Apple 13-inch MacBook Air (M3, 2024)
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Apple 13-inch MacBook Air (M3, 2024)


8.5/10
Overall rating 8.5/10

Apple's most popular notebook gets updated with the M3 chip for better performance and better support for external displays.

Design:
9
Features:
8.5
Performance:
9.5
Value:
8
Mobility:
9.5
THE GOOD
Great performance
Completely silent
Now drives two external displays
Super thin, relatively light
Long battery life
Nice keyboard & large trackpad
Good speakers
THE BAD
Only 8GB of memory as standard
Upgrade options are pricey
Only two USB-C ports
Throttling can be an issue

Product Specification

Processor and Chipset Apple M3
Operating System macOS Sonoma
System Memory 8GB
Video & Display
  • 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display
  • 2560 x 1664 pixels (224 ppi)
  • 500 nits
  • P3 colour space
  • True Tone technology
Storage 256GB SSD
Optical Drive None
Connectivity
  • Wi-Fi 6E
  • 802.11ax/ac/b/g/n/a
  • Bluetooth 5.3
Audio
  • Four speaker sound system
  • Wide stereo sound
  • Three-mic array with directional beamforming
I/O Ports
  • 2 x USB-C Thunderbolt 3 / USB4
  • 1 x MagSafe 3 port
  • 1 x 3.5mm headphone jack with high impedance support
Miscellaneous 1080p FaceTime HD camera
Battery Type 52.6Wh
Dimensions 304.1 x 215 x 11.3mm
Weight 1.24kg