MacBooks produced by Apple have excellent ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just MacBooks) and found that Apple also has excellent ratings across its entire range.
64-Bit Processor Operating Modes
This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the MacBook Air Early 2015, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 has a front camera.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago, the MacBook Air Early 2015 has a full-size keyboard.
Alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015.
Very Long Battery Life (max)
Across all the laptops of this age and type the battery life (max)s range from 7h to 12h. When compared to other MacBooks that were released one year ago that we have checked, the MacBook Air Early 2015's battery life (max) of 12 hours is one of the longest.
Other 12h battery life portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at include the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 which has better reviews.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.
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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
The Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most MacBooks that have been around for more than a year. This portable PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11a wi-Fi standards. This notebook PC also have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g wi-Fi standardss.
An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the MacBook Air Early 2015.
An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is the worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of portable PC.
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Quite Small Internal Memory
Across all the laptops of this spec and age the internal memorys range from 4GB to 16GB. The internal memory of the MacBook Air Early 2015 of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest amongst comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the MacBook Air Early 2015.
We compared all the other 4GB internal memory laptops to this notebook PC and we think the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Most portable PCs of this age and type do not have a touchscreen. The MacBook Air Early 2015 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the MacBook Air Early 2015 the maximum internal memorys range from 4GB to 16GB.
Only One Thunderbolt 2 Ports Quantity
Most MacBooks that were launched more than a year ago have one thunderbolt 2 ports quantity, including the MacBook Air Early 2015 which has one thunderbolt 2 ports quantity.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This notebook PC was released over a year ago.
SSD Storage Media
This laptop has an SSD storage media, which is typical of many MacBooks that came out more than a year ago. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.
1440 X 900 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1440 x 900 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.
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Average Processor Frequency
At 1.6 gigahertz, the MacBook Air Early 2015 has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.
We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.6GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 is also worth considering.
If you would prefer a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2015 (2.5GHz and higher rated).
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 256 gigabytes, the MacBook Air Early 2015 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
If you are looking for a notebook PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Macbook Pro Mid 2015 (512GB), or the MacBook Pro Early 2015 (512GB) both from Apple which also has a higher rating.
Average Display Diagonal
The Apple MacBook Air Early 2015 has a relatively average display diagonal (13.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
Notebook PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Apple Macbook Pro Mid 2015 (15.4") which is also higher rated.
The MacBook Air Early 2015 has a relatively standard weight (1.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other MacBooks that have been available for more than a year.
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