54points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"

75points

Asus ZenBook Flip S

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" vs Asus ZenBook Flip S

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S
54
points
75
points

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" better than Asus ZenBook Flip S?

  • Has Bluetooth
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Asus ZenBook Flip S better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"?

  • 8GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs8GB
  • 6.4x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1440 x 900px
  • 2.61x higher pixel density
    331.2ppivs127ppi
  • 250g lighter
    1.1kgvs1350g
  • 266MHz higher ram speed
    1866MHzvs1600MHz
  • 22.73% faster CPU speed
    2 x 0.9GHzvs2 x 2.2GHz
  • 6.3mm thinner
    10.9mmvs17.2mm
  • Has a touch screen

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.35kg

1.1kg

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249.5g

2.thickness

17.2mm

10.9mm

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

4.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

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.

For example

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

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. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.height

227mm

218mm

Best

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17mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 900px

3840 x 2160px

Best

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3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

127ppi

331.2ppi

Best

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540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

13.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

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18.4"

4.has a touch screen
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

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.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

1866MHz

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

Best

Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

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.

4.CPU speed

2 x 2.2GHz

2 x 0.9GHz (Intel Core i7-7500U)

Best

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12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

512GB

256GB

Best

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4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

4 (Intel Core i7-7500U)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

12

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

2

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.

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

6

2.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

3.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

4.HDMI ports

0

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

2

5.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.RJ45 ports

0

0

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.

Best

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

2

Battery

1. longer battery life

14h

11.5h

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.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

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.

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

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.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

5.has GPS
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

For example

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Miscellaneous

1.has branded damage resistant glass
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

2.has a child lock
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

3.has a search browser
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

4.Copy and paste features in web browser
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S
5.Has customizable notifications
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.

6.has free navigation software
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ZenBook Flip S

Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.

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