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55 Watt-Hour
NewerTech NuPower Battery
For 13" MacBook Air 2010 - 2014

Power, reliability and quality from the leading name
in Mac performance upgrades since 1984!
55 Watt-Hour NewerTech NuPower Battery
Not only do NewerTech batteries provide long run-times - they're also built to last.
A Perfect Fit Solution
NuPower batteries are engineered to perfectly complement the fit and finish of your Mac notebook as well as offer full compatibility with applicable OEM sleep and power reduction modes.

Powerful and Responsible
NuPower battery upgrade solutions are environmentally responsible and feature RoHS certification to be free of lead, mercury, cadmium, PBBs, and PBDE. We also offer a comprehensive recycling program for your old battery, as well as an industry-leading 1 Year NewerTech Laptop Battery Limited Warranty.
Newer Makes Your Mac Better Than New!
When high-performance, quality, and longevity are your battery upgrade criteria, NuPower is your answer. NuPower batteries are designed to meet and exceed factory specifications, so now you can listen to more music, watch more videos, and get more work done between recharges.

To ensure your confidence and satisfaction, these highest-quality batteries are backed by free, award-winning US-based support and a one-year, 48-hour or less turnaround warranty.
This NuPower battery is compatible with... Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (13-inch Early 2014)
(April, 2014)
Model ID: MacBookAir6,2
1.4GHz, 1.7GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2013)
(June, 2013)
Model ID: MacBookAir6,2
1.3GHz, 1.7GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacBookAir5,2
1.8GHz, 2.0GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (13-inch Mid 2011)
(July, 2011)
Model ID: MacBookAir4,2
1.7GHz, 1.8GHz
MacBook Air
MacBook Air (13-inch Late 2010)
(October, 2010)
Model ID: MacBookAir3,2
1.86GHz, 2.13GHz

Battery Specs:

Apple equivalent part number

  • A1496, A1405, A1377

Battery Recycling Program

Battery Recycling Program Each new battery includes an informative battery recycling page that details the options you have for the disposal of your old battery.

View Recycling Options

Includes

  • NuPower Lithium Polymer Battery for MacBook Air 13" (2010-2014)
  • Pentalobe driver
  • Torx driver
  • Installation guide

Customer Ratings

Write a Review 4.7 / 5 24 out of 24 (100%) reviewers would recommend this product
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Reviewer: Abe7 Location: Lincoln, NE Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 New MacBook Air Battery April 6, 2017 MacSales made it easy to figure out which replacement battery I needed for my MacBook Air. They had a great video with great instructions for how to do the replacement; it was step by step and easy to follow. They also sent the 2 screwdrivers that were necessary to get the screws out (and back in). The new battery arrived quickly. MacSales.com gets my highest recommendation! AAAAA++++++. Five Stars! Many thanks to them. My computer works really well again. It holds a charge; it doesn't overheat; it charges quickly and doesn't lose its charge (in other words, it holds a charge for 6 to 7 hours, depending upon use).

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Reviewer: Rufio Location: Ocala, FL USA Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Macbook Air Battery Replacement March 5, 2017 I'm a long way from being a "Techie" and to be honest I would normally shy away from this sort of thing. But there is not a Apple store closer than 85 miles from me so I called apple to see how much they would charge me to replace my Macbook Air Battery, Their quote was 500 plus dollars. That seemed absurd to me so I did a little research and finally landed on the battery replacement solution at MacSales.com and rolled the dice. The replacement process could not have been easier. The instuctional videos were spot on and the 2 special screwdrivers that were included really helped as well. Nice product!

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Reviewer: Yhaineau Location: Montreal, Canada Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Just perfect! February 22, 2017 I would recommend this item to a friend! Customer Videos:
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Reviewer: OCSSME
Rating: 5/5 So far so good...Mac Book Air battery February 22, 2017 Purchased this battery to extend the life of my laptop, which had degraded to 70% sustainable charge. Quick and easy install.... battery works like a charm after following battery management instructions. so far so good.

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Reviewer: Toastie Location: Libertyville, IL Age: 45-54 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Perfect fit - new life for old system February 5, 2017 Purchased to update a 2012 MacBook Air that I got fro eBay. It would only run for about an hour on the original battery. After replacement, I'm getting 8+ hours. As a bonus, it includes the all important pentalobe and torx screwdrivers. Installation was fast, under 10 mins.

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Reviewer: AmericanExile
Rating: 5/5 4 days to Canada, easy installation January 31, 2017 I didn't think I would be able to install the replacement battery myself, but the kit came with the tiny screwdrivers, so off I went... It was easy & the new battery works just as I hoped it would. My Macbook Air is seven years old & works like new now.

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Reviewer: Isoalloxazine Age: Over 65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 A five minute refresh January 18, 2017 The replacement of the exhausted battery on my mid-2012 MacBook Air was as easy (and effective) as described clearly in the supporting documents and videos.

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Reviewer: dagored Location: Daytona Beach, FL Age: Over 65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Just as presented on web page January 8, 2017 Could not have been easier to install. Watched the videos, followed the the instructions. Done. Wife is elated with new battery. Save yourself some money.

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Reviewer: sodap Location: panama Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User
Rating: 5/5 so far so good November 22, 2016 working good 3 to 4 hs working with 1 charge

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Reviewer: SteveDee Location: NYC Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 4/5 Know what to expect November 18, 2016 Excellent battery and fit. And simple to do if you are patient. Do pay attention to others who have written that the supplied tools do not do the job. And you cannot fudge fitting this tiny hardware without risking chewing up the head which would make things very difficult. To be specific, I own a late 2010 13" mac air. The case cover hardware takes a different size tool than the hardware that actually secures the battery inside. The supplied tools fit only one version of my hardware. Lucky for me I have a nice tool collection so I got it to work. But if you don't have this unusual sized tool, you will not be able to install this battery.

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Reviewer: RCBD Location: New Hampshire Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 New Life for MacBook Air November 7, 2016 After 3+ years of use my "late 2012 MacBook Air" was lastig for just 2 hours. Substitution was really easy, following OWC video instructions and the new battery is now sustaining 7-8 hours of use, a new life for my laptop.

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Reviewer: scottishDave Location: california Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Easy November 3, 2016 Great instructions, comes with the necessary tools. As long as you are careful, this is an easy repair. Battery works great.

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Reviewer: Bastion Age: 35-44 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Fits well, reliable October 31, 2016 Into this battery about 45 days now and has breathed new life into a 2012 MacBook Air. It lasts just as long as the original OEM battery. Repair was easy, all tools were correct and the repair took only about 15 minutes (A+ Cert here, you milage may very). Even if this is your first time, the removal, replacement and reseal is easy to do even for a person unfamiliar with computer repair.

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Reviewer: CharlesNotTechSavvy Location: South America Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Noob Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 5/5 Like new... September 27, 2016 Changed the battery to our MackBook Air has made life and work much easier!

Easy to remove, easy to install.

Comes with the tools necessary and even more: advices!

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Reviewer: Greenpointer Location: North Carolina Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 4/5 Provides Reliable Service August 30, 2016 Unlike competitive batteries, which I tried, this battery work well from the start and did not deteriorate with use. Charged to higher level than the OEM/original battery.

Battery seems to charge faster that the original battery. It also may discharge a little faster than the original. This based on use of Coconut App. So far none of the other competitive batteries came close to this battery.

The screw drivers provided were definitely better and more robust. The tech support provided over the phone was spot on and very helpful.

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Reviewer: Rumplestiltskin Location: El Paso, TX Age: 55-65 Experience Level: IT Professional Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 4/5 It's a battery - it either holds a charge or it doesn't. August 13, 2016 Worked as expected. Pleased. Did appear to be a little on the snug side. I left one of the screws out as it appeared the battery wasn't a perfect fit; once the lid was put back on with all screws, everything worked as expected. Guess the fit issue was because this wasn't a "genuine" Apple battery (at twice the price!). I'd buy it again if the need arose.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Rincon, PR Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Worked like a charm! June 11, 2016 Easy to install and worked as advertised. Have been using it without incidents for a few months now.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Malaysia Age: 35-44 Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 4/5 Great battery replacement May 7, 2016 Great battery replacement. Downside was, someone packaged the wrong screwdriver and had to wait 2 weeks to send over the replacement screwdriver, Other than that, perfect.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Seattle, WA Experience Level: Power User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Excellent Product, very easy installation. March 11, 2016 Excellent fit, performance and very easy install. MacBook Air is back to all day use with a single charge. OWC provided the torx and mini phillips screw drivers with the battery kit. Install took all of 10 minutes. Very happy with this product.

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Reviewer: Anonymous Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 Laptop works like new again February 12, 2016 After looking at some batteries on another site which had questionable reviews, I decided to go with the OWC NuPower battery because I saw positive reviews on forums. That was a great decision-- this battery has worked great! The battery life on my laptop seems to be just as good as when it was new. It was pretty easy to install, although I also bought better drivers in case they stripped.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: indiana Age: 45-54 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: 1-3 months
Rating: 5/5 The NuPower Newer Tech 55 Watt battery is working flawlessly after one month. No problems with the battery, only with the Torex drivers January 27, 2016 The main product, the NuPower Newer Tech 55 Watt battery for my mid-2011 MacBook Air is working well. It was manufactured in the USA within 60 days and had zero load cycles. So very good here. Installation was easy and the battery was a Perfect fit, except for the supplied drivers, (see below).

Since I am mainly rating the battery and after only one month I will give the full 5 stars. Longevity rating will need to be seen.

My only complaint is with the supplied Pentalobe and Torex drivers. I have no idea from which country the drivers were manufactured, however the metal tips were so cheap and soft that they striped smooth before I could finish replacing all the screws. If in fact the company is willing to include a set of screw drivers then at least they should be able to complete the job, otherwise why bother. I could have purchased a decent set before starting and not have been held hostage in the middle by a failed pair of Pentalobe/Torex drivers.

But the battery gets a full 10. Great and thanks to OWC

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: California Age: 25-34 Experience Level: Hobbiest Owned Product: over 6 months
Rating: 5/5 GREAT PRODUCT! January 12, 2016 I replaced the factory battery of my Mid 2012 13' Macbook Air because it wasn't holding charge anymore. I would get an hour of usage, if that at a 100% charge. Since I replaced it with this battery I've seen a huge improvement in battery life, I'm getting about 5-7 hours of usage from my macbook air now. The design capacity of OWC's battery is a bit bigger than the design factory battery apple comes with. If your laptop is not holding any charge it is about that time to replace that battery! And this battery is for sure the way to go!

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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Reviewer: Anonymous Location: Boxford, MA Age: 55-65 Experience Level: Home User Owned Product: less than a month
Rating: 4/5 Battery Seems Okay But Tools Didn't Work December 28, 2015 I bought this just before Christmas (2015) and it was shipped quickly :-)

My plan was to replace the battery in my daughters Mid-2011 MacBook Air over her Christmas vacation. The problem I ran into was with the #5 Pentalobb driver which is used to remove the 10 screws on the bottom of the computer. It stripped (failed) on the first screw. Long story short, these tools are hard to find locally, I ordered a kit on Amazon, with overnight delivery and this saved the day. With the right tool the replacement took less than 15 minutes.

I saw about 3 hours on the first test of the battery, about 1.5 movies before it died. I am recharging the battery now and I hope it gets a little better. The battery ran down to 0% in a fairly linear fashion, which is good. I was hoping to see closer to 5 hours, which is kind of what the computer did when new but it is an improvement over the original battery which was shutting down at about 33% and only lasting about an hour.

The battery quality (packaging) looks very good, very similar to the OEM battery removed. Only time will tell if it lasts as well as the original.

I would recommend this item to a friend!

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