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.
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.
80%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.