MacBook Air (M1, 2020)

MacBook Air. Supercharged for students.


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The thinnest and lightest Mac notebook now comes with the Apple M1 chip, so students can pursue their passions with a giant leap in performance. Featuring a blazing-fast 8-core CPU and up to 8-core GPU to tackle any project. A 16-core Neural Engine to accelerate machine learning tasks like voice recognition and image processing. Built-in apps for productivity and creativity. Get iPhone and iPad apps on your Mac with macOS Big Sur. All with a silent, fanless design and up to 18 hours of battery life.1 MacBook Air. For learning anything, anywhere.

Key feature bullets

  • Apple-designed M1 chip for a giant leap in CPU, GPU, and machine learning performance

  • Go longer than ever with up to 18 hours of battery life1

  • 8-core CPU delivers up to 3.5x faster performance to tackle projects faster than ever2

  • Up to eight GPU cores with up to 5x faster graphics for graphics-intensive apps and games2

  • 16-core Neural Engine for advanced machine learning

  • 8GB of unified memory so everything you do is fast and fluid

  • Superfast SSD storage launches apps and opens files in an instant

  • Fanless design for silent operation

  • 13.3-inch Retina display with P3 wide color for vibrant images and incredible detail3

  • FaceTime HD camera with advanced image signal processor for clearer, sharper video calls

  • Three-microphone array focuses on your voice instead of what’s going on around you

  • Next-generation Wi-Fi 6 for faster connectivity

  • Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports for charging and accessories

  • Backlit Magic Keyboard and Touch ID for secure unlock and payments

  • macOS Big Sur introduces a bold new design and major app updates for Safari, Messages, and Maps

  • Available in gold, space gray, and silver

MacBook Air (M1, 2020) details

  • Apple M1 chip: 8-core CPU with 4 perform­ance cores and 4 efficiency cores, 7 or 8-core GPU, 16-core Neural Engine

  • 8GB unified memory, configurable to 16GB

  • 256GB or 512GB SSD, configurable up to 2TB

  • 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors

  • 400 nits brightness

  • Wide color (P3)

  • True Tone technology

  • Backlit Magic Keyboard

  • Touch ID sensor

  • 802.11ax Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking

  • Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology

  • 720p FaceTime HD camera

  • Stereo speakers

  • Three-mic array with directional beamforming

  • 3.5 mm headphone jack

  • Up to 15 hours wireless web

  • Up to 18 hours Apple TV app movie playback

  • Built-in 49.9‑watt‑hour lithium‑polymer battery

  • 30W USB-C Power Adapter

  • Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports

  • 2.8 pounds (1.29 kg)



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Apple M1

7-core GPU

Apple Price $999

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save $100

Apple M1

8-core GPU

Apple Price $1249

space gray


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suggested extended service plans and accessories 



MacBook Air 13-inch

Safeware 4-year Service Plan up to $2000

Apple AirPods Pro


Apple USB-C to USB Adapter

Safeware 2-year Service Plan up to $1000

Apple AirPods with Charging Case


AppleCare+ for AirPods

and Beats

Kanex USB-C to USB Adapter

Safeware 4-year Service Plan up to $1000

Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case


Apple USB-C to Digital AV Adapter

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1Battery life varies by use and configuration. See for more information. 2Compared with previous generation. 3Display size is measured diagonally.

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