Apple Macbook Pro 13 Vs Apple iPad Air: HardTo Say Who Wins The Battle

With Apple Inc just dropping new products in the market, from smartphones to tablets to desktops, one product that definitely attracted the attention of Apple fans was the 13-inch Macbook Pro with Retina display. How does this face off viz-a-viz Apple iPad Air though? Following are some features and specs comparison to help shoppers make a decision:With Apple Inc just dropping new products in the market, from smartphones to tablets to desktops, one product that definitely attracted the attention of Apple fans was the 13-inch Macbook Pro with Retina display. How does this face off viz-a-viz Apple iPad Air though? Following are some features and specs comparison to help shoppers make a decision:

 

  • DISPLAY: With Retina display features in both the gadgets, users would not be able to discern the individual pixels from a normal distance of viewing. They make the icons, texts and images appear that clearer and smoother.

 

            Macbook Pro Retina: 2,560 x 1,600 13.3 inch display/ 227 pixels per inch

 

            iPad Air: 2048 x 1536 9.7-inch display/ 264 pixels per inch

 

            The HD resolution of Macbook Pro Retina is better than that of iPad Air, but the latter has

            a higher pixel density.

 

  • PROCESSOR: Macbook 13-inch Pro with the latest Intel fourth generation Haswell Processor, with Intel’s brand new chipsets Iris and Iris Pro. iPad Air with A7 64-bit processor and M7 coprocessor makes every task look faster and easier. Both are incredibly fast, Macbook 13-inch Pro runs on OS X 10.9 Mavericks, and iPad Air uses the brand new much talked about iOS 7.

 

  • BATTERY LIFE: iPad Air promises approximately 10 hours battery life. There is considerable improvement in the battery standby time too. Similar 10 hours battery performance is expected out of Macbook 13-inch 2013 Pro.

 

  • DESIGN AND DIMENSIONS: iPad Air is very light in weight, highly portable and feels so comfortable to use. It has a width of 0.75 mm, and an amazing feature that the user almost forgets he is holding the device. Macbook Pro 2013 is very light for a notebook, weighing just over 3lbs and thicker than iPad Air.

 

iPad Air is priced at $499, while Macbook Pro 2013 at $1099. Both are portable, offer an incredible array of features and highly power packed. Let’s see who makes the cut in the market.

 

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