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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
Top 34%396 points
Top 34%
Top 41%351 points
Top 41%
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB vs Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB: 39 facts in comparison

1. pixel density

1.58x higher pixel density.
127ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
201ppi

2. RAM

0MB more RAM memory.
8GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB
8GB

3. resolution

2.62x higher resolution.
1440 x 900px
Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 1TB + 256GB SSD: 3840 x 2160px
2256 x 1504px

4. internal storage

128GB more internal storage.
128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD: 4000GB
256GB

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
14.5h

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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
50% have it

8. 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.
2
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 6
1

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

10. 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
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

11. 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
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
58% have it

12. total clock speed

1.56x faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.6GHz
Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB: 12 x 2GHz
2 x 2.5GHz

13. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
2
Acer Predator Triton 700 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 32GB / 512GB SSD: 5
1

14. thickness

2.8mm thinner.
17.2mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
14.4mm

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15. Bluetooth version

0 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD: 5
4

16. volume

22.01% less body volume.
1269.32cm³
Porsche Design Book One: 1579.19cm³
989.94cm³

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
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
89% have it

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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
11% have it

19. 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"
13.5"

20. weight

100g lighter.
1.35kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
1.25kg

21. 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
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
96% have it

22. 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
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
10% have it

23. Has USB Type-C

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
16% have it

24. USB 2.0 ports

More USB 2.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 2.0.
0
HP Pavilion dv7-4069wm 17.3" AMD Phenom II N830 2.1GHz / 4GB / 640GB: 4
0

25. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
720 x 30fps
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 256GB: 1080 x 30fps
720 x 30fps

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