MacBook Air 2022 - 13"

Available in 4 storage options:

  • 256GB
  • 512GB
  • 1 TB
  • 2 TB
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Apple offers four storage options for the 2022 MacBook Air 13”. The storage options include 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB.

How much storage does the MacBook Air 2022 - 13" have?

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" is available in 4 storage options: 256GB, 512GB, 1 TB, and 2 TB.

Both the MacBook Air 2020 - 13" and MacBook Air 2022 - 13" share four storage options: 2 TB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1 TB. However, the MacBook Air 2022 - 13" does not have options for 128GB, as seen on the MacBook Air 2020 - 13".

Storage Popularity

Which MacBook Air 2022 - 13" storage are most people buying?

Which MacBook Air 2022 - 13" storage is most popular?

The most popular MacBook Air 2022 - 13" storage option is 256 GB, chosen by 69% of buyers on Swappa.

Storage Pricing

How does storage size affect MacBook Air 2022 - 13" price?

More storage generally means a higher price for the MacBook Air 2022 - 13".

In November 2022, the average sale price for the Apple M2 / 256 GB option was $965, the Apple M2 / 512 GB option was $1234, the Apple M2 / 1 TB option was $1854, the Apple M2 / 2 TB option was $.

MacBook Air 2022 - 13" Price

How much storage do I need on my MacBook Air 2022 - 13"?

The amount of MacBook Air 2022 - 13" storage you need depends on how you use your laptop. If you frequently capture photos or videos, download a lot of music, or install a bunch of games and apps, you should probably opt for the larger storage size. On the other hand, if you primarily stream video and music online, store most of your photos and videos in the cloud, and only install a few games and apps at a time, you can save money by getting a smaller storage option.

What is the best storage for MacBook Air 2022 - 13"?

Although some storage sizes are more popular than others, there isn’t really a “best” MacBook Air 2022 - 13" storage capacity. In reality, the best MacBook Air 2022 - 13" storage size really depends on what you do with your laptop. If you don’t take a lot of photos or videos and you don’t tend to install a lot of games and apps, you’re probably better off saving money and getting a smaller size. However, if you take a lot of photos and videos, and you like to download a lot of games and apps, opt for additional storage.

File Storage Capacity

How many photo, video, and music files can MacBook Air 2022 - 13" hold?

256GB

48,200
pics
1,205
minutes
25,104
songs

Photo Storage

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" 256GB should hold at least 48,200 JPG photos when stored at standard resolution and compression.

Video Storage

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" 256GB should hold at least 1,205 minutes of 1080p HD video at 30 frames per second. If you prefer to film at 4K, you can expect at least 482 minutes of UHD video at 30 frames per second.

Music Storage

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" 256GB should hold around 25,104 songs stored using high quality lossy compression (320 kbps MP3 or AAC), or around 7,088 songs stored using lossless compression (FLAC).

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512GB

99,400
pics
2,485
minutes
51,770
songs

Photo Storage

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" 512GB should hold at least 99,400 JPG photos when stored at standard resolution and compression.

Video Storage

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" 512GB should hold at least 2,485 minutes of 1080p HD video at 30 frames per second. If you prefer to film at 4K, you can expect at least 994 minutes of UHD video at 30 frames per second.

Music Storage

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" 512GB should hold around 51,770 songs stored using high quality lossy compression (320 kbps MP3 or AAC), or around 14,617 songs stored using lossless compression (FLAC).

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1 TB

201,800
pics
5,045
minutes
105,104
songs

Photo Storage

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" 1 TB should hold at least 201,800 JPG photos when stored at standard resolution and compression.

Video Storage

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" 1 TB should hold at least 5,045 minutes of 1080p HD video at 30 frames per second. If you prefer to film at 4K, you can expect at least 2,018 minutes of UHD video at 30 frames per second.

Music Storage

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" 1 TB should hold around 105,104 songs stored using high quality lossy compression (320 kbps MP3 or AAC), or around 29,676 songs stored using lossless compression (FLAC).

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2 TB

406,600
pics
10,165
minutes
211,770
songs

Photo Storage

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" 2 TB should hold at least 406,600 JPG photos when stored at standard resolution and compression.

Video Storage

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" 2 TB should hold at least 10,165 minutes of 1080p HD video at 30 frames per second. If you prefer to film at 4K, you can expect at least 4,066 minutes of UHD video at 30 frames per second.

Music Storage

The MacBook Air 2022 - 13" 2 TB should hold around 211,770 songs stored using high quality lossy compression (320 kbps MP3 or AAC), or around 59,794 songs stored using lossless compression (FLAC).

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Photo Files

Photo storage requirements vary based on image format, compression level, resolution, and the contents of the image itself. But in general, a full-resolution JPG photo from a modern smartphone typically occupies around 2-5 MB. However, this can be considerably higher if you store your images in RAW or uncompressed formats.

Video Files

Video bitrate depends on resolution, frame rate, compression level, video format, and the contents of the video itself. 1080p video at 30 frames per second typically requires about 100-200 MB per minute, and 4K video at 30 frames per second consumes roughly 300-500 MB per minute.

Music Files

Music file sizes vary based on audio format, sampling rate, bit depth, and song length. A high quality 320 kbps MP3 or AAC requires 2.4MB per minute or about 10MB per song. However, higher quality, lossless formats such as FLAC can require up to 10MB per minute or about 40MB per song.

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