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MacBook Air i7 (2011) Unboxing and First Look

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by Chilla Frilla, Jul 21, 2011.

  1. macrumors member

    Chilla Frilla

    #1
    What's going down guys

    I just uploaded my complete high definition Unboxing and First Look video of the new 1.8GHz i7 MacBook Air. I thought it would be helpful to some if I shared it here.

    You can check it out at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2X-mFQr-BU

    Enjoy. :)
     
  2. macrumors 65816

    #2
    When you post your review can you test how the fans are in the i7? Does the laptop get really hot and noisy when you're watching HD videos or skyping?
     
  3. macrumors 65816

    Airforcekid

    #3
    Thanks for uploading love these videos also a heat review and gaming (graphics) video would be nice too.
     
  4. macrumors regular

    #4
    Sorry, I found it boring...
     
  5. macrumors member

    Chilla Frilla

    #5
    I'll be sure to cover fan noise and heat. I haven't had much time to test the notebook yet, but I'll let you know!
     
  6. macrumors member

    Chilla Frilla

    #6
    No problem, glad to hear you enjoyed it! :D
     
  7. macrumors member

    #7
    Thanks for the video - it's making me very jealous :)
    I hope my online order arrives soon. The estimated delivery date is 2nd August :eek:

    By the way, could you add the model numbers and details of your SSD and display to this thread please?
    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=1192807
    (all the instructions are in the first post)
     
  8. macrumors 6502

    #8
    Hope to see some WoW testing per usual your reviews!
     
  9. macrumors member

    #9
    Hey thanks for this! Any chance you could test handbrake conversion times?

    Thanks!
     
  10. macrumors member

    Chilla Frilla

    #10
    You're very welcome, it'll will be worth the wait!

    I'll add numbers in there right now.
     
  11. macrumors newbie

    #11
    Is the 256GB ssd faster then the 128gb?
    Does Lion support TRIM?
     
  12. macrumors newbie

    #12
    How is the screen compared to the older MBA?

    I was sold on MBA until I saw the screens at the store. I really want an ultra portable, reliable laptop with a good screen...
     
  13. macrumors 65816

    CubeHacker

    #13
    Its the same screen as the '10 model. If you are looking for a quality screen, look elsewhere, such as the Pro's.
     
  14. macrumors member

    Chilla Frilla

    #14
    Of course! :)
     
  15. macrumors regular

    #15
    Nice video, look forward to hearing how loud the fans are on the i7 :)
     
  16. macrumors newbie

    #16
    also battery life! I've been worried about it being poor on the i7. comparison to the i5 would also be good. Thanks for your work!
     
  17. macrumors demi-god

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  18. macrumors member

    Chilla Frilla

    #18
    No problem! I'm planning on including some performance tests in the Review video.
     
  19. macrumors member

    Chilla Frilla

    #19
    Thanks! :D
     
  20. macrumors member

    Chilla Frilla

    #20
    Yes, the screen seems to be the same as the last generation model. It's not as up to par with the MacBook Pro, but in my opinion it's usable for something like the Air.
     
  21. macrumors member

    Chilla Frilla

    #21
  22. macrumors member

    Chilla Frilla

    #22
    Sure thing!
     
  23. macrumors 65816

    Gemütlichkeit

    #23
    not enough explosions?
     
  24. macrumors 68000

    Abyssgh0st

    #24
    Please tell me the screen comments aren't suggesting that the 13" MBPs are better.
     
  25. vty
    macrumors member

    #25
    Did I miss it, or have you conveniently left the MBA size (11 or 13) out of every title/post?

    I had to watch the video to figure out you were reviewing a 13".
     

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