Uncovering the Charging Time for Your MacBook Air 2020

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Are you an Apple user wondering about the charging time of your new MacBook Air? Look no further! This blog post will provide you with all the information you need to know about the 2020 model's charging time.

The MacBook Air 2020 has a 67W power adapter, which is significantly faster than its 35W predecessor. According to Apple, this model can be fully charged in just one hour and 20 minutes – that's a full 100 minutes less than if it was also charging another device. This is great news for those who are always on the go and don't have a lot of time to wait for their laptop to charge up.

However, if you have an iPhone attached to the charger while it's working, then it will take around three hours and 40 minutes for the MacBook Air to reach a full charge. Even still, this is much faster than what was previously possible with the 35W power adapter.

When it comes to battery life, the 2020 MacBook Air offers up to 11 hours of wireless web browsing or 12 hours of iTunes movie playback when fully charged. This is great news for those who want their laptop to last throughout a long workday or school day.

We hope that this blog post provided you with all the information you needed to know about the new MacBook Air's charging time! It definitely looks like Apple has made some significant improvements in this area and we're sure that any Apple user would be thrilled with these results.

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Charging Time for MacBook Air

It typically takes between two to three hours to fully charge a MacBook Air using the 67W power adapter. The exact amount of time it takes depends on how depleted the battery is when you start charging. If the battery is completely drained when you start, it may take up to three hours and 40 minutes. If the battery has some charge left, it could take as little as two hours. It's also important to note that if you're using a 35W power adapter without another device attached, it will take around 120 minutes for a full charge.

Charging Speed of M1 MacBook Air

The M1 MacBook Air can charge quickly with the included 30W USB-C power adaptor. It takes around 65 minutes to reach 50% and two hours and 44 minutes to fully charge. This is much faster than some other laptops, which can take up to four hours or more to fully charge. Additionally, you can use a higher-wattage charger for even faster charging times, although this is not recommended for long-term use as it may damage the battery over time.

Charging Time for MacBook Air at 50%

Using the USB-C to MagSafe 3 Cable and optional 67W USB-C Power Adapter, it takes about 30 minutes for the MacBook Air with M2 chip to charge up to 50%. To check the battery's charge, you can look at the battery status icon at the right of the menu bar. This will show you the battery level or charging status.

Causes of Slow Charging on MacBook Air

The most likely cause of your MacBook Air charging slowly is an issue with the System Management Controller (SMC) or the T2 Chip. The SMC controls the process of battery charging and if it has incorrect data on the charger or the battery, then it will charge very slowly or not at all. To resolve this issue, you can try resetting the SMC or T2 Security Chip. This process can be found on Apple's support page under “Reset SMC or T2 Security Chip.” Once reset, the charging speed should return to normal.

Using a 65W Charger on a MacBook Air

Yes, you can use a 65W charger on your MacBook Air. The M2 MacBook Air is capable of fast charging, meaning it can charge faster when connected to a power adapter with a 65W or higher rating. To take advantage of this feature, simply connect your laptop to the charger using either the MagSafe or USB-C charging cable and your device will begin charging at a faster rate.

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James Walker

James Walker has a deep passion for technology and is our in-house enthusiastic editor. He graduated from the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, and loves to test the latest gadgets and play with older software (something we’re still trying to figure out about himself). Hailing from Iowa, United States, James loves cats and is an avid hiker in his free time.