Apple MacBook Air 13" i5 1.6 (Early 2015)
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Apple MacBook Pro 13" i5 2.5 (Mid 2012)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Silver Colours Silver
999 $ / 1,099 € Price from 1,199 $ / 1,249 €
Q1/2015 Release date Q2/2012

Processor

Intel Core i5-5250U Name Intel Core i5-3210M
Intel Manufacturer Intel
2 / 4 Cores / Threads 2 / 4
1.60 (2.70) GHz Frequency 2.50 (3.10) GHz
14 nm Structure 22 nm
Broadwell U Architecture Ivy Bridge H
Q1/2015 Release date Q2/2012

Memory

4 - 8 GB Memory Size 4 - 8 GB
LPDDR3 1600 Memory Type DDR3 1600
-- Memory Bandwith --
No Upgradeable? Yes

Graphic card

Intel HD Graphics 6000 Name Intel HD Graphics 4000
Internal Type Internal
0.30 (1.00) GHz Frequency 0.65 (1.10) GHz
1.50 GB Memory Size 0.50 GB
LPDDR3 Memory Type LPDDR3
14 nm Structure 22 nm
Q1/2015 Release date Q1/2011

Screen

13.3 inch Size 13.3 inch
1440 x 900 (128 ppi) Resolution 1280 x 800 @ 60 Hz (114 ppi)
16:10 Ratio 16:10
TN Technology TN
300 nits Max. Brightness 300 nits
No HDR support No
No Always On Display No
3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz 1. external display 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
-- 2. external display --
-- 3. external display --

Storage

128 - 512 GB Size 500 - 750 GB
SSD Type Harddrive
PCIe Interface SATA 6 GB/s
No Upgradeable? Yes
-- 2. drive Optional SSD (128 - 512 GB)
SDXC Card reader SDXC

Battery

Lithium-Polymer Type Lithium-Polymer
54.00 Wh Capacity 63.00 Wh
12.00 h Battery life 7.00 h
MagSafe 2 @ 45 W Charging MagSafe @ 60 W

Network

802.11ac Wireless LAN 802.11 a/b/g/n
-- LAN 1 Gbit
Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
-- 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)
1x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt 2) Thunderbolt 1x Thunderbolt 1 (Mini DisplayPort)
2x USB 3.0 USB 2x USB 3.0
-- USB-C --
-- Lightning --
-- Other 1x Firewire 800

Dimensions / Housing

17 mm Height 24 mm
325 mm Width 325 mm
227 mm Depth 227 mm
1,350 g Weight 2,060 g
Aluminum Housing Material Aluminum
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

A1466 Part-no A1278
MacBookAir7,2 Ident-No: MacBookPro9,2
2925 EMC-No: 2554
-- Security features --
Link to manufacturer data sheet Link to manufacturer

Benchmark results

Geekbench 6 - 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 6 - 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.




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.




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.




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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