Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GBApple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Top 22%356 points
Top 22%
Top 18%373 points
Top 18%
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
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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. RAM

8GB more RAM memory.
8GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB
16GB

2. internal storage

0MB more internal storage.
256GB
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 2512GB
256GB

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
57% have it

4. 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
12h

5. 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
2133MHz

6. pixel density

1.79x higher pixel density.
127ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
227ppi

7. 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

8. resolution

3.16x higher resolution.
1440 x 900px
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD: 3840 x 2160px
2560 x 1600px

9. thickness

2.3mm thinner.
17.2mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
14.9mm

10. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Acer Predator Triton 700 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 32GB / 512GB SSD: 8
4

11. 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

12. weight

230g lighter.
1.35kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
1.58kg

13. RJ45 ports

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.
0
Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD: 2
0

14. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
8GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD: 64GB
16GB

15. 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 / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

16. 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
0

17. 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
7% have it

18. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
14nm
Acer Predator Triton 700 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 32GB / 512GB SSD: 14nm
14nm

19. 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
3% have it

20. volume

24.18% less body volume.
1269.32cm³
Porsche Design Book One: 1579.19cm³
962.4cm³

21. width

21mm narrower.
325.1mm
Lenovo Flex 10 10.1" Intel Celeron N2805 1.46GHz / 2GB / 320GB: 188.5mm
304.1mm

22. height

14.6mm shorter.
227mm
Toshiba Tecra A50-C1541 15.6" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 256GB: 126mm
212.4mm

23. total clock speed

1.94x faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 1.6GHz
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD: 4 x 4.2GHz
2 x 3.1GHz

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 / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
7% have it

25. supported displays

Using multiple displays you can create a larger work space, making it easier to work across multiple applications.
3
MSI GT70 17.3" Intel Core i7 Extreme 4930MX 3GHz / 32GB / 1TB: 4
3
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