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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" Intel Core i5 2.4GHz / 16GB / 256GB: 53 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

44.05% higher pixel density.
127ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
227ppi

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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" Intel Core i5 2.4GHz / 16GB / 256GB
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
10h

5. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 8
4

6. thickness

2.3mm thinner.
17.2mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
14.9mm

7. weight

20g lighter.
1.35kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
1.37kg

8. resolution

68.36% higher resolution.
1440 x 900px
Porsche Design Book One: 3840 x 2160px
2560 x 1600px

9. 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
2133MHz

10. 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" Intel Core i5 2.4GHz / 16GB / 256GB

11. volume

31.89% less body volume.
1269.3204400000002cm³
Porsche Design Book One: cm³
962.4cm³

12. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
14nm
Apple MacBook Pro (2017) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 14nm
14nm

13. 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" Intel Core i5 2.4GHz / 16GB / 256GB
6% have it

14. 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" Intel Core i5 2.4GHz / 16GB / 256GB
11% have it

15. 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" Intel Core i5 2.4GHz / 16GB / 256GB
3% have it

16. 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" Intel Core i5 2.4GHz / 16GB / 256GB
5% have it

17. total clock speed

24.14% faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 2.2GHz
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD: 4 x 4.2GHz
2 x 2.9GHz

18. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" Intel Core i5 2.4GHz / 16GB / 256GB
99% have it

19. 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" Intel Core i5 2.4GHz / 16GB / 256GB
6% have it

20. 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

21. width

21mm narrower.
325.1mm
Lenovo Flex 10 10.1" Intel Celeron N2805 1.46GHz / 2GB / 320GB: 188.5mm
304.1mm

22. height

14.6mm shorter.
227mm
Toshiba Tecra A50-C1541 15.6" Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 256GB: 126mm
212.4mm

23. internal storage

488GB more internal storage.
512GB
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 2512GB
1000GB

24. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" Intel Core i5 2.4GHz / 16GB / 256GB

25. Uses a fanless design

Through the use of power-efficient components that do not produce large amounts of heat, a device can be made that doesn’t use cooling fans. This results in a much quieter, or even silent, device.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" Intel Core i5 2.4GHz / 16GB / 256GB
1% have it

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