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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
Top 48%2,989 points
Top 48%
Top 27%4,156 points
Top 27%
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
Top specs and features

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID: 46 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

1.63x higher pixel density.
135ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
220ppi

3. resolution

4.94x higher resolution.
1366 x 768px
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD: 3840 x 2160px
2880 x 1800px

4. internal storage

1488GB more internal storage.
512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD: 4000GB
2000GB

5. 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
2133MHz

6. 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
10h

7. 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
51% have it

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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID

9. 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
0

10. 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"
15.4"

11. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
8GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD: 64GB
16GB

12. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
90% have it

13. thickness

1.7mm thinner.
17.2mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
15.5mm

14. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID

15. Bluetooth version

0.2 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD: 5
4.2

16. volume

2.76% less body volume.
989.73cm³
Porsche Design Book One: 1579.19cm³
1303.19cm³

17. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID

18. Has a backlit keyboard

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
58% have it

19. total clock speed

2.64x faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 2.2GHz
Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB: 12 x 2GHz
4 x 2.9GHz

20. 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
12% have it

21. has a anti-reflection coating

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
30% have it

22. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
14nm
Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD: 10nm
14nm

23. 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
96% have it

24. weight

223g lighter.
1.08kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
1.3kg

25. 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
12% have it

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