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How Long Is The MacBook Air's Battery Life?


I want a MacBook Air, but I am going to use it in class without plugs. How long does the battery last on those things?
- Asked by Fran V. October 21st, 2010 (Updated: December 9th, 2014)


The MacBook Air has surprisingly long battery life for such a thin and light product.

Apple provides official statistics on the battery life of the MacBook Air. According to Apple, the 11 Inch model boasts 5 hours of battery life during active web surfing, while the 13 inch model has 7 hours of battery life during active web surfing.

Since the MacBook Air echoes some of the storage and battery innovations of the iPad, its standby battery time is even more impressive- you can have your MacBook Air on standby for up to 30 days without a charge.