Lenovo IdeaPad A10 Vs MacBook Air with Retina Vs Sony VAIO Pro 13–Choosing the Best of the Lot

It is really difficult to make up one’s mind to buy a particular laptop when you have a new Lenovo Idea Pad A10 Vs MacBook Air with Retina Vs Sony VAIO Pro 13- Choosing the Best of the Lotoption available every other week. As general idea goes, if you wait for some more days, you would get the best in the market. There is a huge competition among the manufacturers and thus you can expect the best from them with every new innovation.

At present, manufacturers who are standing against each other and thereby giving strong competition to one another are Lenovo, Apple and Sony. Each one of them has a weapon to fight in the form of their flagship products in terms of features and prices. While Lenovo has IdeaPad A10, Apple has MacBook Air with Retina Display and Sony has VAIO Pro 13.

Lenovo IdeaPad A10 is a dual-mode Android based notebook running on 4.2v Jelly Bean. It has a 10.1-inches screen and weighs around 1 kg. It is powered by Cotex-A9 Quad Core Processor. It has integrated graphics card. It comes with 0.3MP webcam, 1GB RAM and 16 EMMC (microSD card for expansion). The price is quite low in comparison with the other two products being discussed.

Apple MacBook Air with Retina Display is rumored to get launched in the last part of this year. This is going to be an ultra slim 12-inches laptop. It would not have any fan and shall have buttonless trackpad. As the name suggest, it would come with Retina display with a 2560 x 1600 resolution.

Sony VAIO Pro 13 is extremely light and thin with 13.3-inches screen size with 1366x768p display resolution. It is powered by 1.8 GHz Intel Core i7-4500U processor and runs on Windows 8 OS. It has 8GB RAM with 512GB HDD. It weighs about 2.4 pounds. It has inbuilt Intel HD Graphics 4400 graphics card and display resolution of 1920x1080p.

You can now choose the most appropriate for you at ease based on the features. The prices of each product vary from place to place. Check the prices in your country before making the purchase.

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MacBook Pro, MacBook Air Retina Release At WWDC 2014- Latest Rumor

Apple’s WWDC 2014 is set to begin on 2nd June as officially announced a few days ago. No sooner the announcement was made, chatter and rumors started to do the rounds. Several things are expected to happen in the conference.feature_ilife_iwork_hero

However, people are more interested in the announcement of the latest versions of iPhone 6, iPad Mini 3, iPad Air 2, iWatch, Apple TV and other innovations by Apple. Thus, they are speculating about the release date and probable features of the devices lined up for launch.

There are some expectations that would need extremely hi-tech skills to meet but certain others can be easily incorporated in the updated versions. For instance, people are expecting MacBook Air to be updated with Retina display since this is the only laptop from the house of Apple without this feature.

MacBook Pro has most of the features that users might want. However, there is always scope to do better. Holding this thought, people are expecting Apple to announce just a quick low-key update of MacBook Pro. This is not much to ask for sure.

As far as Apple’s phone and tablets are concerned, it is speculated that the announcement of their launch will be made in the Worldwide Developers Conference, 2014. However, if you check the pattern, Apple never spoke about the launch of of iPhone, iPad Mini and iPad Air versions in any earlier WWDC. Apple usually chooses a later date to announce them. This year, the scenario is expected to be different.

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Comparison Of Two Cousins: Macbook Pro Retina vs. MacBook Air 2014

Possibly one of the slimmest devices ever designed, MacBook Pro Retina looks similar to the MacBook Air. Their features also look dangerously close. So, what is it that sets them apart?

The MacBook Pro Retina is known to be equipped with a lot of features and hence, is known to be one of the best among the Apple products. However, MacBook Air can be a wonderful choice for those who are looking for a budget product. The MacBook Pro is also heavier than the MacBook Air. While the Pro weighs 3.46 pounds, Macbook Air weighs 2.96 pounds. Pro is known to be sturdy considering the build quality and hence, it is heavier in the hand as well as backpack.

MacBook Air is known to be amazing as it is known to provide with battery life of about 12 hours. It is also known to be easily portable and the memory capacity is also appreciable if you go for 8 GB. Considering the MacBook Pro Retina, it is known to be larger when compared to MacBook Air in terms of the retina display and the options for good speed.

However, we should not miss that both the devices are mostly close in terms of nature and factor. They are known to have permanent RAM and no superdrive. They are equipped with 802ac wifi and are featured with PCIe SSD. Here are the MacBook Pro Retina and MacBook Air features compared: 

Features

MacBook Air (11-inch)

MacBook Pro With Retina Display (13-inch)

Display

11.6-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen display
13.3-inch (diagonal) Retina LED-backlit display with IPS technology; res 2560×1600 at 227 pixels per inch

Storage

128GB flash storage
128GB

Processor

1.3GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 2.6GHz) with 3MB shared L3 cache
2.4GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor

Memory

4GB of 1600MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
4GB of 1600MHz DDR3L onboard memory

Size & Weight

Height: 0.3-1.7 cm (0.11-0.68 inches)
Width: 30 cm (11.8 inches )
Depth: 19.2 cm (7.56 inches)
Weight: 1.08 kg (2.38 pounds)2
Height: 1.8 cm (0.71 inches)
Width: 31.4 cm (12.35 inches)
Depth: 21.9 cm (8.62 inches)
Weight: 1.57 kg (3.46 pounds)2

Graphics

Intel HD Graphics 5000
Intel Iris Graphics
Camera
720p FaceTime HD camera
720p FaceTime HD camera

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