Apple Macbook Air 11" (Mid 2012) Installation Guides and Specifications

They are a couple of available upgrades for the Apple 11" MacBook Air (Mid 2012), You can quite easily replace the storage drive as well as the battery. You will need is some simple tools, and the correct parts. We then urge you to follow the videos or the Apple manual provided on the links below.

Please see our laptop drive page to locate your Apple compatible PCI SSD upgrade for your Mac, and we'll ship it fast from our warehouse in Victoria.

OWC Video Installation Guide for the Apple 11" MacBook Air (Mid 2012):

Recommended Tools for the HDD/SSD upgrade:

Newer Technology MacBook Air Tool Kit
Spudger - Apple Pry Tool Non-Marking - Nylon (Black Stick) - 922-5065
External Hard Drive Enclosure - Convert your existing drive into an external one

Apple User Guide for the Apple 11" MacBook Air (Mid 2012):

Apple Support Macbook Air (Mid 2012) User Guide (PDF)

Here is some detailed specifications as well as direct link to available upgrades:
Apple 11" MacBook Air (Mid 2012)
Introduced June 2012
Discontinued June 2013
Model Identifier MacBookAir5,1
Model Number A1465
EMC 2558
Order Number MD223LL/A (64 GB), MD224LL/A (128 GB)
Processor Intel Core i5 or Core i7 (3317U, 3667U) ("Ivy Bridge")
Processor Speed 1.8 GHz (Core i5) or 2.0 GHz (Core i7)
Architecture 64-bit
Number of Cores 2
Cache 3 MB (1.8 GHz) 4 MB (2.0 GHz) shared L3
System Bus Intel Direct Media Interface (DMI) at 2.5 GT/s
Standard Storage 64, 128, 256, or 512 GB flash storage
Link to upgrade tool & kits Tools for SSD replacement
Link to internal SSD Upgrade to a new PCI SSD
Link to external optical drive Get an external burner here
Trackpad Multi-Touch trackpad
Keyboard Full-size backlit keyboard with 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys
Built-in Memory 4.0 or 8.0 GB PC3-12800 (1600 MHz) DDR3L
Maximum Memory 8.0 GB
Memory Slots
Interleaving Support Yes
Link to RAM upgrade
Built-in Display 11.6-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen
Resolutions 1366 by 768
Graphics Card Intel HD Graphics 4000
Graphics Memory Up to 1 GB DDR3 SDRAM shared from main memory
Display Connection Thunderbolt digital video output
Display Support Support for up to two Thunderbolt displays
Display Modes Dual display extended, video mirroring, and AirPlay Mirroring
External Resolution Up to 2560 by 1600 pixels
Camera 720p FaceTime HD camera
Wi-Fi 802.11n
Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
USB 2 - up to 5 Gbps
Thunderbolt 1 - up to 10 Gbps
Display Thunderbolt digital video output
Audio In 1 - Built-in microphone
Audio Out 1 - 3.5-mm headphone jack, 2 - Built-in speakers
Hard Drive Interface 6.0 Gbps Serial ATA (SATA)
System Battery Built-in 35-watt-hour
Battery Life Up to 5 hours
Standby Time Up to 30 days
Maximum Battery Cycles 1000
Power Adapter 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter
Link to replacement battery Get a replacement battery here
Link to replacement charger Get a replacement MagSafe here

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