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Apple MacBook Air Early 2014
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Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 13.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jul 2015
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Both the 11- and 13-inch MacBook Air now feature the latest generation of Intel processors, the Core i5 and i7. With speeds up to 1.8GHz and faster memory, the new MacBook Air gains up to 2.5x the... More
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5 Reasons For

Apple Has Excellent Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 3,157 expert and user reviews, Apple has excellent reviews for its laptops. Apple also has excellent reviews specifically for its MacBooks.

Has a Front Camera

The MacBook Air Early 2014 has a front camera, as do most of the other MacBooks that have been around for a similar time to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

Other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. This portable PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most notebook PCs of this type and age have an 802.11a wi-Fi standards. This Apple portable PC also have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g wi-Fi standardss.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

Across similar types of notebook PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The MacBook Air Early 2014 is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec only have between 16 and 255 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Short Battery Life (max)

Laptops of this age and type have battery life (max)s of between 7h and 12h. The MacBook Air Early 2014 has one of the shortest battery life (max)s (only 7 hours) amongst MacBooks of this age.

If you want a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to look at the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2015 (9h) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Apple MacBook Air Early 2014 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other MacBooks that came out more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,600 megahertz, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has one of the slower memory clock speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the memory clock speeds range from 1,600MHz to 1,900MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,700MHz.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Apple MacBook Air Early 2014

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this Apple portable PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Macbook Pro Mid 2015 (16GB), or the MacBook Pro Early 2015 (16GB) both from Apple which is also higher rated.

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SSD Storage Media

This laptop has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many MacBooks that have been on the market for a similar time to 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.

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1440 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.7 gigahertz, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other MacBooks that were launched around the same time as the MacBook Air Early 2014.

If this notebook PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2015 (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The MacBook Air Early 2014 has a fairly average total storage capacity (256 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

We compared all the other 256GB total storage capacity laptops to this laptop and we think the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Macbook Pro Mid 2015 (512GB), or the MacBook Pro Early 2015 (512GB) both from Apple which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 13.3 inches, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

Notebook PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2015 (15.4") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 1.4 kilograms, the MacBook Air Early 2014 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the MacBook Air Early 2014.

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Specification

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Solid-State Drive Capacity
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Touchscreen
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Full HD
LED Backlight
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
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Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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Wi-Fi
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3G
Bluetooth
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TV Out Port
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
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S/PDIF Out Port
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DVI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Expert Reviews

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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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Adems, gracias a que su carcasa, que es de aluminio, es resistente a ralladuras e incluso algunos golpes
Cuenta con la cuarta generacin de procesadores Intel, el cual increment
Es un equipo ultra ligero y delgado, as que es muy fcil de transportar, adems de que gracias a que su carcasa es metlica es resistente a ralladuras o golpes
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1 September 2015

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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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