For performance Apple MacBook Air 13” (Early 2015) has a lot faster processor.
Acer Chromebook 311 is cheaper.
The laptops have different operating systems, Air 13” (Early 2015) has macOS and Chromebook 311 has Chrome OS.
For displaying graphics Air 13” (Early 2015) has a better graphics card.
Air 13” (Early 2015) features a higher resolution screen (WXGA+).
Air 13” (Early 2015) has a bigger screen. It's also slimmer and smaller in size.
|Apple MacBook Air 13” (Early 2015) (MJVE2LL/A-CR)||Acer Chromebook 311 (NX.A2NAA.004)|
|Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.|
|Intel Core i5 Series||AMD A4-9120C|
|Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed and multiprocessing capabilities of a laptop.|
|Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.|
|Intel HD 6000||Radeon R4|
|WXGA+ (1440 x 900 pixels)||HD (1366 x 768 pixels)|
|3 lbs (1.36 kg)||2.87 lbs (1.3 kg)|
|Size (length x width x height)|
|12.8 x 8.94 x 0.68 inches||11.65 x 8.11 x 0.93 inches|
|(32.51 x 22.71 x 1.73 cm)||(29.59 x 20.6 x 2.36 cm)|
|Operating system (OS)|
|April 2, 2019||December 23, 2022|
|Amazon.com List Price|
|Amazon.com Lowest New Price|
|Amazon.com Lowest Used Price|
|Buy on Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon.com|
1.6 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 (Turbo Boost up to 2.7 GHz) with 3 MB shared L3 cache
13.3-Inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Glossy Widescreen Display, 1440 x 900 resolution
Intel HD Graphics 6000
OS X Yosemite, Up to 12 Hours of Battery Life
Chromebook runs on Chrome OS - An operating system by Google that is built for the way we live today. It comes with built-in virus protection, updates automatically, boots up in seconds and continues to stay fast over time. (Internet connection is required).
All the Google apps you know and love come standard on every Chromebook, which means you can edit, download, and convert Microsoft Office files in Google Docs, Sheets and Slides.
Get access to more than 2 million Android apps from Google Play to learn and do more.
Chromebooks come with built-in storage for offline access to your most important files and an additional 100GB of Google Drive space to ensure that all of your files are backed up automatically.
AMD A-Series Dual-Core Processor A4-9120C (Up to 2.4GHz) | AMD Radeon R4 Graphics
11.6" HD (1366 x 768) Widescreen ComfyView LED-backlit Display | 4GB DDR4 On-Board Memory | 64GB eMMC | microSD Card reader
802.11ac WiFi 5 featuring 2x2 MU-MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz) | Bluetooth 4.2 | Two Built-in Stereo Speaker
HD Webcam (1280 x 720) 88-Degree Wide Angle Lens supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR) | Built-in Digital Microphone
2 - USB Type-C ports USB 3.1 Gen 1 (up to 5 Gbps) DisplayPort over USB Type-C & USB Charging | 2 - USB 3.0 ports
Up to 10 hours of battery life | Chrome OS