13-inch MacBook Air Mid 2013 Teardown Revealed

Posted: Jun 12 2013, 1:12pm CDT | by , Updated: Jun 13 2013, 1:40am CDT, in Apple


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13" MacBook Air Mid 2013 Teardown Revealed

Apple has launched 13-inch MacBook Air models at WWDC yesterday and its teardown is done today. Teardown shows that so many internal changes are done in refreshed model along with updated specs.

Apple has revealed its new MacBook Air models yesterday during WWDC 2013. A Mid 2013 teardown of 13-inch MacBook Air model is just done after a day of its release by iFixit. The teardown shows that it has so many changes and improvements to notedown. Like it has smaller SSD as compared to last year's models. Heat sink clamp is new in it with cable connectors for speakers installed opposite to each other. While controller hub for platforms is not a separate one.

The specs includes a 13.3 inches display of 1440x900 pixel with Core i5 processor by Intel having HD graphics 5000. While it has LPDDR3 4GB RAM that can be extended upto 8GB. While it has Smasung's flash storage of 128 GB along with 802.11ac Wi-Fi and dual microphones to cut noise while on call. while speeds of reading and writing of flash storage can approach 800 MB/s. It has USB 3.0, and Thunderbolt port.

It has an upgraded battery as compared to 2012 models. MacBook Air 2013 models have 7150mAh battery of 7.6 Volts with 45% faster flash storage with latest 4.0 Bluetooth version. While it has Broadcom BCM4360 AirPort card that supports 5GHz bandwidth at a speed of 1.3 1.3 Gbps. The Repairability Score awarded to refreshed MacBook Air models is 4/10. It has casing that can be removed easily along with some other parts. But main parts like SSD, RAM and other screws are not that easy to replace. In fact, these are proprietary for new models.

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