Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GBLenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB
Top 39%377 points
Top 39%
Top 70%185 points
Top 70%
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB vs Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB: 51 facts in comparison

1. RAM

4GB more RAM memory.
8GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB
4GB

2. pixel density

39.18% higher pixel density.
135ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
97ppi

3. resolution

0% higher resolution.
1366 x 768px
Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD: 3840 x 2160px
1366 x 768px

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
Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD: 22h
6h

5. internal storage

12GB more internal storage.
512GB
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 2512GB
500GB

6. 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 / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB

7. 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
1600MHz

8. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Fujitsu Lifebook U938 13.3" Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6GHz / 12GB / 256GB SSD: 8
4

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB
99% have it

10. 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

11. 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 / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB
49% have it

12. 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"
16"

13. 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 / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB
8% have it

14. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB
2% have it

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15. total clock speed

15.79% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 2.2GHz
Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD: 4 x 4.2GHz
2 x 1.9GHz

16. 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 / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB
57% have it

17. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
8GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD: 64GB
4GB

18. thickness

5.7mm thinner.
17.2mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
22.9mm

19. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB

20. Has USB Type-C

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB
14% have it

21. 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 / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB
8% have it

22. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB
89% have it

23. 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 / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB
5% have it

24. 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 / 512GB
Lenovo IdeaPad S500 16" Intel Core i3-3227U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 500GB
96% have it

25. volume

57.47% less body volume.
989.73cm³
Porsche Design Book One: 1579.19cm³
2326.93cm³

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