Apple MacBook Air 13.3 inches (2018) 8GB/1.5TB - 1.6GHz Space Gray

Apple MacBook Air 13.3 inches (2018) 8GB/1.5TB - 1.6GHz Space Gray
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Key specs

Screen size
13,3 inches
Processor
Intel Core i5
Internal RAM
8 GB
Video card
Intel UHD Graphics 617
Storage type
SSD

Pros and cons

According to our laptop expert
  • Pros:
    The new MacBook Air has a Retina Display, which gives you a 4 times sharper image in comparison to previous MacBook Air models.
  • Pros:
    The 13.3-inch Retina Display is nearly edgeless, which means you have relatively more screen space than with thicker edges.
  • Pros:
    With 1.5TB storage capacity, you'll always have access to all of your files.
Product Expert laptops

In contrast with its predecessors, the 13.3-inch MacBook Air 2018 has a Retina display, which can display the tiniest details of images. On top of that, the screen is nearly edgeless, which means you have relatively more screen space than with other 13.3-inch laptops. You can use a MacBook Air at home, on the go, or in a lecture room, since the MacBook is thin (1.56cm) and light (1.25kg), which means you can easily take it with you. Thanks to Touch ID, you can log in with your fingerprint, so you can quickly get to work. You can leave the charger at home, since a charged battery will last for about 12 hours.

    Advice from our expert
  • Internet & email: suitable
  • Watching movies & series: suitable
  • Photo editing: suitable
  • Video editing: possible, but not very fast
  • Gaming: unsuitable


Included by default

  • Manual (344.12 KB)
  • USB-C adapter
  • USB-C charging cable
  • Note: Microsoft Office programs such as Word, Excel, and Powerpoint aren't included by default with this laptop.
  • 1 free year of Norton Security.


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Rating

Rating per section

User friendliness
Review score 5 out of 5 stars
10
Battery life
Review score 5 out of 5 stars
10
Speed
Review score 5 out of 5 stars
10
Design
Review score 5 out of 5 stars
10

Most helpful reviews

Most helpful reviews

  • Review score 5 out of 5 stars
    5 / 5 stars
    10/10
"All-around super laptop"
Apple MacBook Air 13 "(2018/2019): Space Gray - 1,6GHz - 8GB RAM - 128GB SSD

By Owen Barink on 4 June 2019

  • Pros:
    Smooth interface
  • Pros:
    Okay battery life
  • Pros:
    Nice keyboard
  • Con:
    Grease stains everywhere

It was some challenge to get used to the new keyboard provided on this Macbook, as I have always used a keyboard that is meant for a windows pc.
However, in my eyes this keyboard functions as well, if not better than that of a windows computer. Therefore I would recommend this macbook, as next to featuring a nice keyboard it is also designed very well.
Speed and storage space are fine aswell for personal use, however you might want to consider more than 128gb if you're going to save a lot of pictures on the macbook itself. However, for this problem you could also upgrade your iCloud storage. Next to that, the laptop is very prone for grease stains caused by touching the screen. This is near inevitable, as you are tended to touch the screen when you try to open this macbook.

  • Review score 5 out of 5 stars
    5 / 5 stars
    10/10
"you deserve this perfect laptop!"
Apple MacBook Air 13 "(2018/2019): Zilver - 1,6GHz - 8GB RAM - 256GB SSD

By Runzhi Zhang on 16 March 2019

  • Pros:
    light
  • Pros:
    thin
  • Pros:
    quick
  • Pros:
    super battery

If you are a person like me who just need to edit some slides, data and word ,if you need a thin and light laptop, if you need your laptop has super battery life, it is the best laptop you can have!

  • Review score 5 out of 5 stars
    5 / 5 stars
    10/10
"Heerlijk apparaat"
Apple MacBook Air 13 "(2018/2019): Goud - 1,6GHz - 8GB RAM - 256GB SSD

By Michel Michel Dek Dekker on 3 May 2019

  • Pros:
    Werkt erg snel
  • Pros:
    Mooi design
  • Con:
    Geen USB

Prettig in gebruik

All-around super laptop

Review score 5 out of 5 stars
5 / 5 stars
10
  • Pros:
    Smooth interface
  • Pros:
    Okay battery life
  • Pros:
    Nice keyboard
  • Con:
    Grease stains everywhere

It was some challenge to get used to the new keyboard provided on this Macbook, as I have always used a keyboard that is meant for a windows pc.
However, in my eyes this keyboard functions as well, if not better than that of a windows computer. Therefore I would recommend this macbook, as next to featuring a nice keyboard it is also designed very well.
Speed and storage space are fine aswell for personal use, however you might want to consider more than 128gb if you're going to save a lot of pictures on the macbook itself. However, for this problem you could also upgrade your iCloud storage. Next to that, the laptop is very prone for grease stains caused by touching the screen. This is near inevitable, as you are tended to touch the screen when you try to open this macbook.

Owen Barink | 4 June 2019 | Apple MacBook Air 13 "(2018/2019): Space Gray - 1,6GHz - 8GB RAM - 128GB SSD

you deserve this perfect laptop!

Review score 5 out of 5 stars
5 / 5 stars
10
  • Pros:
    light
  • Pros:
    thin
  • Pros:
    quick
  • Pros:
    super battery

If you are a person like me who just need to edit some slides, data and word ,if you need a thin and light laptop, if you need your laptop has super battery life, it is the best laptop you can have!

Runzhi Zhang | 16 March 2019 | Apple MacBook Air 13 "(2018/2019): Zilver - 1,6GHz - 8GB RAM - 256GB SSD

Heerlijk apparaat

Review score 5 out of 5 stars
5 / 5 stars
10
  • Pros:
    Werkt erg snel
  • Pros:
    Mooi design
  • Con:
    Geen USB

Prettig in gebruik

Michel Michel Dek Dekker | 3 May 2019 | Apple MacBook Air 13 "(2018/2019): Goud - 1,6GHz - 8GB RAM - 256GB SSD

Most helpful reviews

Most helpful reviews

  • Review score 5 out of 5 stars
    5 / 5 stars
    10/10
"All-around super laptop"
Apple MacBook Air 13 "(2018/2019): Space Gray - 1,6GHz - 8GB RAM - 128GB SSD

By Owen Barink on 4 June 2019

  • Pros:
    Smooth interface
  • Pros:
    Okay battery life
  • Pros:
    Nice keyboard
  • Con:
    Grease stains everywhere

It was some challenge to get used to the new keyboard provided on this Macbook, as I have always used a keyboard that is meant for a windows pc.
However, in my eyes this keyboard functions as well, if not better than that of a windows computer. Therefore I would recommend this macbook, as next to featuring a nice keyboard it is also designed very well.
Speed and storage space are fine aswell for personal use, however you might want to consider more than 128gb if you're going to save a lot of pictures on the macbook itself. However, for this problem you could also upgrade your iCloud storage. Next to that, the laptop is very prone for grease stains caused by touching the screen. This is near inevitable, as you are tended to touch the screen when you try to open this macbook.

  • Review score 5 out of 5 stars
    5 / 5 stars
    10/10
"you deserve this perfect laptop!"
Apple MacBook Air 13 "(2018/2019): Zilver - 1,6GHz - 8GB RAM - 256GB SSD

By Runzhi Zhang on 16 March 2019

  • Pros:
    light
  • Pros:
    thin
  • Pros:
    quick
  • Pros:
    super battery

If you are a person like me who just need to edit some slides, data and word ,if you need a thin and light laptop, if you need your laptop has super battery life, it is the best laptop you can have!

  • Review score 5 out of 5 stars
    5 / 5 stars
    10/10
"Heerlijk apparaat"
Apple MacBook Air 13 "(2018/2019): Goud - 1,6GHz - 8GB RAM - 256GB SSD

By Michel Michel Dek Dekker on 3 May 2019

  • Pros:
    Werkt erg snel
  • Pros:
    Mooi design
  • Con:
    Geen USB

Prettig in gebruik

All-around super laptop

Review score 5 out of 5 stars
5 / 5 stars
10
  • Pros:
    Smooth interface
  • Pros:
    Okay battery life
  • Pros:
    Nice keyboard
  • Con:
    Grease stains everywhere

It was some challenge to get used to the new keyboard provided on this Macbook, as I have always used a keyboard that is meant for a windows pc.
However, in my eyes this keyboard functions as well, if not better than that of a windows computer. Therefore I would recommend this macbook, as next to featuring a nice keyboard it is also designed very well.
Speed and storage space are fine aswell for personal use, however you might want to consider more than 128gb if you're going to save a lot of pictures on the macbook itself. However, for this problem you could also upgrade your iCloud storage. Next to that, the laptop is very prone for grease stains caused by touching the screen. This is near inevitable, as you are tended to touch the screen when you try to open this macbook.

Owen Barink | 4 June 2019 | Apple MacBook Air 13 "(2018/2019): Space Gray - 1,6GHz - 8GB RAM - 128GB SSD

you deserve this perfect laptop!

Review score 5 out of 5 stars
5 / 5 stars
10
  • Pros:
    light
  • Pros:
    thin
  • Pros:
    quick
  • Pros:
    super battery

If you are a person like me who just need to edit some slides, data and word ,if you need a thin and light laptop, if you need your laptop has super battery life, it is the best laptop you can have!

Runzhi Zhang | 16 March 2019 | Apple MacBook Air 13 "(2018/2019): Zilver - 1,6GHz - 8GB RAM - 256GB SSD

Heerlijk apparaat

Review score 5 out of 5 stars
5 / 5 stars
10
  • Pros:
    Werkt erg snel
  • Pros:
    Mooi design
  • Con:
    Geen USB

Prettig in gebruik

Michel Michel Dek Dekker | 3 May 2019 | Apple MacBook Air 13 "(2018/2019): Goud - 1,6GHz - 8GB RAM - 256GB SSD

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Apple MacBook Air 13.3 inches (2018) 8GB/1.5TB - 1.6GHz Space Gray

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Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office isn't included by default with this laptop. Would you still like to process text in Word, process data in Excel, or create a presentation in PowerPoint? Go to this page to choose the Microsoft Office package that fits your needs.

Specifications

Product

Product number
822696
Manufacturer code
4955759
Brand
Apple
Warranty
2 years
Warranty type
Carry-in warranty

Screen

Screen size
13,3 inches
Sharpness
Retina
Refresh rate
60 Hz
Touchscreen
No
Screen reflection
Glossy
Panel type
IPS panel
Adaptive Sync
No
Screen quality
High-end

Processor

Processor
Intel Core i5
Processor number
8210Y
Processor cores
Dual-core (2)
Processor code name
Amber Lake Y
Clock speed
1,6 GHz
Turbo speed
3,6 GHz
Cache memory
4 MB

RAM

Internal RAM
8 GB
Memory composition
2x 4GB
Memory slot 1
4 GB
Memory slot 2
4 GB
Total number of RAM slots
2

Storage

Storage type
SSD
Total storage capacity
1500 GB
SSD storage capacity
1500 GB
Number of SSDs
1
Hard drive type
PCIe

Video card

Video card
Intel UHD Graphics 617
Type of video card
Shared

Operating system

Operating system
macOS
Operating system language
Dutch, English, French, German, Multiple languagues can be configured

Wireless connections

Mobile data connection
None
WiFi standards
Wireless AC
Bluetooth
Yes
Bluetooth version
5.0

Wired connections

USB port
Yes
Number of USB ports
2
Number of USB 3.1 Female USB-C port
2
HDMI connection
No
DisplayPort connector
No
VGA connector
No
DVI connector
No

Keyboard and touchpad

Keyboard layout
QWERTY