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Apple MacBooks have excellent reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Apple is one of the top rated brands.
Has a Front Camera
The Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the Macbook Air Mid 2012 also have a front camera.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Apple Macbook Air Early 2014[plb_2309587_price].
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also have a full-size keyboard.
We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think the Apple Macbook Air Early 2014[plb_2309587_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on MacBooks that have been around for more than two years.
Portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Macbook Air Mid 2012 have weights of between 920g and 2.6kg, and the average weight is 1.9kg. With a weight of only 1.4 kilograms, the Macbook Air Mid 2012 is quite light compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Macbook Air Mid 2012.
11 Reasons Against
Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
The Macbook Air Mid 2012 is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.
Very Small Total Storage Capacity
At only 128 gigabytes, the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other MacBooks that came out around the same time as the Macbook Air Mid 2012. The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Macbook Air Mid 2012 is 410GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 120GB to 1TB.
Very Old PCI Express Slots Version
With a PCI Express slots version of only 2, the Macbook Air Mid 2012 has one of the older PCI Express slots versions amongst MacBooks of this age. The PCI Express slots versions of MacBooks that have been available for a comparable time to the Macbook Air Mid 2012 range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.5.
Very Slow Processor Frequency
The processor frequencys of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 1.3GHz to 3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.8 gigahertz, the Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a fairly slow processor frequency compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Macbook Air Mid 2012.
+8 More reasons against
Only 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 notebook PCs of this age and type.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Macbook Air Mid 2012 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the Macbook Air Mid 2012 also do not have a touchscreen.
Only Two Processor Threadss
The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 is a two processor threads laptop. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Macbook Air Mid 2012 have between two and seven processor threadss.
Very Slow Processor Boost Frequency
MacBooks that have been around for around the same time as the Macbook Air Mid 2012 have processor boost frequencys of between 2.6GHz and 4GHz. The Macbook Air Mid 2012 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 2.8 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.
Very Low Speaker Power
The average speaker power of laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1.3W, and the speaker powers range from 1W to 1.5W. The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has one of the lower speaker powers (only 1 Watt) amongst notebook PCs of this age.
Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
The battery capacity (Watt hours)s of MacBooks that have been available for more than two years range from 35Wh to 95Wh. The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 50 watt-hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Macbook Air Mid 2012.
Very Small Flash Memory
Across all the MacBooks that were released more than two years ago the flash memorys range from 120GB to 1TB, and the average flash memory is 330GB. The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has one of the smaller flash memorys (only 128 gigabytes) amongst MacBooks of this age.
6 Other reasons to consider the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012
Released Over Three Years Ago
Apple released the Macbook Air Mid 2012 over three years ago.
Average Internal Memory
The Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a pretty average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
If this Apple portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2014 Retina[plb_2392904_price] (16GB) which also has a higher rating.
SSD Storage Media
This portable PC has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for more than two years. 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.
We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops that have an SSD storage media and we think because of it's better review score, the MacBook Pro Late 2013 Retina[pl_2191590_price], and the MacBook Air Early 2014[pl_2213130_price] both from Apple is also worth considering.
+4 Other reasons
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
The Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most MacBooks that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it have an Intel Core i7 processor family.
Average Battery Life (max)
With a battery life (max) of 7 hours, the Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a relatively standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
If you want a portable PC with a longer battery life (max) then you might also want to consider the Apple Macbook Pro Retina[plb_2685254_price] (8h) which also has a higher rating.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 13.3 inches, the Apple Macbook Air Mid 2012 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
If this notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the Apple Macbook Pro Late 2011[plb_1786902_price] (15.4") which is also higher rated.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i5
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Number of Processors Supported
Maximum Number of SMP Processors
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
1440 x 900
Display Number of Colours
16.78 million colours
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
2560 x 1600
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Intel HD Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Number of Built-In Speakers
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Ports & Interfaces
TV Out Port
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Thunderbolt Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Ambient Light Sensor
Operating System Installed
Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
IPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand, Safari, iCal, Time Machine, FaceTime
Mail, Messages, Contacts, Calendar, Safari, Reminders, Notification Center, Notes, Dictation, iCloud, Time Machine, FaceTime, Photo Booth, AirPlay, Game Center, Mac App Store, iTunes, Gatekeeper, iLife, iPhoto, iMovie, GarageBand
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