Apple MacBook 12" m 1.1 (Early 2015)
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Apple MacBook Air 13" M2 8-GPU (2022)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Space Grey, Gold, Silver Colours Silver, Starlight, Space Grey, Midnight
1,299 $ / 1,449 € Price from 1,199 $ / 1,499 €
Q1/2015 Release date Q2/2022

Processor

Intel Core M-5Y31 Name Apple M2
Intel Manufacturer Apple
2 / 4 Cores / Threads 8 / 8
1.10 (2.40) GHz Frequency 3.50 GHz
14 nm Structure 5 nm
Broadwell Y Architecture M2 (Avalanche / Blizzard)
Q4/2014 Release date Q2/2022

Memory

8 GB Memory Size 8 - 24 GB
LPDDR3 1600 Memory Type LPDDR5 6400
-- Memory Bandwith 102.4 GB/s
No Upgradeable? No

Graphic card

Intel HD Graphics 5300 Name Apple M2 - 8 GPU Cores
Internal Type Internal
0.30 (0.85) GHz Frequency 1.40 GHz
1.50 GB Memory Size 24.00 GB
LPDDR3 Memory Type LPDDR5
14 nm Structure 5 nm
Q3/2014 Release date Q2/2022

Screen

12.0 inch Size 13.6 inch
2304 x 1440 (226 ppi) Resolution 2560 x 1664 @ 60 Hz (224 ppi)
16:10 Ratio 16:10
IPS Technology IPS
300 nits Max. Brightness 1000 nits
No HDR support Yes (1600 nits)
No Always On Display No
3840 x 2160 @ 30 Hz 1. external display 6016 x 3384 @ 60 Hz
-- 2. external display --
-- 3. external display --

Storage

256 GB Size 256 - 2,048 GB
SSD Type SSD
PCIe Interface PCIe
No Upgradeable? No
-- 2. drive --
-- Card reader --

Battery

Lithium-Polymer Type Lithium-Polymer
39.00 Wh Capacity 52.60 Wh
10.00 h Battery life 18.00 h
USB-C @ 29 W Charging USB-C @ 30 W (Optional 67W Fast-charge), MagSafe 3

Network

802.11ac Wireless LAN 802.11ax (WLAN 6)
-- LAN --
Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
-- Cellular --

Camera

0.2 MP, 480p Front camera 2.0 MP, 1080p
-- Back camera 1 --
-- Back camera 2 --
-- Back camera 3 --

Ports

-- HDMI --
-- DVI --
-- DistplayPort --
-- Thunderbolt 2x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2)
-- USB --
1x (USB 3.1 Gen 1, DisplayPort 1.2) USB-C 2x (Thunderbolt / USB 4.0)
-- Lightning --
-- Other MagSafe 3

Dimensions / Housing

13 mm Height 11 mm
280 mm Width 304 mm
197 mm Depth 215 mm
920 g Weight 1,240 g
Aluminum Housing Material Aluminum
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

A1534 Part-no --
MacBook8,1 Ident-No: MacBookAir11,1
2746 EMC-No: --
-- Security features TouchID
Link to manufacturer data sheet Link to manufacturer

Benchmark results

Geekbench 6 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 6 - Multi Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 5 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 5 - Multi Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Cinebench R23 - Single Core

Cinebench R23 is the latest version of Maxon's render benchmark. It is based on the Cinema 4D application, which is used to generate 3D shapes. We use the single-core as well as the multi-core test.




Cinebench R23 - Multi Core

Cinebench R23 is the latest version of Maxon's render benchmark. It is based on the Cinema 4D application, which is used to generate 3D shapes. We use the single-core as well as the multi-core test.




FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS) - FP32 (TFLOPS)

The theoretical computing power of the graphics card with single precision (32 bit) in TFLOPS. TFLOPS indicates how many trillion FP32 floating point operations the graphics card (GPU) can perform per second. The larger this number, the faster the graphics card is.




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