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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" vs Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB: 39 facts in comparison

1. Has a backlit keyboard

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
56% have it

2. pixel density

36.82% higher pixel density.

5. resolution

61.8% higher resolution.

6. 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.

7. 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"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB

8. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

10. 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"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
5% have it

11. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
99% have it

13. 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"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
2% have it

14. 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.

15. 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"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
5% have it

16. total clock speed

12% faster CPU clock speed.

17. volume

28.23% less body volume.

21. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
99% have it

23. 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"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
48% have it

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"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
97% have it

25. has LED-backlit display

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colours and richer blacks.
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
88% have it

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