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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB vs Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB: 37 facts in comparison

1. pixel density

32.84% higher pixel density.

2. 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
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB
56% have it

4. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

5. 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.

8. 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
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

9. resolution

69.08% higher resolution.

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.

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB
99% have it

12. total clock speed

12% faster CPU clock speed.

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 / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB
5% have it

14. 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 / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

16. volume

0.020204061016260155% less body volume.

18. 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
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB
5% have it

19. 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 / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB
2% have it

21. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

22. 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
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB
97% have it

23. 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 / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB
34% have it

24. 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
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB
48% have it

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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