Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GBApple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Top 20%16 points
Top 20%
Top 20%16 points
Top 20%
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB
vs
Top specs and features

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB: 48 facts in comparison

2. 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 / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB
56% have it

3. pixel density

44.05% higher pixel density.

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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.

7. resolution

68.36% higher resolution.

8. RAM speed

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB

11. 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 / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB
2% have it

12. 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 / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB
5% have it

13. 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 / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB
5% have it

14. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB

15. total clock speed

33.33% faster CPU clock speed.

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.

17. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB
99% have it

18. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

19. volume

31.89% less body volume.

23. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB

24. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

25. has a HDMI output

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB
91% have it

Top 10 laptops

Add to comparison
  • Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
  • Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.3GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Compare
This page is currently only available in English.