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Apple MacBook Air MC505LL/A Notebook

  • Smallest Mac laptop ever
  • Speedy solid-state drive
  • Bright, high-resolution screen
  • Full-sized keyboard
  • Smallest Mac laptop ever
  • Speedy solid-state drive
  • Bright, high-resolution screen
  • Full-sized keyboard
  • Improved battery life
  • Higher quality display
  • Bootable SD card slot
  • Lower price
  • Slow processor clock speed
  • Small drive space
  • No keyboard backlighting
  • Slow processor clock speed
  • No keyboard backlighting
  • No video adapters or Apple Remote included
  • No ExpressCard slot
  • No matte screen option
At A Glance

With a faster processor speed and more RAM than its predecessor, this MacBook Pro model is an excellent choice if you’re a switcher, a new buyer, or have one of Apple’s older notebook models. Its graphics performance also makes this a good choice for gamers, unlike the 2.53GHz configuration.



Part Number MC505LL/A MC506LL/A MB985LL/A MC505LL/A

General Information

UPC Code 885909422586 885909422593 885909295715 885909422586
Manufacturer       Apple, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number       MC505LL/A
Brand Name       Apple
Product Name       MacBook Air MC505LL/A Notebook
Marketing Information      

We learned a lot from iPad. The new MacBook Air is proof. It's designed around all-flash storage for better responsiveness and reliability. It features a trackpad with full Multi-Touch support. And though it's incredibly thin and light, its large battery gives you portable power that lasts for hours.

Product Model       MC505LL/A
Product Type       Notebook
Manufacturer Website Address       http://www.apple.com
Product Line       MacBook Air


Processor type   Intel Core 2 Duo Intel Core 2 Duo  
Processor speed   1400.0  MHz 2660.0  MHz  
Cache size   3.0  KB 3.0  KB  
Processor count   2    
Bus speed     1066.0  MHz  


Display size   11.6  inches 15.4  inches  
Display type   Glossy LCD with LED Backlight Glossy LCD with LED Backlight  
Resolution   1366 x 768  pixels 1440 x 900  pixels  
Aspect ratio     16:10  


Drives included   1.0 1.0  
Drive size   128.0  GB 320.0  GB  
Drive type   Solid-State Drive    
Hard Drive Speed     5400.0  RPM  
Drive Controllers     Serial ATA  
Other storage     SD Card  
Storage Size       No
Solid State Drive Capacity       64 GB
Optical Drive Type       No

Ports and Connections

Available Interfaces   Bluetooth Bluetooth|Mini DisplayPort  
Wireless connection   802.11 n    
Video Interfaces   Mini DisplayPort    
Bluetooth     Yes  
Slots     SD Card  

Other Features

Docking Station Port   No No  
Devices   Built-In Microphone|Built-In Webcam Built-In Microphone  
Input devices     Keyboard (backlit)|Touchpad (multitouch)  


Graphics Type     Discrete  
Primary Graphics Chipset     Nvidia GeForce 9600M GT  


Battery Type     Lithium ion  
Vendor Rated Battery life     7.0  hours  
Standard Number of Batteries     1.0  
Number of Included Batteries     1.0  


Memory type     DDR3  
Memory speed     1066.0  MHz  
Memory max     8.0  GB  
Standard Memory       2 GB
Maximum Memory       4 GB
Memory Technology       DDR3 SDRAM
Memory Standard       DDR3-1066/PC3-8500


Width     14.35  inches  
Depth     0.95  inches  
Height     0.95  inches  
Weight     5.5  pounds  


Speakers     Stereo  

Storage Media

SD card     Yes  

Included Software

Operating System     Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)  
Included Software     iLife  

Battery Information

Battery Chemistry       Lithium Polymer (Li-Polymer)
Maximum Battery Run Time       5 Hour


Total Number of USB Ports       2
Number of USB 2.0 Ports       2
DisplayPort       Yes

Display & Graphics

Screen Size       11.60  "
Display Screen Type       Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Aspect Ratio       16:9
Screen Mode       WXGA
Screen Resolution       1366 x 768
Backlight Technology       LED
Graphics Controller Manufacturer       NVIDIA
Graphics Controller Model       GeForce 320M
Graphics Memory Capacity       Up to 256 MB
Graphics Memory Technology       DDR3 SDRAM
Graphics Memory Accessibility       Shared


Package Contents      
  • MacBook Air MC505LL/A Notebook
  • Lithium Polymer Battery
  • Power Cord
  • AC Wall Plug
  • Software Reinstall Drive
  • MagSafe Power Adapter
  • Printed and Electronic Documentation
  • Network & Communication

    Wireless LAN       Yes
    Wireless LAN Manufacturer       Apple
    Wireless LAN Model       AirPort Extreme
    Wireless LAN Standard       IEEE 802.11n
    Bluetooth       Yes
    Bluetooth Standard       Bluetooth 2.1

    Physical Characteristics

    Height       0.7"
    Width       11.8"
    Depth       7.6"
    Weight (Approximate)       36.8  oz

    Built-in Devices

    Webcam       Yes
    Microphone       Yes

    Processor & Chipset

    Processor Manufacturer       Intel
    Processor Type       Core 2 Duo
    Processor Speed       1.40 GHz
    Processor Core       Dual-core (2 Core)
    Cache       3 MB
    Bus Speed       800 MHz


    Operating System       Mac OS X 10.7 Lion

    Input Devices

    Pointing Device Type       Track Pad


    Macworld Labs

    Quake 4


    Photoshop CS3


    Cinema 4D XL 10.5


    iMovie HD6

    Speedmark 6 Score

    iTunes 7.7

    Tested Configuration

        Mac OS X 10.5.7 with 4GB of RAM