Considering Macbook Air

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by MacKid6693, Mar 11, 2009.

  1. MacKid6693 macrumors newbie

    Mar 11, 2009
    Are Macbook Airs really as good as people say they are?
  2. Maks macrumors member

    Feb 26, 2009
    You're in a Macbook Air forum asking if the Macbook Air is good...I think it's pretty obvious what answers you will receive. Do some searching around here and you'll likely find what you need.
  3. SFStateStudent macrumors 604


    Aug 28, 2007
    San Francisco California, USA
    Depends on what your needs are; transportability, 3lbs, sleek look to it, awesome keyboard, the best connectivity around (N) and Apple really takes care of their MacBook Air owners via AppleCare. I've owned two of them and Apple always treated me right...:cool:
  4. Scottsdale macrumors 601


    Sep 19, 2008
    I absolutely LOVE my revised MBA. It cost a small fortune but is worth every penny of it. The whole point of the MBA is to still have the power of the Mac yet be super light and portable and have a beautiful display to look at. How could we not love it? In my opinion, the revised MBA is the coolest Mac ever.

    I did have the original which was problematic, but I cannot say enough about the new model. AND, I am actually planning to upgrade the day the MBA is revised. It's not that I don't love my MBA, it's just that I want more. I want more of it. I cannot wait for the future of the MBA. It should get even better from here.

    So, buy the MBA and LOVE IT! I am sure you will if you are even considering it.

    Definitely consider the SSD if you want it to be really fast or plan to use it as a primary computer.

    Best wishes with it.
  5. Keniff macrumors 6502a


    Dec 21, 2008
    United Kingdom

    I heard there were issues with the Battery!
    Or has that been solved since it first got released?
  6. SnowLeopard2008 macrumors 604


    Jul 4, 2008
    Silicon Valley
    If you are looking for portability, the MBA rules. Power wise a regular MacBook polycarbonate can match and/or beat it.
  7. SFStateStudent macrumors 604


    Aug 28, 2007
    San Francisco California, USA
    Never had a problem with the battery on my MacBook Air 1.8/64SSD or my 1.6/80GB. Actually, had 11 cycle count on both of my MacBook Airs, so battery actually worked as promised...:cool:
  8. kinkster macrumors 6502a

    Sep 15, 2008
    It's a very nice machine yeah.

    I love it for the ease of moving it around. I wouldn't pull it out nearly as often at school if it was a normal Macbook.

    The display difference compared to the normal Macbook is also huge, easily worth $300 imo, unless you just have it connected to an external most of the time.
  9. Miker2k macrumors regular

    Feb 2, 2009
    If the form factor and power meets your needs it's a fantastic machine.

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