Laptops in Combat: From Apple MacBook Air vs Sony Viao Pro 11 vs Microsoft Surface Pro

The Potential for Laptops is Huge. With a wide consumer base and equally extensive competitive market, each firm is vying to offer top-class products to users. Let us consider specifications of few such devices on the display.

Specifications Apple MacBook Air Toshiba Satellite U845t Sony VAIO Pro 11 Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 11s
Display size 13.3-inch 14-inch 11.6-inch 10.6-inch 11.6-inch
Operating system Mac OS X 10.8.4 Microsoft Windows 8 Microsoft Windows 8 Windows 8 Pro Microsoft Windows 8
Memory 4GB of RAM 6GB of RAM 4GB of RAM 4GB of RAM 8GB of RAM
Wireless 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 802.11n 802.11n/g/b 802.11a/b/g/n 802.11b/g/n
Camera 1.3-megapixel 1.3-megapixel 1-megapixel 1.2-megapixel 1.0M 720p HD
Processor Intel Core i5-4250U Intel Core i5-3337U Intel Core i7-4500U Intel Core i5 3317U Intel Core i5-3339Y
Dimensions 32.5 x 1.7 x 22.7 cm 13.5 x 9.1 x 0.8 inches 11.22 x 7.76 x 0.68 inches 10.81 x 6.81 x 0.53 inches 11.70 x 8 x 0.61 inches
Weight 1.35 kg 3.8 lbs 1.92 lbs 2 lbs 2.96 lbs
Resolution 1440 x 900 pixels 1366 x 768 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels 1366 x 768 pixels
Battery life 12 hours 6.25 hours 6.5 hours 5 hours 5.54 hours
Connections 2 x USB 3.0, FireWire via optional adapter, SD Flash card, 1 Thunderbolt 2 x USB 2.0, USB 3.0, LAN, HDMI NFC, WiDi, 2 x USB 3.0, 1 Ethernet, HDMI USB 3.0, Cover port, Mini DisplayPort, Headset jack, microSDXC card slot USB 2.0, SD Card reader, USB 3.0, HDMI
Bluetooth 4.0 No 4.0 4.0 4.0
Touchscreen No Yes Yes Yes Yes


Mahak Sharma

Sharma is the Lead-Instructional Designer at Pen Pundit. She takes care of all academic projects acquired and undertaken by the company. In her free time, she will be found fighting for animal rights.

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