Acer Aspire S7-392 vs Apple MacBook Air Early 2015

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Acer Aspire S7-392
Apple MacBook Air Early 2015

Top Prices

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
4GB bigger internal memory Edit
The Acer Aspire S7-392 has an internal memory of 8GB, however the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 is only a 4GB internal memory laptop (4GB smaller). Read more

The internal memory of a computer is the amount of storage space available for the processor to use when running applications.

More internal memory will increase the overall speed of the computer when running applications.

Integrated card reader Edit
The Acer Aspire S7-392 has an integrated card reader, whereas the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 does not have an integrated card reader.
Bigger screen size Edit
The Acer Aspire S7-392 is a 13.3" laptop. That's 1.7" bigger than the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 (11.6"). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the computer screen. The display diagonal is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal will allow you to fit more information on the screen, making it better for editing large documents. A larger screen is also makes it easier to appreciate the detail in photos and videos.

Touch sensitive screen Edit
The Acer Aspire S7-392 has a touch sensitive screen, however the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Expert reviews are marginally better
Based on 2 reviews, the Acer Aspire S7-392 has an average expert review score of 84%, but the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 has an average rating of 82% (based on 20 reviews).
User reviews are marginally better
Based on 1 review, the Acer Aspire S7-392 has an average user review score of 100%, but the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 has an average rating of 96% (based on 973 reviews).
5 Reasons For
0.1GHz faster maximum turbo frequency Edit
The Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 has a maximum turbo frequency of 2.7GHz, whereas the Acer Aspire S7-392 is only a 2.6GHz maximum turbo frequency laptop (0.1GHz slower).
50% bigger total storage capacity Edit
The Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 is a 256GB total storage capacity laptop. That's 128GB bigger than the Acer Aspire S7-392 (256GB). Read more

The storage capacity of a computer is the amount of permanent storage space available on the computer for saving data, such as photos, applications and documents. The storage may be provided on a hard disk (slower) or on flash or solid state drives (faster).

A bigger storage capacity will allow you to store more applications, documents, photos and music on the computer.

12% longer battery life Edit
The Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 has a battery life of 9h, however the Acer Aspire S7-392 is only an 8h battery life laptop (1h shorter). Read more

The battery life is the number of hours that the computer can be used for on a single charge of the battery.

A longer battery life means you can use the computer for longer when travelling and not able to access a power supply.

21% lighter Edit
The Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 has a weight of 1.1kg. That's 220g lighter than the Acer Aspire S7-392 (1.1kg). Read more

The weight of the computer excludes the weight of the power supply and charger, but includes the weight of the battery.

A lighter computer makes a difference to the portability of the computer and will reduce your hand luggage weight when travelling by air.

Slightly narrower Edit
Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 is 300mm wide, but the Acer Aspire S7-392 is a 323mm wide laptop (23mm wider).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Slower maximum turbo frequency Edit
The Acer Aspire S7-392 is a 2.6GHz maximum turbo frequency laptop. That's 0.1GHz slower than the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 (2.7GHz).
Smaller total storage capacity Edit
The Acer Aspire S7-392 has a total storage capacity of 128GB, but the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 is a 256GB total storage capacity laptop (128GB bigger). Read more

The storage capacity of a computer is the amount of permanent storage space available on the computer for saving data, such as photos, applications and documents. The storage may be provided on a hard disk (slower) or on flash or solid state drives (faster).

A bigger storage capacity will allow you to store more applications, documents, photos and music on the computer.

1h shorter battery life Edit
The Acer Aspire S7-392 is an 8h battery life laptop. That's 1h shorter than the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 (9h). Read more

The battery life is the number of hours that the computer can be used for on a single charge of the battery.

A longer battery life means you can use the computer for longer when travelling and not able to access a power supply.

220g heavier Edit
The Acer Aspire S7-392 is a 1.3kg heavy laptop, whereas the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 is a 1.1kg heavy laptop (220g lighter). Read more

The weight of the computer excludes the weight of the power supply and charger, but includes the weight of the battery.

A lighter computer makes a difference to the portability of the computer and will reduce your hand luggage weight when travelling by air.

8% wider Edit
The Acer Aspire S7-392 has a width of 323mm. That's 23mm wider than the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 (300mm).
One year older
The Acer Aspire S7-392 is older than the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 by one year.
6 Reasons Against
Smaller internal memory Edit
The Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 is a 4GB internal memory laptop. That's 4GB smaller than the Acer Aspire S7-392 (4GB). Read more

The internal memory of a computer is the amount of storage space available for the processor to use when running applications.

More internal memory will increase the overall speed of the computer when running applications.

Does not have an integrated card reader Edit
The Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 does not have an integrated card reader, but the Acer Aspire S7-392 has an integrated card reader.
1.7" smaller screen size Edit
The Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 has a screen size of 11.6", whereas the Acer Aspire S7-392 is a 13.3" laptop (1.7" bigger). Read more

The display diagonal is a measure of the size of the computer screen. The display diagonal is measured from one corner of the screen to the diagonally opposite corner of the screen.

A bigger display diagonal will allow you to fit more information on the screen, making it better for editing large documents. A larger screen is also makes it easier to appreciate the detail in photos and videos.

Does not have a touch sensitive screen Edit
The Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 does not have a touch sensitive screen, whereas the Acer Aspire S7-392 has a touch sensitive screen.
Expert review Rating is a little Worse
The average expert rating of the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 is 82%, whereas the average expert rating of the Acer Aspire S7-392 is 84% (based on 2 reviews).
User review Rating is a little Worse
The average user rating of the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 is 96%, whereas the average user rating of the Acer Aspire S7-392 is 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

No awards found 2 Awards
computershopper.com: Editor's Choice
Good Gear Guide.com.au: Editor's Choice

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

34 months Ago 22 months Ago

Energy Efficiency Class

No data No data

Environmental Impact

No data No data

Design

Form Factor
 Clamshell
 Clamshell
Housing Material
 Aluminium
 Aluminium
Colour
 Silver
 White
 Silver
 White
Product Type
 Notebook
 Notebook
Intel Segment Tagging
 Enterprise
 Small Business
 Enterprise
 Small Business

Processor

Processor Core
2 2
Processor Family
 Intel Core i5-4xxx
BEST
 Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
1.6GHz 1.6GHz
Processor Socket
 BGA1168
 BGA1168
Processor Cache
3MB 3MB
Processor Thread
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Turbo Frequency
2.6GHz 2.7GHz
BEST
Processor Model
 200U
 i5-4200U
BEST
 200U
 i5-4200U
Conflict Free Processor
 Conflict free processor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Lithography
22nm Unknown - Click to provide data
PCI Express Lane (max)
12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Operating Mode
 64-bit
BEST
 64-bit
PCI Express Slot Version
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Bus Type
 DMI
 DMI2
 DMI
 DMI2
Processor Codename
 Haswell
 Haswell
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
15W Unknown - Click to provide data
Stepping
C0 Unknown - Click to provide data
PCI Express Configuration
 2x4
 1x4
BEST
 2x4
 1x4
Tjunction
100°C Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cache Type
 Smart Cache
 L3
 Smart Cache
 L3

Memory

Internal Memory
8GB
BEST
4GB
Memory
 On-board
 On-board
Maximum Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 4GB
Memory Clock Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,600MHz
Internal Memory
 LPDDR3-SDRAM
 LPDDR3-SDRAM
BEST

Storage

Total Storage Capacity
128GB 256GB
BEST
Storage Medium
 SSD
 SSD
 SSD
 SSD
Memory Card
 SD
 SD
Integrated Card Reader
 Integrated card reader
BEST
 Integrated card reader
Flash Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 256GB
Solid-State Drive Capacity
128GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Installed SSD
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Drive Interface
 PCI Express
 PCI Express

Display

Screen Size
13.3"
BEST
11.6"
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1366 x 768
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
BEST
 Touch sensitive screen
Touch Technology
 Multi-touch
 Multi-touch
Panel Type
 IPS
 IPS
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlight
 LED backlight
 LED backlight
Display Surface
 Gloss
 Gloss
HD Type
 Full HD
 HD
 Not supported
BEST
 Full HD
 HD
 Not supported

Graphics

On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
 Intel HD Graphics
 Intel HD Graphics
Maximum Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 2560 x 1600
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
 Not available
 Not available
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
0xA16 Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
1.74GB Unknown - Click to provide data
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
1,000MHz Unknown - Click to provide data
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
200MHz Unknown - Click to provide data
On-Board Graphics Adapter
 On-board graphics adapter
 On-board graphics adapter

Optical Drive

LghtScribe Feature
 LghtScribe feature
 LghtScribe feature

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone

Camera

Front Camera
 Front camera
 Front camera

Networking

Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near field communication (NFC)
4G
 4G
 4G
Bluetooth Version
 4.0
 4.0
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
WiFi Standard
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11a
 802.11ac
 802.11n
 802.11g
 802.11b
 802.11a
 802.11ac
Wireless LAN Connection
 Wireless LAN connection
 Wireless LAN connection
3G Network Access Module
 3G network access module
 3G network access module
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth

Ports & Interfaces

Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt Combo Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port
SmartCard Slot
 SmartCard slot
 SmartCard slot
ExpressCard Slot
 ExpressCard slot
 ExpressCard slot
DC-In Jack
 DC-in jack
 DC-in jack
Docking Connector
 Docking connector
 Docking connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
 Combo headphone/mic port
 Combo headphone/mic port
S/PDIF Out Port
 S/PDIF out port
 S/PDIF out port
Microphone in Port
 Microphone in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Headphone Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Thunderbolt 2 Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDMI Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
SATA III Connector
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
SATA Connector
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
2 2

Performance

Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor

Keyboard

Full-Size Keyboard
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full-size keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Island-style keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Backlit keyboard
Numeric Keypad
 Numeric keypad
 Numeric keypad
Windows Key
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Keyboard Key
Unknown - Click to provide data 79
Pointing Device
 Touchpad
 Touchpad

Operating System/software

Operating System
 Windows 8
 Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
 Windows 8
 Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite
Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data IPhoto,iMovie,GarageBand,iBooks,Safari,FaceTime,Time Machine,Photo Booth,iTunes,Game Center
Operating System Architecture
 64-bit
BEST
 64-bit

Processor Special Features

Intel Anti-Theft Technology
 Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel VPro Technology
 Intel vPro Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel My WiFi Technology
 Intel My WiFi Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
 Intel Turbo Boost Technology
 Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
 Intel Identity Protection Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
 Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Smart Connect Technology
 Intel Smart Connect Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
 Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel HD Audio Technology
 Intel HD Audio Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
 Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
 Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel InTru 3D Technology
 Intel InTru 3D technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Insider
 Intel Insider
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
 Intel Quick Sync Video technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
 Intel Clear Video HD technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Instruction Set
 AVX
 AVX 2.0
 AVX
 AVX 2.0
Processor Code
SR170 Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel TSX-NI
 Intel TSX-NI
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Secure Key
 Intel Secure Key
Unknown - Click to provide data
Execute Disable Bit
 Execute Disable Bit
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Thermal Monitoring Technology
 Thermal monitoring technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
CPU Configuration (max)
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
 Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel 64
 Intel 64
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Package Size
40mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
 Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
 Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Idle States
 Idle states
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Enhanced Halt State
 Intel Enhanced Halt State
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel AES New Instructions
 Intel AES New Instructions
Unknown - Click to provide data
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor ARK ID
75459 Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Battery Life
8h 9h
BEST
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 38Wh
Battery Capacity
6,280mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Cell Count
4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium
 Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
 Polymer
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium
 Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
 Polymer
Standby Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 30 day(s)

Power

AC Adapter Input Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
 50
 60
 50/60
 50
 60
 50/60
AC Adapter Power
45W 45W

Security

Fingerprint Reader
 Fingerprint reader
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cable Lock Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cable lock slot

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
1.3kg 1.1kg
BEST
Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 17mm
Depth
223mm 192mm
Width
323mm 300mm
BEST

Packaging Data

Cable Included
 AC
 AC
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Power Cord Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Power cord included

Operational Conditions

Non-Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 4500
Operating Altitude
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 3000
Operating Relative Humidity Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -25 - 45
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 35

Certificates

EPEAT Compliance
 Gold
 Gold
Energy Star Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Energy Star certified
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