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MacBook Air/1.86GHz

At a Glance
  • Apple MacBook Air/1.86GHz (Mid 2009)

    Macworld Rating

    If what you want out of your Mac laptop is the best combination of speed and price, the MacBook Air’s not for you. But if the specs that matter most to you are light weight and small size, the MacBook Air...

If what you want out of your Mac laptop is the best combination of speed and price, the MacBook Air's not for you. But if the specs that matter most to you are light weight and small size, the MacBook Air is the system for you. If the MacBook Air always appealed to you, but you were turned off by the price tag, it's time to reconsider the Air, now that the price has been reduced.

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At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    If what you want out of your Mac laptop is the best combination of speed and price, the MacBook Air’s not for you. But if the specs that matter most to you are light weight and small size, the MacBook Air is the system for you. If the MacBook Air always appealed to you, but you were turned off by the price tag, it’s time to reconsider the Air, now that the price has been reduced.

    Pros

    • Bright 13-inch display
    • Full-size keyboard
    • Weighs three pounds
    • Thin

    Cons

    • Slower than all other Apple laptops
    • Single USB port limits connectivity
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