Windows such as AutoCAD so didn't have much of a choice. After purchasing a MacBook Pro a few years... Read more…

Reviewed 18 March 2015 by Gmack23
Gmack23 would recommend the Apple MacBook Air 13.3 inch - Mid 2013 MD760/MD761 (Verified Purchase)

I've used PC's and never had a mac b4, made the plunge and glad i did. This is a great laptop for just everyday use nothing to crazy. The price was a little high but i feel like I made a good... Read more…

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