Apple MacBook Air 13" i5 1.8 (2017)
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Apple MacBook Pro 13" i5 2.7 (Early 2015)

Product comparison with benchmarks

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Device Information

Silver Colours Silver
999 $ / 1,099 € Price from 1,299 $ / 1,449 €
Q2/2017 Release date Q1/2015

Processor

Intel Core i5-5350U Name Intel Core i5-5257U
Intel Manufacturer Intel
2 / 4 Cores / Threads 2 / 4
1.80 (2.90) GHz Frequency 2.70 (3.10) GHz
14 nm Structure 14 nm
Broadwell U Architecture Broadwell
Q1/2015 Release date Q1/2015

Memory

8 GB Memory Size 8 - 16 GB
LPDDR3 1600 Memory Type LPDDR3 1866
-- Memory Bandwith --
No Upgradeable? No

Graphic card

Intel HD Graphics 6000 Name Intel Iris Graphics 6100
Internal Type Internal
0.30 (1.00) GHz Frequency 0.30 (1.05) GHz
1.50 GB Memory Size 1.50 GB
LPDDR3 Memory Type LPDDR3
14 nm Structure 14 nm
Q1/2015 Release date Q1/2015

Screen

13.3 inch Size 13.3 inch
1440 x 900 (128 ppi) Resolution 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz (227 ppi)
16:10 Ratio 16:10
TN Technology IPS
350 nits Max. Brightness 300 nits
No HDR support No
No Always On Display No
3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz 1. external display 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
-- 2. external display 3840 x 2160 @ 60 Hz
-- 3. external display --

Storage

128 - 512 GB Size 128 - 1,024 GB
SSD Type SSD
PCIe Interface PCIe
No Upgradeable? Yes
-- 2. drive --
SDXC Card reader SDXC

Battery

Lithium-Polymer Type Lithium-Polymer
54.00 Wh Capacity 74.90 Wh
12.00 h Battery life 12.00 h
MagSafe 2 @ 45 W Charging MagSafe 2 @ 60 W

Network

802.11ac Wireless LAN 802.11ac
-- LAN --
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 1x HDMI 1.4
-- DVI --
1x Mini DisplayPort DistplayPort 2x Mini DisplayPort
1x Mini DisplayPort (Thunderbolt 2) Thunderbolt 2x Thunderbolt 2 (Mini DisplayPort)
2x USB 3.0 USB 2x USB 3.0
-- USB-C --
-- Lightning --
-- Other --

Dimensions / Housing

17 mm Height 18 mm
325 mm Width 314 mm
227 mm Depth 219 mm
1,350 g Weight 1,580 g
Aluminum Housing Material Aluminum
-- Glas Type --
-- IP Protection Class --

Additional data

A1466 Part-no A1502
MacBookAir7,2 Ident-No: MacBookPro12,1
3178 EMC-No: 2835
-- 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.




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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