MacBook Air 2020 Full Review

The 2020 Apple MacBook Air is a big step up but did they push it too far? 🔥
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  • old macbooks used scissor switches, which is what most windows laptops use now

    Wishful ThinkerWishful ThinkerPrieš 3 dienas
  • I use the MacBook Air that you showed. It is pretty good!

    art_antiques robloxart_antiques robloxPrieš 12 dienų
  • my macbook pro is now 8 years old help me out austin and ken

    ALI YTMALI YTMPrieš 20 dienų
  • but this is running Catalina not big sur

    Ben TanBen TanPrieš 20 dienų
  • 4:35 I'm dying its a scissor-switch

    Tristan ShawTristan ShawPrieš 21 dieną
  • this is how much Austin said "OH" 👇

    Harrison14Harrison14Prieš 29 dienų
  • I have a 2017 MacBook Pro and the only thing I dislike is the keyboard. I tested out the keyboard on this laptop at a Best Buy and it is very awesome and allows for faster typing. I also like the fact that Apple included matching Apple stickers with the 2020 MacBook Air.

    apple mapple mPrieš mėn
  • seeing it after m1 launch

    Smarth PassiSmarth PassiPrieš mėn
  • Love how there’s a acer ad on a MacBook video

    Fortnite TimeFortnite TimePrieš mėn
  • who recognize he never said"hey guys this is Austin!"

    Denise Coryat-LopezDenise Coryat-LopezPrieš mėn
  • Does the MacBook Air 2020’s screen flip into a tablet

    Anti social club JazmyneAnti social club JazmynePrieš mėn
    • It does not. No touch screen.

      Holychristian44Holychristian44Prieš mėn
  • This was the first video I watched on my 2020 MacBook Air. I’m sure that made it happy

    ThatBeckfastThatBeckfastPrieš mėn
  • gold or silver im undecided i afraid to have regrets

    João HenriquesJoão HenriquesPrieš mėn
  • I have a crush thank u

    Tess HTess HPrieš mėn
  • Watching on a core i3 2020 air \

    Quinn GrecoQuinn GrecoPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • You now need to be specific that it’s early 2020 MacBook Air

    Gacha StarsGacha StarsPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Mending rakit pc

    france yoshifrance yoshiPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • 00:01 when ur teacher asks u to tell about macbook air

    Prakhar MishraPrakhar MishraPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • It’s the 16 inch MacBook Pro

    Th3_Re4PerTh3_Re4PerPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I don't get this one thing in laptops. If a $200 android phone can have a decent enough 1080p recording. Then why does laptop manufacturers use that cameras or atleast 1080p cameras for webcam. A dedicated webcam feels like a rip off to buy. It feels like an unnecessary device to use.

    Survival InstinctSurvival InstinctPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • everybody bitching in the comment section about how their windows shitbox is better: sorry bro, i dont speak broke

    ParFaNoxParFaNoxPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • i have windows msi gf65 Intel Core i7-9750H, Windows 10 Home 39,6 cm (15,6") Full HD Anti-Glare Display NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD USB 3.2 Gen 1, AC WLAN, BT 5.0 122 herz

    Shiba inuShiba inuPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • Am waiting for the MacBook Air with the Apple silicone chip to come out.

    LunarLunarPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • I wished Intel would have done this processor in the first redesign in 2018. Thanks Intel.

    Peat381 LowPeat381 LowPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • At 8:30 you mention the dead space around the batteries and that they could have been bigger. But isn't that dead space to accommodate heat generated by the batteries?

    Shed LifeShed LifePrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Is it good for graphics designer?

    HridoyHridoyPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • 2:48 MMmM sMELLs fReSh

    Ashe AsheAshe AshePrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Hi! First of all i am a student and i am going to buy this and i am stuck between i3 and i5 which one should i buy?

    ALİ POYRAZ TAMERALİ POYRAZ TAMERPrieš 3 mėnesius
    • I5

      Yuckmout' From Down UnderYuckmout' From Down UnderPrieš 2 mėnesius
  • But on ebay 500 DOLLARS AHEM sorry a little mucus

    VegitoTheOne AnimatorVegitoTheOne AnimatorPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Should I get the 2017 or.2020 MBA?

    7089 Sharon Abishek7089 Sharon AbishekPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • When my school has the old skool mac book

    IcZy RedIcZy RedPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • SAY HEY GUYS THIS IS AUSTIN

    Aztro_FlixAztro_FlixPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • It's super overpriced for a simple notebook with cheap specs

    daniel viegasdaniel viegasPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Add a touchscreen, Apple, and I'm totally sold.....

    Nikhil M WarrierNikhil M WarrierPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Lmao I’m suprised you know about mighty car mods lol

    WoozyWoozyPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Your missing the “Hey Guys it’s Austin”

    Faris SafiiaFaris SafiiaPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • By the way they called the older keyboards chiclet style keyboards.

    KR Gaming XKR Gaming XPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Hi

    Lawrence ChangLawrence ChangPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • If you could only upgrade the CPU or the RAM what would you upgrade to get the longest lifespan of of the computer? System requirements are only going to increase going forward

    CharlieMic5CharlieMic5Prieš 3 mėnesius
  • Hey guys...

    YOU'RE AWESOMEYOU'RE AWESOMEPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Please review the new Dell G7 15 with the i5H and 1660 Ti. It has an 86WHr battery and has the potential to be a great long-battery gaming laptop for under $1,000. I want to know - how comfortable is the keyboard? How is the screen - is it calibrated enough to be okay for photo editing? What is the battery life? Please and thank you!

    David H'eeDavid H'eePrieš 3 mėnesius
  • His animated voice and tonality is really something...

    JT DRJT DRPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • 30w? My cheap laptop uses a 45w charger Or did I hear wrong

    Mr_No_NameMr_No_NamePrieš 3 mėnesius
  • (In 2022) (Till the time there were 14 Million complaints on the Front 720p camera) (Apple got Sued and the company ended) (bcz they literally REMOVED front camera)

    Deepansh ChandraDeepansh ChandraPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • Apple products are extremely high quality, but they overprice literally everything they sell

    End My MiseryEnd My MiseryPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • What I need is a laptop that wouldn't lag like my Acer E 14 thats less than 5 years old and I can't even move cursor just an inch without the whole thing crashing like 2020

    Lianty YauriLianty YauriPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • no one: charli: does nothing everyone:follow

    Kijani - RobloxKijani - RobloxPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • 999-100=8000

    Kent LeeKent LeePrieš 4 mėnesius
  • What!? He watches Mighty Car Mods??? Now that was a huge shocker, did not expect him to be into cars.

    Brice GrahamBrice GrahamPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Can we just apreciate how buff austin is

    Cam NikCam NikPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • 6:26 That’s compared to the 2017 MacBook Air

    C3B0C3B0Prieš 4 mėnesius
  • What type of keyboard does a 2016 macbook pro have? I use the 2016 macbook pro and i hate the keyboard. The keys (sometimes) get stuck down. [15 inch]

    Fire Doggo 6000Fire Doggo 6000Prieš 4 mėnesius
  • i think the macbook air is supposed to be passively cooled like other ultrabooks, they were probably just too lazy to take out the fan

    Matthew WMatthew WPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • 0:25 Nobody: Austin: and that beautiful desiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiign

    The Young ArtistThe Young ArtistPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • I bought the Air. It does get super hot on simple tasks like LTclub and video playback. DO NOT DO IT ! Apple had everything going for this laptop until they messed up the heat sink!

    Paras GuptaParas GuptaPrieš 4 mėnesius
    • @Paras Gupta thank you for answering I really need to know that

      Lianty YauriLianty YauriPrieš 3 mėnesius
    • Lianty Yauri about 3 months

      Paras GuptaParas GuptaPrieš 3 mėnesius
    • @Paras Gupta how long have you used it?

      Lianty YauriLianty YauriPrieš 3 mėnesius
    • Lianty Yauri yes

      Paras GuptaParas GuptaPrieš 3 mėnesius
    • Are you using the 2020 version?

      Lianty YauriLianty YauriPrieš 3 mėnesius
  • my school got these for all 1000 students as an upgrade from the older macbook air and there is for sure a lot of improvements but i didnt like the speakers they felt so quiet compared to the other ones

    Parker KaderaParker KaderaPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • just count how many times austin got overwatch over 100 and thats 20000 dollars bruh

    HxlAirHxlAirPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Rip to the kid in my class that brought a 2018 MacBook for full-price and found out that this was coming out in a week

    E579E579Prieš 4 mėnesius
  • Getting one with i5 16gb

    Owenirie LSOwenirie LSPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Hi pls answer should I get a MacBook Air or a Microsoft surface 7 which one is better

    Jachin FloydJachin FloydPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Apple upgrades are ridiculous. Was thinking of switching to MacBook Pro and would cost me $600 to upgrade the ram and storage to a normal standard 16gb and 1tb

    Nathaniel QuickNathaniel QuickPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Every time I see someone strum anything I think of MCM. Was glad Austin thought the same thing when he did it 😂

    Nathaniel QuickNathaniel QuickPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • i got the i5 with 16gb mac air 2020

    Krypton 114Krypton 114Prieš 4 mėnesius
  • what song is this?

    Ai27Ai27Prieš 4 mėnesius
  • How did he open it so calmly without freaking out

    cowscowsPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • **800 dollars Austin

    owxnwebowxnwebPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • As a owner of this I like it 10/10

    Switch Playz 847Switch Playz 847Prieš 4 mėnesius
  • anyone knows if I can run xcode on a MacBook Air 2020?

    Simón Rieta SaldañaSimón Rieta SaldañaPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Why are you yelling lol

    Joe JenkityJoe JenkityPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • I like the creamy gold variant which looks like a mix of the old gold & rose gold colors. The most concern for me is its thermal since some reviewers reported abnormal rise of temperature even on some basic tasks, like browsing LTclub. I understand the new Intel Y series CPUs are intended to work "fanlessly", but it'd be more proximal to perfection if Apple would have added a heat pipe between the fan, which is blowing nothing, and the CPU. If the baseline MacBook Pro 13.3" has the gold option, I believe more people would like to choose that model.

    Voyage FestVoyage FestPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • Bruh keyboards it’s a damn laptop

    ᴀʏᴀᴍᴇᴀʏᴀᴍᴇPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • i just love the robo raptor chilling in the background lol

    Max IsenbergMax IsenbergPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • listening to your podcasts is actually better than audible

    SENNA124SENNA124Prieš 4 mėnesius
  • Pin my chat for no reason

    Mr. JaatMr. JaatPrieš 4 mėnesius
  • 6 years and my pc died rip

    Speeding TicketsSpeeding TicketsPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • WISHING TO UNEDIT HERE? UNEDIT UNEDIT UNEDIT

    HELP POWER VILLAIN WISH UNBLOCK NOW GUARANTEEDHELP POWER VILLAIN WISH UNBLOCK NOW GUARANTEEDPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • I agree. 11 inch rules!!!

    sam guaposam guapoPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • 12:43 he said 8000 dollars lol

    Heyxs GamingHeyxs GamingPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • why is the 2019 MacBook Air completely ignored

    Diamond HDDiamond HDPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Does MacBook Air 2020 has the glowing logo?

    Samara HossainSamara HossainPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Y would u spend over 1000 pounds to web browse if a 500 windows laptop could do it better

    DiogoTheguyDiogoTheguyPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • i use a 2019 macbook air for school and i hate it. A dual core i5, 8 gb of ram and 128 gb ssd for 1,500$.

    TurboBurst !TurboBurst !Prieš 5 mėnesių
    • in graphics tests in opencl the Zenbook actually beats the 1800 macbook pro lol

      Cinnamon NoobCinnamon NoobPrieš 5 mėnesių
    • yeh meanwhile the Asus zenbook 14 is also a Ultrabook it's actually lighter then the MacBook air only 2.5 lbs and in it u get a six core ryzen 5 processor, 8 gigs of RAM 256 GB SSD, and mx350 graphics for $550

      Cinnamon NoobCinnamon NoobPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • It was great | Thanks a lot

    Soheil HosseinySoheil HosseinyPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • 12:45 WOW ONLY $7999!

    The Grey PenguinThe Grey PenguinPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • it’s so thinn

    Daniel LDaniel LPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • I bought a refurbished MacBook Air 13 inch 2020 from the apple refurbished shop for $850 + $50 for shipping. I got it in the mail 2 days ago and I can honestly say that I am grateful of how it performs . This is my first time having a MacBook of my own .

    A Gamer's AdventuresA Gamer's AdventuresPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • The part of hair thats is above your glasses looks like the moustache of Adolf Haildof Shitler

    xUpsidedown-l- xxUpsidedown-l- xPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • I am gonna just buy a 2011 imac

    Costin PopaCostin PopaPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • What's up with the hair,Austin?

    Bat LightyearBat LightyearPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Apple said that Apple silicon will sop it getting hot

    ganga chanaganga chanaPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • I’m so happy you added the heating problem. Because other LTclubrs were really just pushing it too much and then blaiming the laptop. Great video!

    Tim KötterTim KötterPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • I got an hp ad while watching this 😂

    Lena SongLena SongPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Dude I just got this for my school laptop

    Seek SpikeSeek SpikePrieš 5 mėnesių
    • The 2020 version or an old one 💀

      QuaranTeen *QuaranTeen *Prieš 5 mėnesių
  • Just bought one today

    Mr_ ProMr_ ProPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • I literally just bought the MacBook air and it is incredible, all of the tech channels saying it overheats. Yes it gets warm when I do photo editing but its not HOT, just warm-ish. Even though I have the 8gb ram model it is still surprisingly snappy and quick. I find it a breeze doing online school work and listening to music. The battery lasts the entire day. Bottom line is, buy the air if you can't buy the "13 pro, great "cheap" alternative

    C RodC RodPrieš 5 mėnesių
    • @JT DR If all you are doing is writing papers, surfing the web and watching films, then by all means buy the MacBook. This is perfect for people like you, and the keyboard is really nice to type on. Me personally, after a month of use, returned mine because I started doing heavy 4k photo and video editing so I got a desktop. But if I were you, then yes the MacBook is perfect for what you need it for. And about the fan, it really should not turn on when writing papers and stuff. But when watching films for a long time, maybe. If you use headphones then it should be no problem. Edit: Also the speakers on the MacBook WILL blow you away, they sound phenomenal. The 2k resolution screen will look perfect for movies and shows. In the time I had my MacBook videos were always super enjoyable to watch. If you can wait, there are new MacBooks coming out as soon as late this year or early next year. They will be cheaper and more powerful. But this MacBook is still very good

      C RodC RodPrieš 3 mėnesius
    • Hi, everyone. I've pretty much seen all the reviews for this laptop and I'm 90% sure I'm gomna buy it. Just need that 10% from y'all though. While most of the reviews were very positive, I've seen comments about the fan (or lack thereof). And that's my only concern right now. Can it hold of like other macs? Just so y'all know I'm a researcher and content writer so I do basic browsing and writing almost everyday. And watch films / series for an extended amount of time. Would appreciate some long time users to respond. Thanks

      JT DRJT DRPrieš 3 mėnesius
    • @Alex Herrmann If you get the i5 it will be more responsive and fast when editing 4k. I recommend using DaVinci Resolve for editing because it does pre-rendering and it will be a lot more smoother. Just expect a few stutters here and there when editing, but it shouldn't be too bad of an experience

      C RodC RodPrieš 5 mėnesių
    • C Rod thank you. It will be 4k, I don't know a lot about laptop processors so do you know if I bought the i5 configuration with quad core would that make a big enough difference?

      Alex HerrmannAlex HerrmannPrieš 5 mėnesių
    • @Alex Herrmann If it's 4k then your MacBook will be cooked, the CPU will start throttlling and being slow. It can definitely handle 1080p video editing but just know the fan might turn on. The first time my fan turned on I got worried but it's nothing really.

      C RodC RodPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Look like alph alpha

    M4ExoM4ExoPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • The only laptop I would pick over this is the Microsoft Surface Book 3. Otherwise I would choose the MacBook Air or Mac Book Pro all day. Just specifically the Air because it’s better for traveling around with due to it’s size .🤧

    Tanea ItaliaTanea ItaliaPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • I just bought the base model MacBook air a day ago, and actually I´ve been able to edit videos (some color correction, adding text and some music) on DaVinci Resolve a lot better than I initially thought.

    Alex VlogsAlex VlogsPrieš 5 mėnesių
    • @Ashley Odom For tasks like school projects and browsing the web is pretty good!! as long as she doesn´t try to edit 4k video she will be fine. I say go ahead! Hope this helps

      Alex VlogsAlex VlogsPrieš 5 mėnesių
    • Alex Vlogs I been debating whether or not to get the MacBook air base model, just need it for virtual school for my daughter and just browse the internet. How are you liking it?

      Ashley OdomAshley OdomPrieš 5 mėnesių
  • Never buy a mac... You will suffer... (only for Indians 🇮🇳)

    Abhishek KumarAbhishek KumarPrieš 5 mėnesių
    • Bro what...

      QuaranTeen *QuaranTeen *Prieš 5 mėnesių
  • As long as it has a reliable keyboard, good battery life and performance good enough to handle some school work, I’ll get it. I’ve been waiting to upgrade from my early 2014 MacBook Air since I got it in 2014😂 so far it’s still working near perfectly so I’m still waiting.

    NightFuryLover1112NightFuryLover1112Prieš 5 mėnesių