52points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB

46points

Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB

70points

Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Comparison winner
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
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49 facts in comparison

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB vs Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB vs Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
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46
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Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB better than Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB & Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB?

  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB & Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB?

  • Has a HDMI output

Why is Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB & Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB?

  • Resolution
    2880 x 1920pxvs1440 x 900,1920 x 1080px
  • Pixel density
    288ppivs127,165ppi
  • Weight
    1.1kgvs1350,1465.1g
  • RAM speed
    2133MHzvs1600,1600MHz
  • Internal storage
    512GBvs128,32GB
  • CPU speed
    2 x 2.5GHzvs2 x 1.6,2 x 2.3GHz
  • Has a touch screen
  • Thickness
    14.6mmvs17.2,18.3mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.35kg

1.47kg

1.1kg

Best

Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

3.thickness

17.2mm

18.3mm

14.6mm

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

4.Has a flip and fold design
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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.

For example

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Through the use of power-efficient components that do not produce large amounts of heat, a device can be made that doesn’t use cooling fans. This results in a much quieter, or even silent, device.

For example

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

6.volume

1269.32cm³

1378.63cm³

924cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 900px

1920 x 1080px

2880 x 1920px

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

127ppi

165ppi

288ppi

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

13.3"

12"

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

Best

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

4.has a touch screen
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

32GB

8GB

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

1600MHz

2133MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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.

4.CPU speed

2 x 1.6GHz

2 x 2.3GHz

2 x 2.5GHz

Best

Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

128GB

32GB

512GB

Best

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

4

4

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

12

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

1

2

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.

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

6

2.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

3.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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.

5.Bluetooth version

4

4

4.1

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

6.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

Battery

1. longer battery life

14h

12h

8h

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.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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.

Features

1.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

5.has GPS
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Dell Chromebook 13 13.3" Intel Core i5-5300U 2.3GHz / 32GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

For example

Acer Aspire 5 17.3" Intel Core i3-6006U 2GHz / 8GB / 1TB HDD

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