Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" vs Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB: 57 facts in comparison

1. RAM

0MB more RAM memory.
8GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB
8GB

2. pixel density

0% higher pixel density.
127ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
127ppi

3. resolution

1.6x higher resolution.
1440 x 900px
Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD: 3840 x 2160px
1920 x 1080px

4. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB: 8
8

5. internal storage

688GB more internal storage.
512GB
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 2512GB
1200GB

6. 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"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB

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
1600MHz

8. Has a backlit keyboard

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
57% have it

9. thickness

29mm thinner.
17.2mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
46.2mm

10. has a front camera

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB

11. 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
4

12. maximum memory size

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
8GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700k 3.6Ghz / 8GB / 480GB SSD + 1TB HDD: 64GB
16GB

13. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
99% have it

14. 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"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
8% have it

15. RJ45 ports

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.
0
Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD: 2
1

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"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
5% have it

17. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
96% have it

18. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
2
Acer Predator Triton 700 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 32GB / 512GB SSD: 5
4

19. total clock speed

2.64x 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
4 x 2.9GHz

20. weight

2.8kg lighter.
1.35kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
4.15kg

21. 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"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
49% have it

22. has a anti-reflection coating

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
29% have it

23. has an LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
89% have it

24. 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"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
7% have it

25. width

88.4mm narrower.
325.1mm
Lenovo Flex 10 10.1" Intel Celeron N2805 1.46GHz / 2GB / 320GB: 188.5mm
413.5mm

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