Apple MacBook Air 13.3 inch Summer 2011 - Core i5/i7
The 13-inch MacBook Air models get a 1.7GHz Intel Core i5-2637M processor, 4GB of RAM, and either 128GB or 256GB of flash storage for $1,299 or $1,599, respectively. Configure to order options include a 1.8 GHz Core i7-2677M processor and additional flash storage, but unfortunately no discrete graphics, only the built-in HD 3000 from Intel.
Thin and very light.
Very slim and light.
Premium aluminum body.
Glass touchpad is still great.
Beautiful high-resolution display.
Surprisingly enjoyable audio.
Second-gen Core i5.
Huge performance improvement.
Middling screen resolution.
No matte option.
128GB SSD is a lot smaller than a standard hard drive.
Starts at $40 more than the 13-inch MacBook Pro.
No more than 4GB of RAM.
Can't be user upgraded.
Not as fast as costlier rivals.
Battery life could still be longer.
Display isn't as vivid as on a MacBook Pro or similar.
Some features require a learning curve.
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