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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID: 48 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. 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" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
57% have it

3. pixel density

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

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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID

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. resolution

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

7. 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

8. 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
12h

9. thickness

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

10. weight

230g lighter.
1.35kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
1.58kg

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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
3% 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
6% 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
6% have it

14. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID

15. 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

16. total clock speed

33.33% 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 3.3GHz

17. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
99% have it

18. 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

19. volume

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

20. 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

21. height

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

22. width

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

23. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID

24. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Google Pixelbook: 4
3

25. Supports 64-bit

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
10% have it

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