Apple 13" MacBook Air | M1 8-Core CPU | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD | 2021
Power. It’s in the Air.
Apple’s thinnest and lightest notebook gets supercharged with the Apple M1 chip. Tackle your projects with the blazing-fast 8-core CPU. Take graphics-intensive apps and games to the next level with an up to 8-core GPU. And accelerate machine learning tasks with the 16-core Neural Engine. All with a silent, fanless design and the longest battery life ever — up to 18 hours.1 MacBook Air. Still perfectly portable. Just a lot more powerful.
- Apple-designed M1 chip for a giant leap in CPU, GPU and machine learning performance
- Go longer than ever with up to 18 hours of battery life1
- 8-core CPU delivers up to 3.5x faster performance to tackle projects faster than ever2
- Up to seven GPU cores with up to 5x faster graphics for graphics-intensive apps and games2
- 16-core Neural Engine for advanced machine learning
- 8GB of unified memory so everything you do is fast and fluid
- Superfast SSD storage launches apps and opens files in an instant
- Fanless design for silent operation
- 13.3-inch Retina display with P3 wide colour for vibrant images and incredible detail3
- FaceTime HD camera with advanced image signal processor for clearer, sharper video calls
- Three-microphone array focuses on your voice instead of what’s going on around you
- Next-generation Wi-Fi 6 for faster connectivity
- Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports for charging and accessories
- Backlit Magic Keyboard and Touch ID for secure unlock and payments
- macOS Big Sur introduces a bold new design and major app updates for Safari, Messages and maps
- Available in gold, space grey and silver
8-core CPU Devours tasks. Sips battery.
M1 has the fastest CPU we’ve ever made. With that kind of processing speed, MacBook Air can take on new extraordinarily intensive tasks like professional-quality editing and action-packed gaming. But the 8‑core CPU on M1 isn‘t just up to 3.5x faster than the previous generation — it balances high-performance cores with efficiency cores that can still speed through everyday jobs while using just a tenth of the power.
Up to 18 hours of battery life. That’s 6 more hours, free of charge.
The power of macOS Big Sur on M1.
Developed to unlock the potential of the M1 chip, macOS Big Sur transforms Mac with major performance benefits and so much more. Powerful updates for apps. A beautiful new design. Industry-leading privacy features and best‑in‑class security. It’s our most powerful software ever — running on our most advanced hardware yet.
Retina display. Lifelike colours for unreal beauty.
Camera and mics. You’re live on the Air.
Magic Keyboard. Get down to it. Write away.
||Space Grey, Silver, Gold
||Apple M1 chip
||1680 x 1050px
|Total Storage Capacity (GB)
|Ports & Connections
- Display Port
- Thunderbolt 3 (up to 40Gb/s)
- USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)
- Stereo speakers
- Three-mic array with directional beamforming
- 3.5 mm headphone jack
||Up to 18 Hours
||Built-in 49.9‑watt‑hour lithium‑polymer battery
||720p FaceTime HD camera
Configurable options are available.
1Battery life varies by use and configuration.
2Compared with previous generation.
3Display size is measured diagonally.