Apple MacBook Air 11" i5 1.7 (Mid 2012)
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Apple MacBook Pro 13" i5 2.3 (2018)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Silver Colours Silver, Space Grey
999 $ Price from 1,799 $
Q2/2012 Release date Q3/2018

Processor

Intel Core i5-3317U Name Intel Core i5-8259U
Intel Manufacturer Intel
2 / 4 Cores / Threads 4 / 8
1.70 (2.60) GHz Frequency 2.30 (3.80) GHz
22 nm Structure 14 nm
Ivy Bridge U Architecture Coffee Lake U
Q2/2012 Release date Q2/2018

Memory

4 - 8 GB Memory Size 8 - 16 GB
DDR3L 1600 Memory Type LPDDR3 2133
-- Memory Bandwith --
No Upgradeable? No

Graphic card

Intel HD Graphics 4000 Name Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
Internal Type Internal
0.35 (1.05) GHz Frequency 0.30 (1.05) GHz
0.50 GB Memory Size 1.50 GB
DDR3L Memory Type LPDDR3
22 nm Structure 14 nm
Q1/2011 Release date Q4/2017

Screen

11.6 inch Size 13.3 inch
1366 x 768 (135 ppi) Resolution 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz (227 ppi)
16:9 Ratio 16:10
TN Technology IPS
-- Brightness 500 nits
No HDR support Yes
No Always On Display No
2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz 1. external display 5120 x 2880 @ 60 Hz
-- 2. external display --

Storage

64 - 512 GB Size 256 - 2,048 GB
SSD Type SSD
Flash Interface PCIe
No Upgradeable? No
-- 2. drive --
-- Card reader --

Battery

Lithium-Polymer Type Lithium-Polymer
35.00 Wh Capacity 58.00 Wh
5.00 h Battery life 10.00 h
MagSafe 2 @ 45 W Charging USB-C @ 61 W

Network

802.11 a/b/g/n Wireless LAN 802.11ac
-- LAN --
Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
-- Cellular --

Camera

0.9 MP, 720p Front camera 0.9 MP, 720p
-- Back camera 1 --
-- Back camera 2 --
-- Back camera 3 --

Ports

-- HDMI --
-- DVI --
1x Mini DisplayPort DistplayPort --
1x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt 1) Thunderbolt 4x USB-C (Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort, USB 3.1 Gen 2)
2x USB 3.0 USB --
-- USB-C 4x (Thunderbolt 3)
-- Lightning --
-- Other --

Dimensions / Housing

17 mm Height 15 mm
300 mm Width 304 mm
192 mm Depth 212 mm
1,080 g Weight 1,370 g
-- Housing Material --
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

Q2/2012 Release date Q3/2018
999 $ Price from 1,799 $
Silver Colours Silver, Space Grey
-- Security features TouchID

Benchmark results

Cinebench R23 - Single Core

Cinebench R23 is the latest version of Maxon's render benchmark. It is based on the Cinema 4D application, which is used to generate 3D shapes. We use the single-core as well as the multi-core test.




Cinebench R23 - Multi Core

Cinebench R23 is the latest version of Maxon's render benchmark. It is based on the Cinema 4D application, which is used to generate 3D shapes. We use the single-core as well as the multi-core test.




Geekbench 5 - Single Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




Geekbench 5 - Multi Core

Geekbench 5 is a multi-system benchmark and measures the performance of a computer. Geekbench version 5 contains new test fields such as augmented reality applications and calculations for machine learning.




FP32 Performance (Single-precision TFLOPS) - FP32 (TFLOPS)

The theoretical computing power of the graphics card with single precision (32 bit) in TFLOPS. TFLOPS indicates how many trillion FP32 floating point operations the graphics card (GPU) can perform per second. The larger this number, the faster the graphics card is.




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