Editors Liked

  • Speedier processor
  • Thunderbolt port for a little future proofing
  • High-def FaceTime camera records 720p video in iMovie
  • FireWire is still around
  • Stylish And Sturdy Design
  • Excellent Keyboard
  • Long Battery Life
  • Intel Sandy Bridge processors with HD 3000 graphics
  • Solid aluminum unibody skeleton
  • Fast overall performance
  • Excellent keyboard and touchpad
  • Robust software package
  • Excellent internal upgrades from previous model

Editors Didn't Like

  • At 1440x900, 13-inch MacBook Air has a higher-resolution display
  • Built-in battery can't be removed
  • No matte display option
  • Display Panel Offers Below Average Resolution
  • Thunderbolt Adapters Not Included
  • Solid state drives not included on standard package (128GB SSD can be purchased for additional $250)
  • Only upgradable to 8GB of system memory
  • Less graphics performance than predecessor
  • No Blu-ray drive
  • Even after all these years, some business software is not compatible with OSX