MacBook Air 13-inch 2017

The Apple MacBook Air 13-inch 2017 is a notebook computer that was designed, manufactured, and sold by Apple from 2017 to 2019 as part of the MacBook Air computers. The computer has been introduced on June 5, 2017, and its price started at $999.

The new MacBook Air features a 1.8 GHz Intel Core i5 or 2.2 GHz Intel Core i7 processor, 13.3″ LED-backlit TFT glossy widescreen Display, aluminum unibody case, 8 GB of RAM, 128 / 256 or 512 GB of flash memory, built-in Bluetooth 4.0, FaceTime HD camera, ambient light sensor, illuminated keyboard, MagSafe 2, Thunderbolt 2 port, and integrated 1.5 GB Intel HD Graphics 6000 graphics in the base model.

This Macbook has been discontinued on July 9, 2019.

Today MacBook Air 13-inch 2017 is 7 years old!

MacBook Air 13-inch 2017
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MacBook Air 13-inch 2017 Release Date and Original Price

IntroducedJune 5, 2017
DiscontinuedOctober 30, 2018 (256 GB)
July 9, 2019 (Entirely)
Model IdentifierMacBookAir7,2
Model NumberA1466
Order NumberMQD32LL/A (128 GB)
MQD42LL/A (256 GB)
Original Price$999
ColorsAluminum unibody
Weight2.9 Ibs.
1.315 KG
Dimensions0.11 – 0.68” H x 12.8” W x 8.94” D
0.27 – 1.72 cm H x 32.51 cm W x 22.7 cm D

Tech Specs


ProcessorIntel Core i5 5350U “Broadwell” (1.8 GHz)
Intel Core i7 5650U “Broadwell” (2.2 GHz)
Processor Speed1.8 GHz
2.2 GHz
Maximum Processor SpeedUp to 2.9 GHz (Core i5)
Up to 3.2 GHz (Core i7)
Number of Cores2
System BusOn Package Interface (OPI) at 8 GT/s
Cache3 MB shared L3 (1.6 GHz)
4 MB shared L3 (2.2 GHz)

Storage & Media

Storage128 GB (SSD)
256 GB (SSD)
512 GB (SSD)
Media1 – MacBook Air SuperDrive (Optional)


Built-in Memory8 GB DDR3L PC3-12800 SDRAM 1600 MHz
Maximum Memory8 GB
Memory SlotsNone
Interleaving SupportYes


Built-in Display13.3″ LED-backlit TFT glossy widescreen Display
Pixel DensityUnknown
Resolutions640 x 480
720 x 480
800 x 500
800 x 600
1024 x 640
1024 x 768
1152 x 720
1280 x 800
1440 x 900 (native)


Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 6000
Graphics MemoryUp to 1.5 GB DDR3 SDRAM shared from main memory
Display Connection1 – Thunderbolt 2 port
Display ModesDual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
Display SupportSupport for up to Two Thunderbolt displays
External ResolutionUp to 3840 by 2160 pixels
CameraFaceTime HD camera


Expansion Slots1 – Secure Digital (SDXC)
Hard Drive Interface8.0 GT/s PCIe x2


EthernetUSB Ethernet Adapter or Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (Optional)
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
USB2 – Up to 5 Gbps
Thunderbolt1 – Thunderbolt 2 (Up to 20 Gbps)
Audio In2 – Microphones
Audio Out1 – 3.5-mm analog output jack
2 – Speakers
Display1 – Thunderbolt port
Security SlotNone


Motion SensorNone
Liquid SensorLiquid Contact Indicators (LCI)

Keyboard and trackpad

KeyboardFull-size keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys
TrackpadMulti-Touch trackpad


Original OSmacOS 10.12.4
Maximum OSThe latest release of macOS
FirmwareIntel Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI)
Power NapSupported
Unlock with Apple WatchSupported with macOS Sierra (Apple Watch (1st generation), Apple Watch Series 1, and Apple Watch Series 2)
macOS High Sierra or later (Apple Watch Series 3 or later)
Bundled SoftwaremacOS 10.12


System BatteryIntegrated 54 W Lithium-Polymer
Battery LifeUp to 12 hours
Standby TimeUp to 30 days
Maximum Battery Cycles1000
Maximum Continuous PowerUnknown
Line Voltage100-240 V AC
Power Adapter45 W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter

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