MacBook Air 7,2

MacBook Air 7,2 13-inch (Early-2015) is the subnotebook, engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple, powered by Broadwell processors family. It is the ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard, 13.3-inch widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and solid-state drive.

MacBook Air 7,2 13-Inch (Early-2015)

MacBook Air 7,2 13-inch Core i5 1.6 (Early-2015) is powered with a dual Core i5 (5250U) and Intel HD Graphics 6000 integrated graphics processor with 1.5 GB of shared DDR3 memory. It features 4/8 GB of RAM, a 128/256 GB SSD storage. First, the memory could be upgraded up to 8 GB at time of a purchase only, but since April 19, 2016 8 GB of RAM is a standard configuration. The amount of SSD storage installed also determined the price. The widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display has 1440 x 900 native resolution and a glossy surface.

MacBook Air 7,2 13-inch Core i5 1.6 (Early-2015) has an inbuilt FaceTime video camera with 720p resolution and two stereo speakers placed under the keyboard for multimedia and AirPort Extreme (802.11a/ac/b/g/n) port and Bluetooth 4.0 for communication. Two USB 3.0 ports, analog audio out, SDXC card slot and Thunderbolt 2 video\audio out with external display support sum up the connectivity options. MacBook Air Core i5 1.6 (13-inch, Early-2015) lacks Firewire, Ethernet (with an external adapter available for an extra cost), and optical audio in/out. A 45W MagSafe 2 power adapter comes in a bundle.

MacBook Air 7,2 13-inch Core i7 2.2 (Early-2015 CTO/BTO) is the build-to-order iteration of MacBook Air 7,2 13-inch Core i5 1.6 (Early-2015) that never made it to the standard one. It is the subnotebook, engineered, designed and manufactured by Apple, powered by Broadwell processors family. It is the ultra-thin machined aluminum case with a full-size backlit keyboard, 13.3-inch widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix display and solid-state drive.

Release Date

Introduced on:

  • March 9, 2015
  • April 19, 2015 (CTO/BTO version)

Specifications

  • Codename: MacBook Air.
  • Processor Speed: 1.6 GHz. 2.2 GHz (CTO/BTO version).
  • Boost Speed: 2.7 GHz. 3.2 GHz (CTO/BTO version).
  • Processor Architecture: 64-bit.
  • Processor type: Core i5 (5250U) “Broadwell”. Core i7 (5650U) “Broadwell” (CTO/BTO version).
  • Processor upgrade: soldered.
  • Cores: 2.
  • Graphics core: Yes.
  • On-Board RAM: 4 GB \ 8 GB, DDR3 1600 MHz. (8 GB added in April 2016).
  • Max. RAM: non-upgradeable.
  • Video: 13.3-inch LED-backlit TFT active matrix IPS, 16:10 widescreen, 1440 x 900 pixels max resolution.
  • Webcam: FaceTime 720p resolution.
  • Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 6000 graphics with 1.5 GB of shared DDR3 memory.
  • Storage: 128 GB \ 256 GB SSD (512 GB added in April 2016).
  • Storage upgrade: 512 GB from 256 GB at the time of purchase.
  • Fusion Drive: No.
  • Input\Output: 2 x USB 3.0, analog audio out, SDXC card slot and Thunderbolt 2.
  • Power Connector: MagSafe 2.
  • Battery: inbuilt lithium-ion polymer, 54-watt-hour.
  • Internet \ Wireless connection: inbuilt AirPort Extreme (802.11a/ac/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0.
  • Preinstalled OS: 10.9.2 (13C1021).
  • OS max. upgrade: current.
  • Dimensions: .11-.68 x 12.8 x 8.94.
  • Weight: 2.96 lb.

Apple Model Numbers, Discontinuation, Price

Apple Model Number: A1466 (EMC 2925).

Apple Parts Numbers:

  • MJVM2LL/A
  • MJVP2LL/A
  • MJVE2LL/A
  • MJVG2LL/A
  • MMGF2LL/A (2016, 8 GB, 128 GB SSD)
  • MMGG2LL/A (2016, 8 GB, 256 GB SSD)

Discontinued:

  • N/A

Price:

  • $999 – MJVE2LL/A and MMGF2LL/A
  • $1199 – MJVG2LL/A and MMGG2LL/A

Features

  • MacBook Air (13-inch, Early-2015) sports faster SSD drives by Samsung, and they have 4 lanes. Black Magic’s Disk Speed Test gives average write speeds of 629.9MB/s and average read speeds of 1285.4MB/s that is twice faster than MacBook Air Core i5 1.6 11-inch (Early-2015) with the last year SSDs aboard.
  • The integrated Intel HD Graphics 6000 is 20-25% faster than HD 5000 and boosts the graphic performance greatly. At least enough for everyday tasks MacBook Air is meant for.

MacBookAir 7,2 Models

MacBook Air (13-inch, 2.2Ghz Intel Core i7, Early 2015)

MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015)
Model IdentifierMacBookAir7,2
Model NumberA1466 (EMC 2925)
Part NumberBTO/CTO
Family13-inch, Early 2015
Released2015
Display Size13.3 inches
Dimensions12.8 x 8.94 x 0.68 in
Weight2.96 pounds
Processor2.2Ghz Intel Core i7
RAM4/8GB
Storage128/256GB SSD
OpticalNone
See alsoSell your MacBook Air (13-inch, 2.2Ghz Intel Core i7, Early 2015) online now

MacBook Air (13-inch, 1.6Ghz Intel Core i5, Early 2015)

MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015)
Model IdentifierMacBookAir7,2
Model NumberA1466 (EMC 2925)
Part NumberMJVE2LL/A
Family13-inch, Early 2015
Released2015
Display Size13.3 inches
Dimensions12.8 x 8.94 x 0.68 in
Weight2.96 pounds
Processor1.6Ghz Intel Core i5
RAM4/8GB
Storage128/256GB SSD
OpticalNone
See alsoSell your MacBook Air () online now

Miscellanea

  • MacBook Air (13-inch, Early-2015) is heavier than its competitors the Asus ZenBook UX305 and the Lenovo Yoga Pro.
  • Battery in MacBook Air 13-inch (Early-2015) is screwed not glued which is good for environment and makes the replacement an easier process.
  • Most think, MacBook Air closest competitor is Windows Surface 3 Pro, but we at iGotOffer believe, it’s iPad Pro with detachable keyboard and the jaw-dropping hardware.

Links

Apple MacBook Air 11-inch & 13-inch (2015): Unboxing and Comparison [Video]

Published by DetroitBORG on March 10, 2015.

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