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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB vs Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB: 40 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. pixel density

52.43% higher pixel density.
127ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
267ppi

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 / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB
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
16h

5. 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
2

6. thickness

5.6mm thinner.
17.2mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
22.8mm

7. weight

297g lighter.
1.35kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
1.65kg

8. resolution

78.4% higher resolution.
1440 x 900px
Porsche Design Book One: 3840 x 2160px
3000 x 2000px

9. 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 / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB

10. 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
2

11. Has a flip and fold design

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.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB
11% have it

12. volume

23.17% less body volume.
1269.3204400000002cm³
Porsche Design Book One: cm³
1652.6541240000001cm³

13. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB
99% have it

14. 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 / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB
6% have it

15. width

12.8mm narrower.
325.1mm
Lenovo Flex 10 10.1" Intel Celeron N2805 1.46GHz / 2GB / 320GB: 188.5mm
312.3mm

16. 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 / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB

17. height

5.1mm shorter.
227mm
Toshiba Tecra A50-C1541 15.6" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 256GB: 126mm
232.1mm

18. 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 / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB
6% have it

19. internal storage

512GB more internal storage.
512GB
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 2512GB
1024GB

20. 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 / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB
3% have it

21. Has a detachable keyboard

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB
5% have it

22. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Google Pixelbook: 4
2

23. 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 / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB
97% have it

24. has LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colours and richer blacks.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB
88% have it

25. has an IPS screen

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 1TB
34% have it

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