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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Top 40%398 points
Top 40%
Top 16%555 points
Top 16%
Top 44%372 points
Top 44%
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Top specs and features

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD vs Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB: 57 facts in comparison

1. RAM

8GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB
32GB
16GB

2. pixel density

127ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
220ppi
201ppi

3. resolution

1440 x 900px
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD: 3840 x 2160px
2880 x 1800px
2256 x 1504px

4. internal storage

256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD: 4000GB
4000GB
512GB

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
10h
14.5h

6. 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
50% have it

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

8. 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"
15.4"
13.5"

9. thickness

17.2mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
15.5mm
14.4mm

10. Bluetooth version

4
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD: 5
5
4

11. 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
90% have it

12. total clock speed

2 x 2.2GHz
Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB: 12 x 2GHz
6 x 2.9GHz(Intel Core i9-8950HK)
2 x 2.5GHz

13. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
12% have it

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

16. 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
58% have it

17. volume

1269.32cm³
Porsche Design Book One: 1579.19cm³
1303.19cm³
989.94cm³

18. 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
96% have it

19. 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
11% have it

20. weight

1.35kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
1.83kg
1.25kg

21. Has a fingerprint scanner

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
17% have it

22. Has USB Type-C

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
17% have it

23. has a anti-reflection coating

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
30% have it

24. 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
6% have it

25. Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD(Intel Core i9-8950HK)
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
9% have it

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