Apple MacBook Air 11.6 inch - Summer 2012

  • Apple MacBook Air 11.6 inch - Summer 2012
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Based on 22 scores, 38 reviews available
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    13
  • Good:
    8
  • Average:
    1
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    0

Pros:

  • Thin and Light.
  • Third Generation Intel Core processor.
  • Bright screen.

Cons:

  • Ultrabooks are catching up on weight and performance.
  • Middling battery life.

Expert reviews and ratings

By tech.uk.msn.com on 90

It may have been overshadowed by the launch of Apple's new MacBook Pro with its dazzling Retina display, but this updated version of the superslim MacBook Air is still Apple's main offering for ordinary home users and students.That's somewhat appalling,...

By CNET Australia on 85

The MacBook Air 11 continues to be a wonderfully portable laptop, suiting travel or those who are constantly on the move. While an IPS screen would be nice and the default storage sizes need to be raised, this is a lovely piece of engineering that has...

By makeuseof.com on -

In my mind, people who purchase the MacBook Air have should have a clear idea of what they wish to accomplish with it. There's only one reason you should own a MacBook Air: for the portability. If you're in transit a lot, and need a capable lightweight...

By itproportal.com on 70

The MacBook Air 11in (mid-2012) is a great laptop for writers. It's speedy enough for day to day use, very light – even if you cart along the AC adapter – and highly portable in general. The downside is that today’s ultrabooks have caught up in terms...

By NotebookCheck on 88

The Apple MacBook Air 11 Mid 2012 is the third generation of the premium subnotebook, that had to prove itself in our detailed testing. The aluminum unibody and the pleasant input devices continue to be Apple's hallmarks, which have not been updated....

By DigitalVersus on 80

The 2012 version of the MacBook Air 11" has added processor power and battery life to the 2011 stock and is just as excellent of a deal in terms of size, capability and make. On the downside, it's still lacking in all the same areas: skimpy...

By Computer Shopper on 90

Apple updates its smallest MacBook Air for 2012 with a speedier CPU and USB 3.0 ports, while retaining the design elements that make it an outstanding ultraportable. It faces more competition these days (from Windows ultrabooks), but it's still the...

By PC Advisor on 90

Looking beyond our misgivings over the cheaper screen, the 2012 MacBook Air 11in is an improvement in every direction for the smallest and cutest Mac portable ever made....

By uk.hardware.info on -

The 11-inch MacBook Air is small and compact, and a very low weight of 1.08 kg. The performance is very good thanks to the third generation Intel Core i5 processor, and it has fast connectivity with the USB 3.0 ports and the Thunderbolt connector. The...

By Digital Trends on 90

After a year of releases from PC manufacturers, the MacBook Air remains the ultra-thin laptop that sets the standard for the industry. Its build quality, design, and value are difficult for any PC alternative to match. Most can rival the MacBook Air in...

By T3 Magazine on 80

Back in 2008, Apple made laptops cool again by unleashing the super-skinny MacBook Air . The slimline beauty was made even thinner in 2010, and the 2012 version – which is on review here – is the latest iteration of that design. Packing the latest Intel...

By TechRadar on 90

While Apple doesn't own the exclusive rights to the super-skinny notebook guest list any longer, it is still the market leader. But while the latest MacBook Air impressed us greatly, the wow-factor has worn off slightly, due to this being the third...

By cnet on 80

The new 11-inch MacBook Air is every bit as fast as the 13-inch Air, despite its smaller size, but you'll give up 2 hours of battery life in the...

By Expert Reviews on 100

Perfection improved, and still one of the few options if you want an 11in ultra-portable laptop...

By HardwareHeaven on 90

Looking first to the build quality of the new 2012 MacBook Air we have a device which very much looks and feels like the previous model. That isn't a bad thing though as the quality of that older model was top notch in many regards. We get a nice...

By theregister.co.uk on 90

This year’s MacBook Air hasn’t been reinvented in the same way as the MacBook Pro has. It’s essentially a housekeeping update that introduces Intel's Ivy Bridge platform and at long last brings in USB 3. Existing owners won’t need to rush out and...

International Review By parentesis.com on 90

Ideal para personas que necesitan una computadora eficaz y portable. Tiene todos los beneficios del sistema operativo Mountain Lion, batería de larga duración y componentes que la hacen veloz al trabajar con programas...

International Review By parentesis.com on 90

Una Ultrabook que recomiendo a los universtarios que están buscando un equipo que puedan llevar a todas partes y que les permita trabajar por muchas horas sin tener que preocuparse por la autonomía de la...

International Review By Chip.de on 81

Neben dem 13,3-Zoll-Modell hat Apple auch das kleinste MacBook Air mit 11,6 Zoll großer Bildschirm-Diagonale aufgemöbelt. Dabei ändert der Hersteller nichts an der ohnehin sehr schicken Optik und am handlichen Format. Das Gewicht von...

International Review By NotebookCheck on 88

Le Apple MacBook Air 11 Mi 2012 est la troisième génération du nom. le boîtier aluminum unibody et les excellents dispositifs d'entrée reste la marque de fabrique Apple. On pourra compter sur le processeur Intel Core i5-3317U Ivy Bridge dual-core et...