MacBook Air 13” 2013 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about MacBook Air 13” 2013 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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MacBook Air 13” 2013

Availability

MacBook Air 13” 2013
Released2013
Release Date
  • Available on June 10, 2013
Pricing
  • $1,099
    Intel Core i5 4250U | 4GB RAM | 128GB SSD
  • $1,299
    Intel Core i5 4250U | 4GB RAM | 256GB SSD
Generations
MacBook Air 13” 2013 Price
Apple MacBook Air 13" (Mid 2013) - Core i5 1.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Air 13" (Mid 2013) - Core i5 1.3GHz, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD (Renewed)
By Apple
$249.00
Apple 2024 MacBook Air 13-inch Laptop with M3 chip: 13.6-inch Liquid Retina Display, 16GB Unified Memory, 512GB SSD Storage, Backlit Keyboard, 1080p FaceTime HD Camera, Touch ID; Midnight
Apple 2024 MacBook Air 13-inch Laptop with M3 chip: 13.6-inch Liquid Retina Display, 16GB Unified Memory, 512GB SSD Storage, Backlit Keyboard, 1080p FaceTime HD Camera, Touch ID; Midnight
By Apple
$1,349.00
$1,499.00 10% OFF
Apple MacBook Air with Intel Core i5, 1.6GHz, (13-inch, 4GB,128GB SSD) - Silver (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Air with Intel Core i5, 1.6GHz, (13-inch, 4GB,128GB SSD) - Silver (Renewed)
By Apple
$194.00
$209.00 7% OFF
Apple MacBook Air (13-inch Retina display, 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, 128GB) - Space Gray (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Air (13-inch Retina display, 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, 128GB) - Space Gray (Renewed)
By Apple
$373.98
Apple 60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter for MacBook Pro with 13-inch Retina Display
Apple 60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter for MacBook Pro with 13-inch Retina Display
By Apple
$72.00
$79.00 9% OFF

Exterior

MacBook Air 13” 2013
Dimensions12.8” x 8.94” x 0.11 - 0.68” (325 mm x 227 mm x 3 - 17 mm)
WeightStarting at 2.96 pounds (1.35 kg)
Colors
Silver
Keyboard and TrackpadFull-size backlit keyboard with:
  • 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys, including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys (inverted “T” arrangement) with ambient light sensor
  • Multi-Touch trackpad for precise cursor control; supports inertial scrolling, pinch, rotate, swipe, three-finger swipe, four-finger swipe, tap, double-tap, and drag capabilities

Display

MacBook Air 13” 2013
Size13.3 Inches
Info
  • 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display with support for millions of colors
  • Supported resolutions: 1440 by 900 (native), 1280 by 800, 1152 by 720, and 1024 by 640 pixels at 16:10 aspect ratio and 1024 by 768 and 800 by 600 pixels at 4:3 aspect ratio

Ports

MacBook Air 13” 2013
Ports
  • 1 x Thunderbolt ports
    Supports data transfers up to 10 Gbps.
  • 2 x USB 3.0 ports
    Supports data transfers up to 5 Gbps.
  • 1 x 3.5 mm headphone jack
  • 1 x SDXC card reader
  • 1 x MagSafe 2 power port

Internal Specs

MacBook Air 13” 2013
Processor
  1. 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4250U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.30 → 2.60 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 15W
  2. 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4650U
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.70 → 3.30 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

MacBook Air 13” 20131
4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4250U55888.29%
2
4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4650U632100.00%
0632

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

MacBook Air 13” 20131
4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4250U1,14792.80%
2
4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4650U1,236100.00%
01,236
Integrated Graphics
  1. 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-4250U
    Intel® HD Graphics 5000
    40 Execution Units, 200 → 1000 MHz
  2. 4th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-4650U
    Intel® HD Graphics 5000
    40 Execution Units, 200 → 1100 MHz
Memory
4GB
Configurable to 8GB 1600MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
Storage
128GB 256GB
Configurable to 512GB flash storage.

Connectivity

MacBook Air 13” 2013
Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0 wireless technology

Battery

MacBook Air 13” 2013
Size54 Wh lithium‑polymer battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 12 hours wireless web
  • Up to 10 hours of iTunes movie playback
  • Up to 30 days standby time
Power Supply45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter
With cable management system; MagSafe 2 power port.

Software

MacBook Air 13” 2013
OSShipped with OSX Mountain Lion
Built-in Apps
Mail Messages Contacts Calendar Safari Reminders Notification Center Notes Dictation iCloud Time Machine FaceTime Photo Booth AirPlay Game Center the Mac App Store iTunes Gatekeeper Twitter and Facebook integration

Camera & Audio

MacBook Air 13” 2013
Camera720p FaceTime HD camera
Audio
  • Stereo speakers
  • Dual microphones
  • Headphone port
  • Support for Apple iPhone headset with remote and microphone

Misc

MacBook Air 13” 2013
In the box
  • MacBook Air 13″
  • 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter, AC wall plug, and power cord
  • Printed and electronic documentation
WarrantyLimited Warranty and ServiceYour MacBook Air comes with 90 days of free telephone support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase the AppleCare Protection Plan to extend your service and support to three years from your computer’s purchase date. Only the AppleCare Protection Plan provides you with direct telephone support from Apple technical experts and the assurance that repairs will be handled by Apple-authorized technicians using genuine Apple parts. For more information, visit Apple Support or call 800-823-2775.
MoreVideo Support
  • Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560 by 1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colors
  • Thunderbolt digital video output
    • Native Mini DisplayPort output
    • DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to DVI Adapter (sold separately)
    • VGA output using Mini DisplayPort to VGA Adapter (sold separately)
    • Dual-link DVI output using Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter (sold separately)
    • HDMI audio and video output using third-party Mini DisplayPort to HDMI Adapter (sold separately)

Key Features

MacBook Air 13” 2013
At Glance
Released in Mid
2013
16:10 WXGA+
13.3”
900p 60Hz
Weight
2.96 lb
1.34 kg
Up to
Intel Core i7-4650U
2C/4T, 1.70 → 3.30 GHz
Geekbench 5
632
Single Core
Geekbench 5
1,236
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® HD Graphics 5000
40 Execution Units, 200 → 1100 MHz
Up to
8GB
1600 MHz LPDDR3

Photos

Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about MacBook Air 13” 2013.

Great battery life of up to 12-hours

According to Apple, the MacBook Air 13” 2013 lasts up to 12 hours of battery life.

  • Up to 12 hours wireless web
  • Up to 10 hours of iTunes movie playback
  • Up to 30 days standby time

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