Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GBLenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Top 21%286 points
Top 21%
Top 75%90 points
Top 75%
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
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Top specs and features

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB vs Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB: 41 facts in comparison

1. RAM

8GB more RAM memory.
8GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB
16GB

2. pixel density

47.88% higher pixel density.
135ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
259ppi

3. Has a backlit keyboard

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
57% have it

4. longer battery life

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
10h
Lenovo ThinkPad X260 12.5" Intel Core i7 6600U 2.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB: 21h
5h

5. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB

6. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
1600MHz
Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 2800MHz
2400MHz

7. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB

8. internal storage

0MB more internal storage.
512GB
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 2512GB
512GB

9. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
6% have it

10. Has a MagSafe power adapter

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
3% have it

11. USB 3.0 ports

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.
3
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 6
1

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
99% have it

13. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
6% have it

14. Has a detachable keyboard

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
5% have it

15. Has a flip and fold design

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
11% have it

16. Thunderbolt ports

Thunderbolt is a connection that allows you to attach external peripherals to a computer, and can carry both data and display signals. Using a single port you can connect up to six devices through a hub or daisy chain configuration.
1
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB: 4
1

17. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
10% have it

18. Uses flash storage

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
48% have it

19. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
99% have it

20. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
97% have it

21. Has a stylus

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
4% have it

22. memory slots

More memory slots (also known as DIMM slots) allow you to add more RAM to your computer. It is also useful when upgrading, as you can add RAM to an empty slot instead of replacing an existing memory module.
2
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7 4700MQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1TB: 4
2

23. has LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colours and richer blacks.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
88% have it

24. has an IPS screen

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Legion Y720 17" Intel Core i7 7700HQ 2.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB
34% have it

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
11.6"
MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 18.4"
17"

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