Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" vs Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB: 52 facts in comparison

1. RAM

24GB more RAM memory.
8GB
MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB: 64GB
32GB

2. pixel density

2.01x higher pixel density.
127ppi
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB: 540ppi
255ppi

3. internal storage

0MB more internal storage.
512GB
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD: 2512GB
512GB

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"
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB

5. 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

6. 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 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
57% have it

7. thickness

6.7mm thinner.
17.2mm
Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB: 6.9mm
23.9mm

8. 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
3

9. 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 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB

10. 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 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
96% have it

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
32GB

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
99% 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"
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
8% have it

14. 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. weight

3.86kg lighter.
1.35kg
Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB: 249.5g
5.21kg

17. 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 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
89% have it

18. has a anti-reflection coating

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
29% have it

19. 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 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
5% have it

20. 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"

21. width

104.9mm narrower.
325.1mm
Lenovo Flex 10 10.1" Intel Celeron N2805 1.46GHz / 2GB / 320GB: 188.5mm
430mm

22. USB 2.0 ports

More USB 2.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 2.0.
0
HP Pavilion dv7-4069wm 17.3" AMD Phenom II N830 2.1GHz / 4GB / 640GB: 4
0

23. 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"
Dell Alienware 17 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
3% have it

24. memory slots

More memory slots (also known as DIMM slots) allow you to add more RAM to your computer. It is also useful when upgrading, as you can add RAM to an empty slot instead of replacing an existing memory module.
2
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7 4700MQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1TB: 4
2

25. 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 R3 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 512GB
7% have it

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