Macbook Air with Retina

The popular laptop with more power and a beautiful display

Apple today introduced an all-new MacBook Air, bringing a stunning 13-inch Retina display, Touch ID, the latest processors and an even more portable design to the world’s most loved notebook.

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13 Reviews1.8/5
Saif Al Falah
JavaScript Developer

1200$ for a laptop with dual core processor and DDR3 RAM in no way justifies the premium Apple is asking for it. No matter how good the retina display is.

Pros:

Build quality and the hardware software integration

Cons:

Doesn't justify its price

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Dmitry A.Every day is Monday, any day is Sunday
Not agree, it will work for the next 3-4 years with no downsides if you will treat the laptop properly. Speaking of Windows laptops, you're going to spend half of the price each year and going to hassle with all cons of Windows.
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Ryan Hoover
Founder, Product Hunt
This is a beauty, although I prefer a Macbook Pro because the bigger 15" screen > the Macbook Air's portability, for me.
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Brian Sugar
@popsugar @shopstyle @everlane @roadster
@rrhoover can't use 15" on plane comfortably
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Anna Filou
Tech Geek, Web Designer, Illustrator
@rrhoover noooo, portability for the win! The battery life is fantastic too. For me that's much more important so I'm excited there's an upgrade! (I have the early 2015 model) But why did they kill magsafe?? That I will never understand. Just why. The perfect charger just gone.
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Cam Adair
Founder of Game Quitters
@briansugar it's so annoying :(
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Sumant USCo-founder and Product Lead @CustomerGlu
@rrhoover Can't just whip out your Mac fast enough with the 15''
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Federico Jorge
SaaS LeadGen Copywriter
@rrhoover Same feeling with the Pro 15" screen. Those extra inches make all the difference.
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Michael Musgrove
Marketing guy.

Very nicely-designed product, but a lot of the price goes into their marketing of it.

Pros:

Nice design. Lots of apps and software available.

Cons:

Overpriced, impossible to work on or upgrade, everything is proprietary.

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Andreas Duess
CCO, Nourish Food Marketing
The 13" Air is the primary workhorse in our company. These little things take a beating and rarely have any issues. Glad they've updated them.
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Joshua Pinter
Product at CNTRAL. Maker of ntwrk.
@andreasduess "workhorse"? I'm guessing mostly email and maybe some light dev, then? I don't think in 2018 you can call a 2-core machine a workhorse.
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Andreas Duess
CCO, Nourish Food Marketing
@joshuapinter Not everybody is a developer and/or designer. Our Account Execs, Community Managers and events people have more than enough horsepower available with an Air.
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Saif Al Falah
JavaScript Developer
1200$ for a dual core laptop with DDR3 RAM? I'll pass.
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