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

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

2. 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
57% have it

3. pixel density

36.82% higher pixel density.
127ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
201ppi

4. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
2
Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro 15.6" Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6GHz / 8GB / 256GB SSD: 4
1

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
Lenovo ThinkPad X260 12.5" Intel Core i7 6600U 2.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB: 21h
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. resolution

61.8% higher resolution.
1440 x 900px
Porsche Design Book One: 3840 x 2160px
2256 x 1504px

8. weight

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

9. thickness

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

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. total clock speed

12% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 2.2GHz
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD: 4 x 4.2GHz
2 x 2.5GHz

12. 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
6% have it

13. width

17.1mm narrower.
325.1mm
Lenovo Flex 10 10.1" Intel Celeron N2805 1.46GHz / 2GB / 320GB: 188.5mm
308mm

14. 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

15. 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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
3% have it

16. 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
99% have it

17. volume

28.23% less body volume.
1269.3204400000002cm³
Porsche Design Book One: cm³
989.94cm³

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
6% have it

19. height

3.8mm shorter.
227mm
Toshiba Tecra A50-C1541 15.6" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 256GB: 126mm
223.2mm

20. internal storage

256GB more internal storage.
512GB
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 2512GB
256GB

21. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
99% have it

22. Bluetooth version

0 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Apple MacBook Pro (2017) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 4.2
4

23. 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
48% have it

24. 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
97% have it

25. 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
88% have it

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