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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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Top 34%
Top 24%453 points
Top 24%
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
Top specs and features

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. pixel density

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

2. RAM

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

3. resolution

1.6x higher resolution.
1440 x 900px
Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 1TB + 256GB SSD: 3840 x 2160px
1920 x 1080px

4. internal storage

688GB more internal storage.
512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD: 4000GB
1200GB

5. 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

6. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
4
Acer Aspire Switch 10 SW5-012 10.1" Intel Atom Z3735F 1.33GHz / 2GB / 32GB: 8
8

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. 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
50% have it

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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

12. total clock speed

2.64x faster CPU clock speed.
2 x 2.2GHz
Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB: 12 x 2GHz
4 x 2.9GHz

13. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Dell Alienware 17 R1 (2014) 17.3" Intel Core i7-4940MX 2.9GHz / 8GB / 1.2TB
2% 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
11% have it

15. 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

16. Bluetooth version

0 newer Bluetooth version.
4
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD: 5
4

17. thickness

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

18. HDMI ports

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
0
Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB: 2
1

19. 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

20. 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
58% have it

21. 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

22. volume

77.64% less body volume.
1269.32cm³
Porsche Design Book One: 1579.19cm³
5677.62cm³

23. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
13.3"
MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 18.4"
17.3"

24. 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

25. 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

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