Apple MacBook Air 13" M1 8-GPU (2020)
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Apple MacBook Air 13" M2 10-GPU (2022)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Gold, Silver, Space Grey Colours Silver, Starlight, Space Grey, Midnight
1,249 $ / 1,399 € Price from 1,499 $ / 1,849 €
Q4/2020 Release date Q2/2022

Processor

Apple M1 Name Apple M2
Apple Manufacturer Apple
8 / 8 Cores / Threads 8 / 8
3.20 GHz Frequency 3.50 GHz
5 nm Structure 5 nm
M1 (Firestorm / Icestorm) Architecture M2 (Avalanche / Blizzard)
Q4/2020 Release date Q2/2022

Memory

8 - 16 GB Memory Size 8 - 24 GB
LPDDR4X 4266 Memory Type LPDDR5 6400
68.2 GB/s Memory Bandwith 102.4 GB/s
No Upgradeable? No

Graphic card

Apple M1 - 8 GPU Cores Name Apple M2 - 10 GPU Cores
Internal Type Internal
1.30 GHz Frequency 1.40 GHz
8.00 GB Memory Size 24.00 GB
LPDDR4X Memory Type LPDDR5
5 nm Structure 5 nm
Q4/2020 Release date Q2/2022

Screen

13.3 inch Size 13.6 inch
2560 x 1600 (227 ppi) Resolution 2560 x 1664 @ 60 Hz (224 ppi)
16:10 Ratio 16:10
IPS Technology IPS
400 nits Max. Brightness 1000 nits
No HDR support Yes (1600 nits)
No Always On Display No
6016 x 3384 @ 60 Hz 1. external display 6016 x 3384 @ 60 Hz
4096 x 2304 @ 60 Hz 2. external display --
-- 3. external display --

Storage

256 - 2,048 GB Size 512 - 2,048 GB
SSD Type SSD
PCIe Interface PCIe
No Upgradeable? No
-- 2. drive --
-- Card reader --

Battery

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

Network

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

Camera

0.9 MP, 720p Front camera 2.0 MP, 1080p
-- Back camera 1 --
-- Back camera 2 --
-- Back camera 3 --

Ports

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

Dimensions / Housing

16 mm Height 11 mm
304 mm Width 304 mm
212 mm Depth 215 mm
1,290 g Weight 1,240 g
Aluminum Housing Material Aluminum
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

A2337 Part-no --
MacBookAir10,1 Ident-No: MacBookAir11,1
3598 EMC-No: --
TouchID 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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