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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB: 48 facts in comparison

1. pixel density

44.05% higher pixel density.

3. 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 / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
56% have it

4. 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 / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

5. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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.

9. resolution

68.36% higher resolution.

10. RAM speed

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

12. 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 / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
2% have it

13. volume

31.89% less body volume.

14. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

15. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
99% have it

16. 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 / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
5% have it

19. 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.

20. total clock speed

48.39% faster CPU clock speed.

21. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

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 / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
5% have it

23. mini DisplayPort outputs

Allows you to connect to a display using mini-DisplayPort.

24. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

25. HDMI ports

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

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