Apple 13.6" MacBook Air (M2, Midnight)

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Apple 13.6" MacBook Air (M2, Midnight)
Key Features
  • Apple M2 8-Core Chip
  • 8GB Unified RAM | 512GB SSD
  • 13.6" 2560 x 1664 Liquid Retina Display
  • 10-Core GPU | 16-Core Neural Engine
The Apple 13.6" MacBook Air now features the Apple M2 chip, which has many improvements over its predecessor, the M1. The Apple M2 integrates the CPU, GPU, Neural Engine, I/O, and more into a single system on a chip (SoC), this time utilizing 2nd-Gen 5nm process technology. Tackle your projects with the fast 8-Core CPU and take on graphics-intensive apps and games with the 10-core GPU. Accelerate machine learning tasks with the 16-core Neural Engine. The M2 also features 100 GB/s memory bandwidth. The M2 was also designed to speed up video workflows by adding a next-gen media engine and a powerful ProRes video engine for hardware-accelerated encode and decode. This means the M2 can play back more streams of 4K and 8K video. Complete with a silent, fanless design and up to 18 hours of battery life, the MacBook Air is still portable, but now a lot more powerful. It also has 8GB of unified RAM and a 512GB SSD.
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Apple MacBook Air 13.6" Mid 2022 Overview

The Apple 13.6" MacBook Air now features the Apple M2 chip, which has many improvements over its predecessor, the M1. The Apple M2 integrates the CPU, GPU, Neural Engine, I/O, and more into a single system on a chip (SoC), this time utilizing 2nd-Gen 5nm process technology. Tackle your projects with the fast 8-Core CPU and take on graphics-intensive apps and games with the 10-core GPU. Accelerate machine learning tasks with the 16-core Neural Engine. The M2 also features 100 GB/s memory bandwidth. The M2 was also designed to speed up video workflows by adding a next-gen media engine and a powerful ProRes video engine for hardware-accelerated encode and decode. This means the M2 can play back more streams of 4K and 8K video. Complete with a silent, fanless design and up to 18 hours of battery life, the MacBook Air is still portable, but now a lot more powerful. It also has 8GB of unified RAM and a 512GB SSD.

The MacBook Air also got a larger screen. It now features the 13.6" Liquid Retina Display, which has a 2560 x 1664 screen resolution for 224 pixels per inch (ppi). The display has been expanded near the sides and top to make room for the menu bar. This means the MacBook Air now has a larger display with thinner bezels, giving you more screen real estate. The display also features 500 nits of brightness, making it 25 percent brighter than before. Add P3 wide color gamut and the display can support one billion colors for vibrant photos and movies. With True Tone technology, the white balance automatically adjusts to match the color temperature of the light around you for a more natural viewing experience. The MacBook Air is also thinner and lighter, weighing just 2.7 pounds and measuring just 0.44" thin.

Connect to the internet via Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and use compatible wireless peripherals and accessories with Bluetooth 5.0. The two Thunderbolt 3 ports provide USB4 support and can even connect to an external 6K display at 60 Hz. Apple also included a three-mic array for clear recordings and calls. There is also now a Full HD 1080p FaceTime camera, which has a larger image sensor and more efficient pixels that deliver twice the resolution and low-light performance of the previous generation. Combined with the advanced image signal processor on the M2 means you'll look great on video calls. Keep your MacBook Air secure with Secure Enclave in M2 as well as Touch ID. The backlit Magic Keyboard provides a comfortable typing experience, and the Force Touch trackpad allows for precise cursor control, pressure-sensing capabilities, and Multi-Touch gestures. MagSafe returns to the MacBook Air. The dedicated charging port uses magnets for easy plugging and unplugging.

Please note that this MacBook Air can only output to a single external display with up to 6K resolution at 60 Hz.

This Mac comes preloaded with macOS. Updates can be downloaded for free via the Mac App Store. Please check Apple's website for upgrade eligibility.

Apple M2 Chip
Now packed with 20 billion transistors, the Apple M2 integrates the CPU, GPU, Neural Engine, I/O, and more into a single system on a chip (SoC). The additional transistors, 25 percent more than the M1, improve the features of the chip, including the memory controller that can deliver up to 100 GB/s of unified memory bandwidth. The M2 has faster performance cores with a larger cache and the efficiency cores have been enhanced for more performance gains. Together, the M2 delivers up to 18 percent greater multithreaded performance than the M1. This means the Apple M2 performs up to 1.4 times faster than the previous generation M1 while still delivering battery life of up to 15 hours of wireless web browsing and up to 18 hours of video playback.
13.6" Liquid Retina Display
The MacBook Air now features the 13.6" Liquid Retina Display, with support for one billion colors. The 2560 x 1664 resolution provides crisp text. The 500 nits of brightness and wide P3 color gamut ensure that photos and movies are brilliant and vivid, complete with rich contrast and sharp detail.
Compact Design
The MacBook Air lives up to its name, weighing in at just 2.7 pounds and measuring just 0.44" thin. The durable enclosure features 100 percent recycled aluminum. The MacBook Air also features a silent, fanless design.
Full HD 1080p FaceTime Camera
Now with a Full HD 1080p FaceTime camera, the MacBook Air allows you to look your best during video calls. The three-mic array features advanced beamforming algorithms to capture clean audio, allowing your voice to come through loud and clear.
MagSafe
The MacBook Air now features the quick-release MagSafe power connector. MagSafe can easily attach and detach with magnets, preventing any unintentional disconnects.
True Tone Technology
With True Tone technology, the display delivers a more natural viewing experience for design and editing workflows, as well as everyday tasks like browsing the web and writing email.
Touch ID
The advanced security and convenience of Touch ID is built into the MacBook Air. Simply place your finger on the integrated Touch ID sensor and your MacBook Air unlocks. Use your fingerprint to immediately access locked documents, notes, and system settings. You can also use Apple Pay securely during checkout while online shopping. No need to enter shipping or billing info, and your card details are never shared.
Magic Keyboard
The Magic Keyboard on this MacBook Air features a scissor mechanism that delivers 1mm of key travel. There's also a physical Esc key and an inverted "T" arrangement for the arrow keys. Combined with the Touch ID, the Magic Keyboard provides a comfortable, accurate typing experience.
Thunderbolt 3 with USB4 Support
Thunderbolt 3 is a hardware interface that utilizes the reversible USB Type-C connector. Doubling the speed of its predecessor, Thunderbolt 3 features a maximum throughput of 40 Gb/s when used with compatible devices. The connector also supports USB4, allowing you to connect to more peripherals, including the Apple Pro Display XDR in full 6K resolution.
Performance Features
For intensive workloads like editing complex timelines in Final Cut Pro, performance is nearly 40 percent faster than the previous generation and up to 15 times faster for customers that haven't upgraded to Apple Silicon.
Applying filters and effects in apps like Adobe Photoshop is up to 20 percent faster than before and up to 5 times faster for customers that haven't yet upgraded to Apple Silicon.
UPC: 194253083702

Apple MacBook Air 13.6" Mid 2022 Specs

Key Specs
Operating System
macOS
Processor
AppleM2
GPU
Apple (10-Core)
Total Installed Memory
8 GB
Display Size
13.6"
Resolution
2560 x 1664
Touchscreen
No
Total Installed Capacity
512 GB
Inputs/Outputs
2 x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3 / USB4) / Supports Video Alt Mode
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) with MU-MIMO Support
Bluetooth
5.3
Weight
2.7 lb / 1.24 kg
Model Year
Mid 2022
Performance
Processor
AppleM2
CPU
Performance Quad-Core
Efficiency Quad-Core
Graphics Type
Integrated
GPU
Apple (10-Core)
Memory Type
Embedded DRAM
Total Installed Memory
8 GB
Memory Configuration
8 GB (Onboard)
Buffered Memory
No
ECC Memory
No
Display
Panel Type
IPS-Type LCD
Display Size
13.6"
Aspect Ratio
16:10
Resolution
2560 x 1664
Touchscreen
No
Maximum Brightness
500 nits / cd/m2
Refresh Rate
60 Hz
Variable Refresh Technology
None
Storage and Expansion
Total Installed Capacity
512 GB
Storage Drive Type
1 x 512 GB / Integrated NVMe SSD
Inputs / Outputs
Inputs/Outputs
2 x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3 / USB4) / Supports Video Alt Mode
Audio I/O
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone Output
Network I/O
None
Built-In Speakers
4
Built-In Microphones
3
Media/Memory Card Slot
None
Communications
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) with MU-MIMO Support
Bluetooth
5.3
Cellular Support
None
GPS
None
NFC
No
Webcam
User-Facing: 1080p
Battery
Battery Chemistry
Lithium-Ion Polymer (LiPo)
Capacity
52.6 Wh
Keyboard & Mouse
Keyboard
Notebook Keyboard with Backlight, Fingerprint Reader
Pointing Device
Force Touch Trackpad
General
Power Supply
35 W with Magsafe
AC Input Power
100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
Operating Temperature
50 to 95°F / 10 to 35°C
Operating Humidity
0 to 90%
Dimensions
11.97 x 8.46 x 0.44" / 30.4 x 21.49 x 1.12 cm
Weight
2.7 lb / 1.24 kg
Packaging Info
Package Weight
5.285 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
14.8 x 11.2 x 2.6"

Apple MacBook Air 13.6" Mid 2022 Reviews

Great purchase & Great price

By Rachel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-09-26

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ I recently purchased an Apple MBA 13 from B & H, and I couldn't be happier with my experience. The team at B & H made the entire process smooth and hassle-free. The laptop itself is incredible! The sleek design, lightning-fast performance, and stunning display have completely transformed my computing experience. Whether I'm working on a project, streaming videos, or simply browsing the web, this MBA 13 handles everything with ease. B & H's customer service is top-notch. They were knowledgeable, patient, and eager to answer all of my questions. Plus, the shipping was incredibly fast, and the laptop arrived in perfect condition. Overall, I highly recommend both the Apple MBA 13 and B & H for all your tech needs. Thank you for a fantastic shopping experience!

MacBook Air M2 13

By Robert
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-09-19

Replaced a MacBook Pro with this MacBook Air. Very pleased with the performance and especially the 16 GB RAM. I would highly recommend this computer. B & H provided information and answered my questions. The service was excellent and I received my new computer in 2 days. Thanks B & H

Apple Quality

By Bryan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-09-18

My old Mac Pro book lasted 8 years. I am pleased to try out a Mac Air. I have trusted Apple products and services for years. Very helpful setting up new laptop

Apple MacBook Air M2

By Thomas
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-09-12

This 13.6" MacBook Air M2 is a wonderful tool for photo editing and generally reviewing my work on the road! Powerful and lightweight. I would suggest getting 16 GB of Ram. It does quickly what needs to be done until I get back to my desktop.

I've Never Been a Big Apple Fan...

By Geoffrey
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-09-04

But their fantastic hardware is simply getting too good to ignore. Their in house CPUs are just something else. Sure Intel + AMD can match them in raw performance, but Apple crushes them both in efficiency - which matters A LOT in a thin and light machine like this. Really impressed with the machine overall and I can't wait to see what Apple will bring with the M3 CPUs.

Great Purchase

By Anonymous
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-08-28

I received the macbook air the next day!

Starlight, Star bright....  B&H is always right.

By K. Rutherford
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-09-22

Been a B&H customer for years and this is just another reason why we keep coming back. Best customer service, competitive pricing and they always have what you need when you need it. We needed a new MacBook asap and were able to get it from B&H in just a few short days.

Customer Service

By Robert
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2023-09-21

Customer Service was excelent.

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