Apple MacBook Air 13 (Late 2020) - Specs

HDD/SSD
up to 2000GB SSD
RAM
up to 16GB
OS
Mac OS X, Chrome OS
Dimensions
304.1 x 212.4 x 0.4 ~ 16.1 mm (11.97" x 8.36" x 0.02")
Weight
1.29 kg (2.8 lbs)
Body material
Aluminum
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Thunderbolt 3, Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort
  • Card reader
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5mm Combo Jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader Touch ID
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Three-mic array with directional beamforming
  • Speakers 2 Stereo Speakers
  • Optical drive optional
  • Security Lock slot
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Force Touch trackpad

GPU performance

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the GPUs that come in the Apple MacBook Air 13 (Late 2020) series.

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

 

Apple MacBook Air 13 (Late 2020) in-depth review

For years on, the MacBook Air was left behind - looking dated, having inferior TN panels, and featuring significantly less capable hardware. However, after Apple has solved the first two aspects of the MacBook Air in 2019, things took an immediate turnaround, when they introduced the M1 chip. Its low-voltage ARM nature enabled Apple to completely remove the fan from the chassis, thus resulting in a completely silent laptop, that happens to be extremely capable. So, for the lowly $999, you[...]

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Pros

  • Exceptional performance from the Apple M1 SoC
  • The Touch ID is quick and accurate
  • Full sRGB coverage and accurate color representation
  • Supports Wi-Fi 6 and features two Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • Doesn't use PWM
  • Great build quality
  • Exceptional battery life
  • Loud and dynamic speakers

Cons

  • I/O is limited to two Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • Soldered RAM and storage
  • Thermal throttling at long heavy loadss

 

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