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Apple MacBook Air 13 M3 10C GPU

Specifications

Apple MacBook Air 13 M3 10C GPU
Apple MacBook Air 13 M3 10C GPU
Processor
Apple M3 8 x 2.7 - 4.1 GHz, 21 W PL2 / Short Burst, 10.5 W PL1 / Sustained
Graphics adapter
Memory
16 GB 
, LPDDR5-6400, Dual-Channel, onboard
Display
13.60 inch 16:10, 2560 x 1664 pixel 225 PPI, IPS, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
Apple SSD AP0512Z, 512 GB 
, 465 GB free
Connections
2 USB 4.0 40 Gbps, 2 Thunderbolt, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 2 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm Stereo, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor
Networking
Broadcom 0x14E4, 0x4388 WiFi 6E AirPort (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E 6 GHz), Bluetooth 5.3
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 11.3 x 304.1 x 215 ( = 0.44 x 11.97 x 8.46 in)
Battery
52.6 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Apple macOS 14 Sonoma
Camera
Webcam: 1080p
Primary Camera: 2 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Quad speakers, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 35W PSU Dual-USB-C, 12 Months Warranty, fanless
Weight
1.237 kg ( = 43.63 oz / 2.73 pounds), Power Supply: 184 g ( = 6.49 oz / 0.41 pounds)
Price
1759 Euro

 

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Average Score: 89.8% - very good
Average of 28 scores (from 49 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 92%, features: 76%, display: 91% mobility: 90%, workmanship: 93%, ergonomy: 96%, emissions: 96%

Reviews for the Apple MacBook Air 13 M3 10C GPU

92.4% Apple MacBook Air 13 M3 review - A lot faster and with Wi-Fi 6E | Notebookcheck
Apple has updated its MacBook Air and thanks to its M3 SoC, the laptop's performance is now higher than ever before. Further improvements include its Wi-Fi 6E support and the ability to connect up to two external displays. Moreover, the blue Midnight color variant has been given a new coating to repel fingerprint marks.
Apple MacBook Air (13″, M3) review – A Great Travel Companion with Long Battery Life
Source: Laptop Media English
The biggest advantage of the Apple MacBook Air (13″, M3) is its compact dimensions and low weight. No matter if you are constantly on the go or just using the device normally at home or the office, you’re going to value how light this gadget is. That allows it to fit even in smaller backpacks or suitcases without sensing an extra amount of weight. The build quality is great – the laptop feels as solid as a tank. The keyboard is comfortable for work. The key travel is fine (not the longest we’ve seen though) and the feedback is pleasantly clicky. The touchpad is top-notch – it’s big, super smooth, and accurate. As always, the upgradability here is non-existent. Our laptop has 16GB RAM and a 512GB NVMe. We didn’t experience any slowdowns during the testing.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/19/2024
90% Apple MacBook Air M3 (2024) review: it's definitely no lightweight
Source: Creative Bloq English
This may be Apple’s cheapest portable Mac, but it gives up very little to its desktop cousins in terms of performance. The Apple MacBook M3 is another step down the revolutionary road that began with the M1, a journey that sees the Mac move further away from Intel processors and deeper into the new, efficient and quiet computing landscape. The M3 Air’s battery life is exceptional, it’s completely silent in use, thin and light, and with a 15-inch screen it’s big enough for most uses. The M3 Air is a serious laptop for any creative pro, but it is perhaps starting to look like it’s falling behind in the innovation stakes.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/17/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Air M3 Review (2024): Fantastic When You Need It, Expensive If You Don't
Source: Slashgear English
The MacBook Air with the M3 chip is a fantastic laptop. I'd call it boringly good because it gets almost everything right that you would expect from a sleek ultrabook. Plus, it pushes the extra mile at battery longevity, sustained performance, and the reliability of macOS Sonoma. If you know your workflow and the Pro model is a definite overkill for you, even the $1,099 base model (with an external SSD strapped to it) will last you for years. Apple, for some reason, wants to push this laptop's AI capabilities — which seems like a fashionable-buzzword thing, whereas the device currently remains the benchmark ultrabook. But saying that isn't as topical or attractive as focusing on AI — and Apple's already been promising that the MacBook Air's been on top of the pile for years.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/29/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
MacBook Air M3 vs MacBook Pro M3 - Which Should You Buy? [2024]
Source: The Tech Chap English
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 03/24/2024
Apple MacBook Air with M3 review: Battery champ with performance to beat
Source: Business Standard English
Nevertheless, the keyboard is followed by a large touchpad supports various pressure-sensing capabilities and multi-touch gestures, intelligently preventing accidental touches. Powered by the M3 chip with an 8-core CPU, up to a 10-core GPU configuration, and a 16-core neural engine, the MacBook Air delivers smooth performance. Even after prolonged use, performance remains consistent, except for power-and-graphic intensive tasks where the fanless design may lead to performance drops. The battery life is impressive, almost reaching Apple's claimed 18 hours, allowing users to confidently leave the charger behind for extended periods. Priced at Rs 174,900 (review unit), the MacBook Air with M3 offers versatility across various parameters, making it a compelling choice for students, professionals, and consumers seeking a thin-and-light laptop with excellent performance and battery life.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/22/2024
90% The MacBook Air (M3) is ready for the ‘AI era’, but what you do with it matters the most
Source: The Indian Express English
Apple has added to all the confusion around AI PCs by pitching the new M3 MacBook Air as the “World’s Best Consumer Laptop for AI.” Yep, another computer with “AI” sprinkled on top of the messaging. But the truth is, the full picture will be revealed only when the company reveals its Gen AI strategy later this year, as CEO Tim Cook has already indicated. That means this notebook is now more of an AI-ready computer that may not give you exactly the true scale at which Apple sees how generative artificial intelligence will be embedded across its operating system or services. So, should you get the new M3 MacBook Air just on the premise of it being a computer almost ready for the prime-time AI era, or do you want to upgrade to a Mac as a replacement for an old notebook that seems outdated both in tech and performance?
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/22/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
Here's the Thing about the M3 Macbook Air...
Source: Marques Brownlee English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/21/2024
90% Apple MacBook Air M3 Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
For those who don’t have professional workflows, this is the best MacBook you can currently buy and the one I would personally choose. I’d only recommend the MacBook Pro M3 ($1599/£1699) for those who want a fully capable HDR display. There’s lots of competition on the Windows side, with the £1399.99 Asus Zenbook 14 taking the best laptop crown currently and this does have the OLED display the MacBook Air is missing. It’s not often said that Apple laptops offer good value, but I think the MacBook Air M3 is just that. With a starting price of £1099/$1099 (down from £1249/$1199 for the M2 13-inch model) rising to a very tempting £1299/$1299 for the 15-inch, this machine is truly hard to beat.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/20/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Air M3 review: As close to perfect as it gets
Source: India Today English
If it is in any doubt: I absolutely loved using the MacBook Air 13. It is fast, has extremely long battery life, good screen and audio performance, great hardware and design, including the backlit keyboard and trackpad, and it is light enough to be chuckable in the messiest and fullest of backpacks. Also, the software — in this case macOS Sonoma — compliments the hardware well. At least, in terms of out of the box experience, as well as in terms of user choices and polish, I find it better than Windows. Now, there are some tasks for which the Air M3 may not be the right laptop. And I mentioned them in the beginning of this article.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/20/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Air 13-inch (M3) review: Seeking portable perfection
Source: Laptop Mag English
While competition from Intel and AMD are challenging Apple when it comes to raw performance, the MacBook Air 13 M3 shows Apple still has a clear lead when it comes to the balance between performance and efficiency. This is particularly valuable in a thin-and-light form factor like the 13-inch Air M3, as it manages to offer sufficient performance to handle any productivity task and at least light creative work in an easily portable chassis. Not only that, but you don't need to be on a perpetual search for an outlet oasis, as you have enough battery life to last through a full day for most people. While the 13-inch MacBook Air M3 isn't cheap at a starting price of $1,099 ($1,299 for the model I'd recommend with 16GB of RAM), the reality is that this aligns closely with its Windows counterparts that offer anywhere near the same quality hardware.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/20/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
100% Apple MacBook Air 13.6in (M3, 2024) review: Not a big upgrade but still a great laptop
Source: Expert Reviews English
All of which brings me back around to the advice I gave at the very top of this review. If you have £1,099 to spend on your main laptop, and if you need something reliable, speedy, long-lasting and compact, there’s nothing better than the M3 MacBook Air. Yes, you can buy Windows laptops that are faster and cheaper and, yes, they will probably have more RAM and storage. However, they will also be louder and less efficient and they will have worse battery life. You could also opt for the M2 MacBook Air – it’s cheaper, after all – but with only a £100 price gap, I think you’d be doing yourself a disservice. The M3 Apple MacBook Air is for me, therefore, the new king of laptops. If you want the best portable computer on the market, save yourself a lot of messing around and just go out and buy one.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/19/2024
Rating: Total score: 100%
85% Apple 13-inch MacBook Air with M3 chip review: Still the best MacBook for most people
Source: Hardware Zone English
Here are the results of the 13-inch M3 MacBook Air. To recap, the unit I’m testing is the most basic one with 8 CPU cores, 8 GPU cores, 8GB of memory, and 256GB SSD. Despite its humble specs, it proved to be really capable performer. Its CPU performance is clearly markedly better than an M2 MacBook Air. On bursty benchmarks like Geekbench 6, it was as much as 20% faster. But on longer workloads where throttling comes into play like Cinebench, that advantage drops to around 8%. Throttling on long workloads can be quite significant. In our video transcode test, the MacBook Air took nearly 50% longer to complete as compared to the 14-inch MacBook Pro, which also has an 8-core CPU M3 chip.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/16/2024
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 80% performance: 95% mobility: 95% workmanship: 90%
80% Apple MacBook Air (M3) review: don’t overlook it
Source: Digital Trends English
If you’re upgrading from the M2, absolutely not. There’s not nearly enough new here to make it worth an upgrade from the M2 MacBook Air. But if you’re coming from the M1 MacBook Air (or an older MacBook), you’ll be delighted by the M3 MacBook Air. The GPU performance is excellent, and the ability to support two monitors will be a game changer for some, even if it requires keeping the lid closed. If you’re considering this against many of the comparable Windows laptops in this price range, you’ll again find that the M3 MacBook Air outclasses those laptops in almost every way. Put simply, the M3 MacBook Air is still one of the very best laptops you can buy, and it’s a solid value for the price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/16/2024
Rating: Total score: 80%
90% MacBook Air 13-inch M3 review: A small wonder
Source: Tom's Guide English
The MacBook Pro 13-inch M3 impresses thanks to its tasteful ultraportable design, bold display, epic battery life and powerful M3 performance. While MacBook Air M2 owners don't have to upgrade due to the relatively small bump in performance, MacBook Air M1 users should seriously consider buying the new laptop. The same is true for anyone new to the Apple ecosystem seeking the most recent Air model. Even if $1,099 isn't cheap, the new 13-inch MacBook Air is the most affordable Apple laptop packing an M3 chip. For what it offers, it's a magnificent value.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/14/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
100% Apple MacBook Air 13-inch (M3, 2024) review: lightweight heavyweight
Source: T3 English
The redesign of the MacBook Air was a major revelation. Adding Apple's M3 silicon into that mix gives this laptop even more life. And cutting the effective price generation on generation makes it even more appealing for those seeking a portable 13-inch laptop. There are nitpicks, such as the screen notch not being a perfect solution, intensive tasks causing some heat, but nothing major. It's also important to understand that the M3 in the fanless Air form isn't as powerful as from the step-up MacBook Pro's solution. Overall, I still think the MacBook Air is the best laptop in the world for most people and this 2024 edition with M3 continues to prove that. It's silent, it's powerful, it's long-lasting and it's ultimately hard to fault.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/13/2024
Rating: Total score: 100%
90% MacBook Air M3 Review: Air to the throne
Source: Mobile Syrup English
People are going to have a hard time calling the MacBook Air underpowered now. Ever since the 12-inch MacBook, I've dreamed about a small and light computer that can do it all, and every year, the Air line gets closer and closer to that perfection. If you just want a phenomenal computer, any MacBook Air with an M-series chip will be sufficient, and if you just do basic office work and light creative stuff on the side, the base model offers more than enough power. Creatives will benefit from the upgrade to the 10-core GPU model and 16GB of RAM, but most people really need to worry about storage. It fills up fast on laptops and if you plan to game, that will eat a lot of your SSD space. If you want to dive deeper into what model is right for you we have a full buying guide here. Overall, you'll struggle to find the power limits of the M3. Even for creative work, it's an amazing computer.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/12/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
MacBook Air M3 review: Unsurprisingly excellent
Source: Engadget English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/12/2024
MacBook Air M3 REVIEW - Watch Before You Buy... [M1 vs M2 vs M3]
Source: The Tech Chap English
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/09/2024
M3 Macbook Air BASE Model good enough?
Source: Patrick Rambles English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/09/2024
M3 MacBook Air Overheating - What was Apple Thinking?!
Source: Max Tech English
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/09/2024
M3 MacBook Air Teardown - Apple FIXED the MacBook Air!
Source: Max Tech English
Support, online available, Long, Date: 03/09/2024
M3 MacBook Air REVIEW: The AI Notebook!
Source: GadgetMatch English
The new MacBook Air with M3 chip is here. It’s more powerful, faster in many ways and it's even better at AI. But should you go rushing out to buy one? This is our review.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/09/2024
MacBook Air M3 | Buy or Skip?!
Source: Tom's Guide English
The new 13- and 15-inch MacBook Air laptops have arrived with the latest Apple M3 processor. Not only are these notebooks the most powerful MacBook Airs yet, but they’re also the most affordable M3 MacBooks. As great as these devices are, however, you might not need one — especially if you own or price out the previous M2 models. Let’s look at reasons to buy or skip based on my MacBook Air M3 review.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 03/08/2024
M3 MacBook Air is Finally HERE - 5 BIG Changes!
Source: Max Tech English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/08/2024
90% Apple M3 MacBook Air (13-Inch) Review: Why Buy Anything Else?
Source: Make Use Of English
If you're currently using a previous Apple Silicon Mac, upgrading to the M3 MacBook Air might be a hard sell. The performance gains are marginal and may not be substantial enough to warrant an immediate upgrade, especially if your current laptop still serves you well. The M3 MacBook Air retains much of what made its predecessors great, with some incremental improvements in performance and connectivity. However, I think the M3 MacBook Air shines as an entry point into macOS and the Apple ecosystem. For those looking to switch from Windows or upgrade from an older Intel-based MacBook, this laptop offers a compelling package, one that embodies Apple's new design language, insanely long battery life, and general quality-of-life improvements across the board with faster Wi-Fi and storage.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/08/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Air M3 Review: Thank you, Apple, for this one thing!
Source: Nextpit EN English
The M3 MacBook Air is more of an incremental upgrade. After some criticism, Apple has equipped its notebook with an anti-fingerprint coating. In addition, the manufacturer finally managed to make its standard silicon chips capable of operating two external screens. The better speakers in the 15-inch model are also a welcome innovation. However, the fact that Apple is more concerned with product maintenance with the M3 Macbook Air also means that upgrading from its previous models is less advisable. The performance of the M3 SoC is once again fantastic and doesn't even have to cower behind the M3 Pro and M3 Max, but differences to the M2 should be rather minor unless running two external screens is of utmost importance to you.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/08/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Apple MacBook Air 13-Inch (2024, M3) Review
Source: PC Mag English
As we said at the outset of this review, the iterative progress of Apple's MacBook Air is predictable but consistently impressive. With the same ultraportable design and a compelling boost in performance and features, the 13-inch MacBook Air is a compelling choice for ultraportable-laptop shoppers. The newest model gains productivity performance, expanded monitor support, and a GPU that can even handle some light gaming, all in a package that's feathery enough to carry home from the office, pack alongside textbooks, or use on a cross-country flight. Yeah, we still dislike the screen notch, and the limitations to the monitor support (different, this time) are still real, but one thing is true above all: If you want a Mac that's exceptionally portable, and capable enough for daily life, the latest 13-inch Apple MacBook Air is our new favorite.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/08/2024
Rating: Total score: 80%
M3 MacBook Air Review: A Better Reason to Upgrade?
Source: CNet English
If you’re on an older MacBook Air or even a MacBook Pro, the M3 MacBook Air continues Apple’s impressive performance streak, especially if you’re in need of a graphics boost.
Comparison, online available, Medium, Date: 03/07/2024
The M3 MacBook Air "Problems"
Source: Dave 2D English
My review of the M3 MacBook Air vs M2 MacBook Air. Addressing concerns around the 8GB RAM and double external screen limitations.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/07/2024
MacBook Air 13-inch (M3) hands-on review: Seeking portable perfection
Source: Laptop Mag English
While competition from Intel and AMD are challenging Apple when it comes to raw performance, the MacBook Air 13 M3 shows Apple still has a clear lead when it comes to the balance between performance and efficiency. This is particularly valuable in a thin-and-light form factor like the 13-inch Air M3, as it manages to offer sufficient performance to handle any productivity task and at least light creative work in an easily portable chassis. Not only that, but you don't need to be on a perpetual search for an outlet oasis, as you have enough battery life to last through a full day for most people. While the 13-inch MacBook Air M3 isn't cheap at a starting price of $1,099 ($1,299 for the model I'd recommend with 16GB of RAM), the reality is that this aligns closely with its Windows counterparts that offer anywhere near the same quality hardware. For college students, frequent travelers, or anyone who wants an easily portable laptop without skimping on performance, the 13-inch MacBook Air M3 is an easy recommendation.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/07/2024
86% 15-inch M3 MacBook Air review: Read this before you even think about buying
Source: Mashable English
The 15-inch M3 MacBook Air may seem like a simple refresh, but as someone who owns the M2 MacBook Air, I’d definitely trade it in for the new-generation model. Our testing shows that the M3 MacBook Air is about 20% faster, give or take, than the M2 MacBook Air, particularly when it comes to creator-focused workflows. In other words, expect zippier performance, whether you’re a fledgling video editor or a photo-editing hobbyist. The 15-inch M3 MacBook Air continues to blur the line of the Air and Pro models, providing ample “oomph” for creatives, professionals, and students who need robust performance that can handle their multifaceted workflows.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/07/2024
Rating: Total score: 86% performance: 90%
90% MacBook Air M3 13-inch and 15-inch review (2024): Excellent yet unsurprising
Source: Engadget English
There aren’t any major surprises with the 13-inch and 15-inch M3 MacBook Air, but after years of continual upgrades, that’s to be expected. They’re great computers with excellent performance, gorgeous screens and incredible battery life. And best of all, their introduction also pushes down the prices of the still-great M2 models, making them an even better deal.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/07/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
Apple’s M3 MacBook Air might be the most well-rounded laptop ever
Source: Mobile Syrup English
For most, the M2 is a better buy since it leaves you with more budget to upgrade your storage from the base 512GB option. If you want a large screen, the 15-inch M3 is a nice machine, and the extra battery life is always welcome. That leaves the 13-inch M3 Air in a weird spot, but if you want to dabble in video editing, gaming or see yourself getting into AI over the next few years, that M3 chip will likely be helpful to you.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/04/2024

Foreign Reviews

Apple MacBook Air M3 Ich hab' einen neuen Lieblings-Mac
Source: Futurezone.at German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/26/2024
90% Apple MacBook Air 13 Zoll 2024 M3: Neuer Einsteiger-Laptop im Test
Source: Computerbild German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/13/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
M3 MacBook Air (2024) review: Benchmark results of Apple's AI laptop may surprise you
Source: ZDNet German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/09/2024
95% He analizado el MacBook Air con chip M3 y sigue siendo el mejor portátil para (casi) todo el mundo
Source: Computerhoy Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/19/2024
Rating: Total score: 95%
Recensione MacBook Air M3: è arrivato il momento di pensionare il mio M1?
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; nice performance; long battery life; good price. Negative: Mediocre notch.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/14/2024
La recensione di MacBook Air 2024 con M3: a chi serve un computer da gaming?
Source: Techprincess IT Italian IT→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high gaming performance; very long battery life; excellent display; great connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/07/2024
90% Review Apple MacBook Air M3 - Van buiten hetzelfde, van binnen iets beter
Source: Bright.nl Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/13/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Test du MacBook Air M3: Merci Apple pour cette amélioration
Source: Nextpit France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/11/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Test du MacBook Air M3 (2024) : les performances portables redéfinies
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/08/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
100% Мини-обзор: Apple MacBook Air 13 (M3)
Source: DGL.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/20/2024
Rating: Total score: 100%
93% MacBook Air (M3, 2024) recenze: notebook, který už dávno není jen pro studenty
Source: Smartmania.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/02/2024
Rating: Total score: 93% performance: 94% features: 89% mobility: 95% workmanship: 95%
Đây là 5 nâng cấp ấn tượng nhất của MacBook Air M3 bạn cần biết
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; high performance; great dual displays; modern Wi-Fi 6E connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/11/2024
Trên tay MacBook Air M3 13 inch: Bình cũ “AI” mới, mạnh mẽ hơn, chỉ từ 27.99 triệu đồng
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; great ergonomics; decent display; rich set of ports.
Hands-On, online available, Long, Date: 03/09/2024
90% Test Macbook Air M3 (2024)
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/07/2024
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Anmeldelse: Apple MacBook Air 2024
Source: Input DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/19/2024
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% performance: 97% workmanship: 97%
83% M3 MacBook Air test | en lækker lille opgradering
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/07/2024
Rating: Total score: 83%

Comment

Apple M3 10-Core GPU: An integrated graphics adapter designed by Apple that features 10 cores. This iGPU is built into the Apple M3 SoC; it uses the unified memory architecture and has support for new technologies such as mesh shading and ray tracing. In our testing, the M3 GPU (10 cores) mostly was 5% to 20% faster than the 10-core M2 GPU depending on the task. Just like the rest of the Apple M3 chip, the graphics adapter is manufactured on a 3 nm TSMC process (possibly N3B).

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


M3: System on a Chip (SoC) from Apple that integrates 8 CPU cores (4 performance cores with up to 3.5 GHz and 4 efficiency cores at up to 2.4 GHz), 16 + 4 MB Level 2 cache and unified memory controller that supports up to 24 GB LPDDR5-6400 RAM (100 GB/s throughput). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


13.60":

There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Apple: Apple is a US company founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. Headquartered in Cupertino, California, the company is known for its innovative products such as the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch, and manufactures computers and consumer electronics as well as operating systems and application software. Apple is also a leading provider of software and services such as the App Store, iTunes and iCloud.

Apple has earned a reputation as a company that focuses on design and ease of use. As for their notebooks, they are mostly in the high-priced segment, have their own operating system, but also run Windows on the newer Macbooks.

Apple is one of the most valuable companies in the world and has a loyal following of customers and fans. The company also has a strong presence in the entertainment industry, with services like Apple Music and Apple TV+. In 2023, Apple had an approximate 8% market share of global PC sales, ranking it 4th after Lenovo, HP, and Dell.


89.8%: There are not very many models that are rated better. Most of the assessments are in percentage ranges below that. The tested product is not considered perfect, but the sources give a clear purchase recommendation.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Apple MacBook Pro 16 2023 M3 Pro
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Apple MacBook Pro 14 2023 M3
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Stefan Hinum, 2024-03-28 (Update: 2024-03-28)