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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Top 40%399 points
Top 40%
Top 16%555 points
Top 16%
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Top specs and features

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD: 64 facts in comparison

1. RAM

24GB more RAM memory.
8GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB
32GB

2. pixel density

1.73x higher pixel density.
127ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
220ppi

3. resolution

4x higher resolution.
1440 x 900px
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD: 3840 x 2160px
2880 x 1800px

4. internal storage

3872GB more internal storage.
128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD: 4000GB
4000GB

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.
14h
Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD: 22h
10h

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. 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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
50% 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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

9. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD: 8
12(Intel Core i9-8950HK)

10. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
13.3"
MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 18.4"
15.4"

11. thickness

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

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
11% have it

14. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

15. Has a backlit keyboard

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
58% have it

16. 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
64GB(Intel Core i9-8950HK)

17. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
89% have it

18. total clock speed

5.44x faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.6GHz
Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB: 12 x 2GHz
6 x 2.9GHz(Intel Core i9-8950HK)

19. volume

2.6% less body volume.
1269.32cm³
Porsche Design Book One: 1579.19cm³
1303.19cm³

20. Bluetooth version

1 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD: 5
5

21. 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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
6% have it

22. weight

480g lighter.
1.35kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
1.83kg

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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
96% have it

24. 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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
11% have it

25. Has a fingerprint scanner

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
16% have it

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