New 2013 13-Inch MacBook Air Teardown [Photos]

Posted June 12, 2013 at 3:49am by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 8589 views

iFixit has posted its teardown of the new 13-inch MacBook Air.

Apple used its Worldwide Developers Conference to yet again debut a new MacBook Air model. Join us as we see what 12 months of vintaging has done for the 13" variety of Cupertino's prized ultra-slim laptop.

Highlights:
● Intel Core i5 processor with Intel HD Graphics 5000
● 128 GB flash storage (configurable to 512 GB)
● 4 GB LPDDR3 RAM, configurable (but not upgradable) to 8 GB
● 13.3" 1440x900 pixel display (~128 ppi)
● 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity
● Dual microphones
● 7.6 V, 7150 mAh battery, an upgrade from the 2012's 7.3 V, 6700 mAh battery
● Flash storage that's "up to 45 percent faster" is sourced from Samsung
● AirPort card uses Broadcom BCM4360 which enables operation on the 5 GHz band at speeds up to 1.3 Gbps and communication via Bluetooth 4.0.

Preliminary MacBook Air 13" Mid 2012 Repairability Score: 4 out of 10 (10 is easiest to repair).

Take a look at a few photos below or hit the link for the full teardown.

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Gyan dubey - June 12, 2013 at 8:02am
Its awesome to experience such type of light weight and well configured mac device.
Illuises - June 12, 2013 at 5:17am
My response to this is the idea of satan tried to find something wrong with heaven. I.e if you look for trouble or inefficiencies you can always find it even if its not there.
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