Less than two weeks since the announcement of a new laptop computer the Apple MacBook Air, and handymen of iFixit have already disassembled the device “on.”
Recall that the laptop is equipped with 13.3-inch IPS Retina display with a resolution of 2560 × 1600 pixels and pixel density of 227 PPI (pixels per inch). Applied dual-core processor 8-generation Intel Core i5 and dedicated Apple T2 is responsible for performing number of tasks for data encryption.
In the Arsenal of the laptop to 16 GB RAM, fast SSD PCIe, adapters wireless communication Wi-Fi 802.11 ac and Bluetooth 4.2, and two high-speed Thunderbolt port 3 on the basis of the USB connector Type-C.
The opening of a new MacBook Air revealed the presence of chip RAM SK Hynix LPDDR3 RAM, solid state module, SanDisk, Thunderbolt is Intel, as well as components manufactured by NXP, Murata, Texas Instruments, etc.
Overall, concluded the specialists of iFixit, a laptop computer does not possess the maintainability — three points out of a possible ten. The advantage of the structure called modularity many components. The battery, if necessary, can be replaced, but it will have to dismantle the motherboard and speakers.
At the same time seriously hampered the maintenance of your keyboard. And chips the RAM and flash memory soldered on the main Board, which eliminates the possibility of an upgrade.