Compare Apple Macbook Air 2017 vs Macbook Air 2020

Updated on 12-Sep-2020

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


Basic Information

Model name Apple Macbook Air 2017 Macbook Air 2020
Launch date (global) 07-07-2017 07-07-2020
operating system (with version) macOS Sierra macOS
laptop type Everyday


Resolution 1,440x900 2560x1600
display size (in inches) 13.3 13.3
Display technology LED-backlit glossy widescreen display LED-backlit display with IPS technology


Wireless connectivity 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2 Yes
connectivity USB Type-C ports, SD card slots and Thunderbolt 3
Features Multi-Touch Gesture Recognition, Touch ID sensor, ambient light sensor, force click, multi-touch touchpad, pressure sensitivity


ram included (in gb) 128 8
ram type DDR3
ram speed (in mhz) 2133

Physical specifications

laptop weight (in kgs) 1.35 1.29
laptop dimension (in mm) 17x325x 227 16x304x212


processor model name Intel Core i7 (7th Gen) 1.1GHz quad-core Intel Core i5, Turbo Boost up to 3.5GHz, with 6MB L3 cache
clock speed 2.8 GHz
cores Quad-Core
ultra-low voltage (yes or no) N/A
graphics processor AMD Radeon Pro 555 / Intel HD Graphics 630 Intel Iris Plus Graphics
Cache L3 6MB


Storage drive type Flash storage SSD PCIe-based SSD
Storage drive capacity 256 512 GB


battery backup (in hours) 11
battery type 76 Wh lithium polymer Built-in 49.9‑watt‑hour lithium‑polymer battery
power supply 87 Watt AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz) 100–240V AC


speakers Stereo speakers, three microphones Yes
sound technology Wide stereo

Warranty and manufacturer info

warranty length 1 year warranty 1 Year

details of pre-installed software

pre installed software Mac Software, Final Cut Pro X, Logic Pro X





Popular Related Comparison


Digit caters to the largest community of tech buyers, users and enthusiasts in India. The all new Digit in continues the legacy of as one of the largest portals in India committed to technology users and buyers. Digit is also one of the most trusted names when it comes to technology reviews and buying advice and is home to the Digit Test Lab, India's most proficient center for testing and reviewing technology products.

We are about leadership-the 9.9 kind! Building a leading media company out of India.And,grooming new leaders for this promising industry. Protection Status