Apple MacBook Air 2020 i7
Average of 1 scores (from 4 reviews)
Reviews for the Apple MacBook Air 2020 i7
After years without only minor updates to the MacBook Air, finally redesigned the super-thin laptop in 2018. Now they're back again with a major refresh. The ports and exterior haven't changed much, but this model ditches the contentious butterfly keyboard for a vastly improved typing experience, and is the first MacBook Air to offer an option quad-core CPU.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/28/2020
Source: Journal du Geek FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/16/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Impressive keyboard; powerful processor; high performance; attractive price.
Hands-On, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/19/2020
Source: Go4it.ro →EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; slim size; light weight; long battery life. Negative: Slow charging.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 05/28/2020
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU): Integrated graphics card in Intel Ice-Lake G7 SoCs based on the new Gen. 11 architecture with 64 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model ranging from 300 MHz base to 1050 - 1100 MHz boost. The Ice-Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm process at Intel produced.
Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.
i7-1060NG7: Ice-Lake based low power quad core processor for thin and light laptops and tablets. Integrated four Sunnycove cores clocked at 1.2 - 3.8 GHz that support Hyperthreading (8 threads). Furthermore, the SoC integrates a powerful Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7 graphics card clocked at 1.1 GHz and Wifi 6 / Thunderbolt partly integrated. The chip is manufactured in the modern 10nm process at Intel.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
Above all, this display size is used for subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles. For all three types, this size is quite large. The biggest variety of subnotebooks is represented with this size.
Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.
Apple: Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation which designs and manufactures consumer electronics and software products. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system but nowadays Macbooks are also able to run Windows. Apple has at least sporadically been considered the most valuable company in the world since 2011 and has consistently ranked among the Top 10 companies in the world.
In the laptop sector, Apple's market share was 9.3% in 2014 and 10.3% in 2016. The latter corresponds to the 5th place. In the smartphone segment, Apple achieved 15.3% in the first quarter of 2016, which means a market share loss when compared to the 18.3% in same quarter of the previous year.
Nevertheless, Apple ranked second place behind Samsung in both years.
There are tons of reviews on Apple laptops, smartphones and tablets. The ratings are significantly above-average (as of 2016).
80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.