Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GBDell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
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Top 22%
Top 54%164 points
Top 54%
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB vs Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB: 47 facts in comparison

1. RAM

4GB more RAM memory.
8GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB
4GB

2. pixel density

23.03% higher pixel density.
127ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
165ppi

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
57% 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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
15h

6. weight

125.3g lighter.
1.35kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
1.22kg

7. thickness

8.8mm thinner.
17.2mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
8.4mm

8. 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
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB

9. 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
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
6% have it

10. internal storage

384GB more internal storage.
512GB
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 2512GB
128GB

11. 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

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
3% have it

13. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
6% have it

15. height

26.8mm shorter.
227mm
Toshiba Tecra A50-C1541 15.6" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 256GB: 126mm
200.2mm

16. width

20.8mm narrower.
325.1mm
Lenovo Flex 10 10.1" Intel Celeron N2805 1.46GHz / 2GB / 320GB: 188.5mm
304.3mm

17. 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
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
5% have it

18. 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
11% have it

19. Thunderbolt ports

Thunderbolt is a connection that allows you to attach external peripherals to a computer, and can carry both data and display signals. Using a single port you can connect up to six devices through a hub or daisy chain configuration.
1
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB: 4
1

20. Has a stylus

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
4% have it

21. 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
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
48% have it

22. 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
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
97% have it

23. 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

24. 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

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
88% have it

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