Apple MacBook Air 11.6 inch - Fall 2010 Edition - Intel Core 2 Duo MC505S / MC506S

  • Apple MacBook Air 11.6 inch - Fall 2010 Edition - Intel Core 2 Duo MC505S / MC506S
82
Based on 54 scores, 77 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    17
  • Good:
    31
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Extremely thin and light, sturdy build quality, very good display, comfortable keyboard, excellent trackpad, good battery life, quick startup time, respectable performance despite slow processor
  • Beautiful design, extremely snappy and an awesome standby time.
  • Slim, thin, elegant, stylish, Unibody aluminum shell, well built, Builtin flashstorage is really fast, Improved Nvidia GeForce 320M graphics, Battery lasts 5 hours, Runs surprisingly cool

Cons:

  • No backlight for keyboard, no external battery status indicator, speakers could have been bit louder, 64GB on base model is too less, 128GB model is too expensive
  • No backlit keyboard, No 3G and a bit underwhelming performance

Expert reviews and ratings

By DigitalVersus on 80

The Macbook Air is an ultra-portable with a good power/size ratio. Note however that if size is not a decisive factor in your choice, the MacBook Pro offers better battery life and much better performance....

By CNET UK on 80

The 11-inch Apple MacBook Air is remarkably thin and really enjoyable to use. But its paltry port selection and lack of real grunt mean it won't appeal to...

By Pocket-lint on 90

The MacBook Air isn’t about affordability, it’s about making a statement, it’s about travelling light without having to sacrifice power and design. It won’t suit every taste and the lack of optical drive and connections will make...

By PC Authority on 83

The Apple MacBook Air 11in has incredible engineering that squeezes just enough power and longevity from the skinniest of chassis. Here's our review....

By PCQuest on

Apple's Macbook Air is a a notebook that is aimed at people who like to travel light and still have the full functionality of notebook. The original Macbook Air that was launched in 2008 got updates through 2008 and 2009 in terms of hardware, but...

By TechTree on 80

The 64GB MacBook Air is priced at Rs. 60,900 (MRP). Now it might seem that the price is a bit on the higher side, but as we found out during the review, you do actually get what you pay for. Let's face it; you will be hard pressed to find a machine...

By eTech Reviews on

We have all been waiting for Apple to announce the 11 inch MacBook Air, there were widespread rumors about it and when Apple finally showed it at the Mac Event, I realized that it was one of the worst kept secrets. Apart from the new 11 inch laptop,...

By Tbreak.com on 80

Apple leads- others follow as far as hardware designs are concerned. From the MacBook to the iPhone to the Air and the iPad, we have seen Apple create wonderful designs that other manufacturers have been “inspired” by. And by looking at the...

By Zath UK on

To A Comprehensive ReviewTaking in to account the number of considerations that have to be made when creating a product such as the MacBook Air, it’s incredible to think that so much has been packed in to such a small enclosure. When you use the...

By PCWorld India on 84

The 11-inch MacBook Air ultraportable laptop is an elegant style statement. It has speedy flash storage, improved graphics and offers 5 hours of battery life. A well-balanced 11-inch premium slim laptop that sells for an attractive price....

By CRN on

Page 1 of 4 When Apple launched its updated line of MacBook Air notebooks, the company effectively went to war with every way we've come to use Windows-based mobile PCs for the past 15 years. In many ways, it's untying us from the past and...

By Tech2 on 80

The new 11-inch Air is undeniably gorgeous and will win many people over purely for its looks, but is sadly just a bit too underpowered to be recommended...

By NotebookCheck on 89

The 11" MacBook Air is an exceptional subnotebook. The case, input devices, and the graphics performance have yet to find an equal in this class. The antiquated Core 2 Duo SU9400 may be significantly slower than modern Core i5 ULV processors, but...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

Apple's MacBook Air isn't for everyone; its modest specifications, limited ports and relatively small storage will disappoint some. However, those after a light, functional and superbly built ultraportable notebook with excellent battery life...

By TechRadar on 90

Although an excellent technological achievement, the MacBook Air has previously struggled to find its niche in the Apple notebook range. It was too expensive to compete with the low-end MacBook, and not powerful enough to replace the higher-specced...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

It was a long time coming, but after months upon months of speculation, there was very little surprise when Apple finally announced that it had indeed been . It’s important to remember, of course, that the 11in MacBook Air is decidedly not a...

By IT PRO on 83

The 11in MacBook Air is an impressively slender, lightweight laptop with a large, comfortable keyboard, a bright screen and long battery life. If you can afford it, it’s a good choice if you want an ultra-portable laptop that’s more capable...

By Channel Pro on

An incredible piece of engineering that squeezes just enough power and battery life from the skinniest chassis imaginable We’re not entirely sure what category the MacBook Air 11in belongs in. On the face of it, it’s an executive...

By Sydney Morning Herald on 60

from $1199 (1.4GHz, 64GB hard disk) 3/5 Advertisement: Story continues below "Netbooks aren't better than anything." That was Steve Jobs's summation of the cut-down, ultra-portable, cheap and cheerful netbook computers that typically...

By RegHardware on 75

If you have any sense at all of the aesthetics of computing products, you have to agree that the 11.6in MacBook Air is a beautiful laptop. It's more portable than any netbook or sub-notebook, let alone 13-inchers and above. It's a real joy to...