Compare Apple Macbook Air 2017 vs Macbook Air 2020

Updated 14-Jan-2021
Comparison between Apple Macbook Air 2017 vs Macbook Air 2020 Laptops. The comparision between these Laptops is based on Quick Specs, Basic Information, Features, Technical Specifications and Other Basic Features. Also see Price Comparision between Apple Macbook Air 2017 vs Macbook Air 2020 Laptops
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Key features comparision

OS

Apple Macbook Air 2017macOS Sierra
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Macbook Air 2020macOS
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Display

Apple Macbook Air 201713.3" (1,440x900)
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Macbook Air 202013.3" (2560x1600)
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Processor

Apple Macbook Air 2017Intel Core i5 5th Gen 5250U | 1.6 GHz
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Macbook Air 2020Quad-core 10th-Generation Intel Core i5 | 1.1 GHz
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Memory

Apple Macbook Air 2017128 GB SSD/8 GBGB DDR3
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Macbook Air 2020512 GB SSD/8 GBGB DDR4
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Basic Information

Model Name

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Apple Macbook Air 2017
Macbook Air 2020 : Macbook Air 2020

Launch Date (Global)

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 07-07-2017
Macbook Air 2020 : 07-07-2020

Operating System (With Version)

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : macOS Sierra
Macbook Air 2020 : macOS

Laptop Type

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Everyday
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Display

Resolution

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 1,440x900
Macbook Air 2020 : 2560x1600

Display Size (In Inches)

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 13.3
Macbook Air 2020 : 13.3

Display Technology

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : LED-backlit glossy widescreen display
Macbook Air 2020 : LED-backlit display with IPS technology

Panel Type

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Refresh Rate

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Connectivity

Wireless Connectivity

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2
Macbook Air 2020 :

Connectivity

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : USB Type-C ports, SD card slots and Thunderbolt 3
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Features

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Multi-Touch Gesture Recognition, Touch ID sensor, ambient light sensor, force click, multi-touch touchpad, pressure sensitivity
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Pointing Device

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Memory

Ram Included (In Gb)

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 8 GB
Macbook Air 2020 : 8 GB

Ram Type

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : DDR3
Macbook Air 2020 : DDR4

Ram Speed (In Mhz)

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 1600
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Ram Expandability Options (No. Of Unused Slots)

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Max Supported Ram

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Physical specifications

Laptop Weight (In Kgs)

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 1.35
Macbook Air 2020 : 1.29

Laptop Dimension (In Mm)

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 17x325x 227
Macbook Air 2020 : 16x304x212

Processor

Processor Model Name

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Intel Core i5 5th Gen 5250U
Macbook Air 2020 : Quad-core 10th-Generation Intel Core i5

Clock Speed

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 1.6 GHz
Macbook Air 2020 : 1.1 GHz

Cores

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Quad-Core
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Ultra-Low Voltage (Yes Or No)

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Graphics Processor

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Intel Integrated HD6000
Macbook Air 2020 : Intel Iris Plus Graphics

Gpu Memory Type

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Gpu Memory Amount

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Gpu Type

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Cache L3

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 3 MB
Macbook Air 2020 : 6MB

Boost Clock Speed

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Storage

Storage Drive Type

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : SSD
Macbook Air 2020 : SSD

Storage Drive Capacity

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 128 GB
Macbook Air 2020 : 512 GB

Hard Drive Speed (In Rpm)

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Optical Drive

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Second Storage Drive Type

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Second Storage Drive Capacity

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Power

Battery Backup (In Hours)

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Upto 10 hours
Macbook Air 2020 : 11

Battery Type

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 76 Wh lithium polymer
Macbook Air 2020 : Built-in 49.9‑watt‑hour lithium‑polymer battery

Battery Expandability Options (Yes Or No)

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

Power Supply

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 87 Watt AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Macbook Air 2020 : 100–240V AC

Sound

Speakers

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Stereo speakers, three microphones
Macbook Air 2020 :

Sound Technology

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : Wide stereo

Warranty and manufacturer info

Warranty Length

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 1 year warranty
Macbook Air 2020 : 1 Year

Warranty Details

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : N/A

details of pre-installed software

Pre Installed Software

Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
Macbook Air 2020 : Mac Software, Final Cut Pro X, Logic Pro X
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