Macbook Air 2020 Price, Design, Keyboard, Display And Performance


Apple is known for its quality products and its amazing outfit and color, although exceptions are always there for some products. Most of the time, they never leave a chance to do the best of their potential. But what do you think about their new product MacBook Air 2020, which we are going to discuss today? Could you really taste the flavor of goodness in MacBook Air 2020, or it falls under that category of exceptions?

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MacBook Air 2020 starting price is $999.

Design specification

Slim and fit, MacBook Air 2020 just mimics the dimensions of their previous model MacBook Air 2019, i.e., 11.9 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches and weighs 2.8 pounds. Its slimness makes its appearance more engaging and worth looking at it. Nevertheless, apart from its dimensional features, which make it a more sensational approach, is the golden color of the entire device

Macbook Air 2020
Macbook Air 2020/ Image source: Phoneweek

Entirely anodized with golden aluminum gives it a sign of a pure gem of beauty. Besides, you will find the logo of Dell shining with grace. It is also available in the other two color options, silver and space grey.


Configured with a 13.3-inch display screen panel with a resolution of 2560 x 1600, MacBook Air 2020 is capable to produce top-notch level display. Fortunately, there is some other stuff which is the causes behind its top-notch quality, i.e., IPS display technology and LED backlighting specifications. After knowing this, one should not look at its display capabilities with an eye of suspicion. And you need to read the rest of the story to rejoice further.

Do you know that MacBook Air 2020 produces 113% of the sRGB color gamut? All the details of the screen are crisp, clear, and informative enough. Video or photo editing is very smooth in MacBook Air 2020.

TrueTone is an Apple display feature that automatically adjusts the color of the display screen according to the light of your ambiance. No botheration of maintaining the screen color separately.


Straight away, you cannot imagine the soft nature of the MacBook’s keyboard until you purchase and use it. When you step in the world of laptops, you find several important aspects, and one of them is the keyboard.

Apple has come with some better changes in their keyboard.

The adoption of a scissor-mechanism keyboard after replacing the butterfly-mechanism one is very interesting. There were some typing issues with the butterfly keyboard which needed to be solved. The scissor-type keyboard has blurred all those odds and holds an ability to light up anyone’s typing mood. Besides all these, the key travels a distance of 1 mm which results in smooth clicking and further enhances the zeal for working on it.

The touchpad is a very important part of the keyboard which is almost worthless to ignore. Apple has landed a massive touchpad that dimension-ally measures 4.8 x 3.2 inches. They made it very responsive while clicking and swiping. Due to its large size, you are getting more space to swipe on it which dwindles the probability of moving your fingers out mistakenly while swiping on it.

In terms of security, you get one fingerprint scanner at the top right-hand corner of the keyboard, just put your finger over the scanner and get your device ready to use.

USB Ports

MacBook Air 2020, being slim in size, is not capable enough to provide space for the settlement of slots on its right and left sides. Within that minimum space, you will get the following:

2 thunderbolt 3 ports on its left side;
1 headset jack on its right-hand side.

Audio Specifications

We can say that professionalism gets reflected in its sound quality when you listen to it. The cause behind its professionalism is the supporting Wide Stereo sound. Dolby Atmos playback strengthens the background of the audio and gets the sound more crystal clear. Furthermore, three mic array includes directional beamforming, which brings more crispiness in the sound.

Battery Backup

Rich in energy, MacBook Air 2020’s battery shows its electric potential for 9-10 hours without being tired enough. Nobody wants their device to remain plugged in for charging purposes during their work. It is even harmful to use a charging device whether it is a laptop, smartphone, tablet, or whatever you have because charging releases a sort of radiation waves that are bad for your health. So, you are free to use it continuously without any interruption.

Performance Rating

Powered by quad-core 1.1-GHz Intel Core i5-1030NG7 processor with 8GB of RAM, MacBook Air 2020 performs at its best. Turbo Boost clock speed is 3.5 GHz. Whenever you do multitasking, MacBook Air 2020 is at its best. In addition, 512 GB SSD brings speedy work culture, whether you consider downloading or uploading processes. What 512 GB SSD further does is it gives a nice touch to the storage part.

Intel Iris Plus GPU supports the graphics part of this device. Iris Plus GPU is so-so in terms of performance. Intel Iris Plus is not good enough for running intensive gaming applications.

Now, let us learn some more good aspects of it on the grounds of performance. Packed with the latest version macOS Catalina Operating system, MacBook Air 2020 has gained a fine stability and processing speed.


The webcam has a different priorities: levels, especially if you are engaged in work like regular online meetings via video conferencing or regular talks with someone. MacBook Air 2020 did not dissatisfy their fan base. In some models, you will get the camera addressed at the bottom bezel. Anyway, our case is positive. In the MacBook Air 2020, the webcam is placed at the top bezel. And the next thing about it is camera power, i.e., 720p camera which is good enough to click some excellent-level shots.

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