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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Top 49%2,935 points
Top 49%
Top 14%4,922 points
Top 14%
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Top specs and features

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB vs Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB: 82 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. resolution

5.4x higher resolution.
1440 x 900px
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD: 3840 x 2160px
3240 x 2160px

3. internal storage

744GB more internal storage.
256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD: 4000GB
1000GB

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
Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD: 22h
17h

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
2400MHz(Intel Core i7-8650U)

6. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD: 12
8(Intel Core i7-8650U)

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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

8. 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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
51% have it

9. 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

10. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
2% have it

11. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
8GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD: 64GB
32GB(Intel Core i7-8650U)

12. 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"

13. 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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

14. 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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
58% have it

15. Bluetooth version

0.1 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD: 5
4.1

16. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
2
Asus ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD + 1TB SSHD: 5
4

17. thickness

5.8mm thinner.
17.2mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
23mm

18. volume

35.9% less body volume.
1269.32cm³
Porsche Design Book One: 1579.19cm³
1980.14cm³

19. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

20. total clock speed

1.73x faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 2.2GHz
Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB: 12 x 2GHz
4 x 1.9GHz(Intel Core i7-8650U)

21. 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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
90% have it

22. 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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
12% have it

23. 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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
12% have it

24. 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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
17% have it

25. 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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
16% have it

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