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Macbook Pro and MacBook Air Comparison Chart

13-inch MacBook Pro with retina display MacBook Air
Price $1,582.00 $1,132.00
Warranty 3-year AppleCare Protection Plan - Auto-enroll
Display 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy display
2560 x 1600 pixels 1440 x 900 pixels
Processor 2.7GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 1.6GHz dual-core Intel Core i5
3MB shared L3 cache 3MB shared L3 cache
Option: Up to 3.1GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 with 4MB shared L3 cache Option: Up to 2.2GHz dual-core Intel Core i7 with 4MB shared L3 cache
Graphics Intel Iris Graphics 6100 Intel HD Graphics 6000
Memory 8GB of 1866MHz LPDDR3 memory 4GB of 1600MHz LPDDR3 memory
Option: Up to 16GB Option: Up to 8GB
Battery Built-in lithium-polymer battery Built-in lithium-polymer battery
Up to 10 hours of wireless web Up to 12 hours of wireless web
Storage 256GB PCIe-based flash storage 128 GB PCIe-based flash storage
Options: 512GB or 1TB PCIe-based flash storage Options: 256GB or 512GB flash storage
Expansion Two Thunderbolt 2 ports, two USB 3.0 ports, and one SDXC card slot One Thunderbolt 2 port, two USB 3.0 ports, and one SDXC card slot
Video Built-in 720p FaceTime HD camera
HDMI port and Thunderbolt port with native Mini DisplayPort output and support for DVI, dual-link DVI, and VGA connections (adapters sold separately) Thunderbolt port with native Mini DisplayPort output and support for HDMI, DVI, dual-link DVI, and VGA connections (adapters sold separately)
Audio Stereo speaker, dual microphones, and headphone port
Wireless 802.11ac Wi-Fi
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
Ethernet No Ethernet (Apple Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter sold separately)
Optical Drive No optical drive (External 8x double-layer SuperDrive sold separately)
Input Full-size backlit keyboard with ambient light sensor Full-size backlit keyboard with ambient light sensor
Force Touch trackpad with pressure-sensing capabilities Multi-Touch trackpad
Enclosure Precision aluminum unibody
Size (H x W x D) 0.71 x 12.35 x 8.62 inches 0.11 x 12.8 x 8.94 inches
Weight 3.48 pounds 2.96 pounds

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