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[*title] Final Thoughts
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black] The MacBook Air with Retina Display 2018 earns a '''X3 out of 10''' on our repairability scale (10 is the easiest to repair):
[*title] Final Thoughts
[*
black] The MacBook Air with Retina Display 2018 earns a '''X3 out of 10''' on our repairability scale (10 is the easiest to repair):
[* green] Many components are modular and straightforward to access—including the ports, fan, and speakers.
[* yellow] Apart from the pesky pentalobe screws, this laptop opens about as easily as any.
[* yellow] The battery is secured with a combination of screws and repair-friendly stretch-release adhesive—but you'll have to remove the logic board and speakers for access.
[* red] The keyboard is integrated into the top case, requiring a full teardown for service.
[* red] Soldered, non-serviceable, non-upgradeable storage and RAM is a serious bummer on a $1,200+ laptop.

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