Comparison of Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017) (MPTT2LL/A-cr) vs Apple MacBook Air Apple M1 13″ (MGN93LL/A)
Comparison of Apple MacBook Air Apple M1 13″ (MGN93LL/A) vs Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017) (MPTT2LL/A-cr)

Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017) (MPTT2LL/A-cr) vs Apple MacBook Air Apple M1 13″ (MGN93LL/A)


Comparison summary

For performance Apple MacBook Air Apple M1 13″ has a lot better processor. Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017) has more memory.

Pro 15” 2017 has a bigger screen. For portability Air Apple M1 13″ is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

Pro 15” 2017 is cheaper.

Pro 15” 2017 has more SSD storage.

Compare technical specifications of Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017) (MPTT2LL/A-cr)
Compare technical specifications of Apple MacBook Air Apple M1 13″ (MGN93LL/A)

Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017) (MPTT2LL/A-cr)

Apple MacBook Air Apple M1 13″ (MGN93LL/A)

Compare specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017) (MPTT2LL/A-cr)Apple MacBook Air Apple M1 13″ (MGN93LL/A)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7 SeriesApple M1 8 Core 3200 MHz
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
Screen size
4 lbs (1.81 kg)2.8 lbs (1.27 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
14.7 x 10.5 x 2.2 inches11.97 x 8.36 x 0.63 inches
(37.34 x 26.67 x 5.59 cm)(30.4 x 21.23 x 1.6 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Hard drives
500gb SSD250gb SSD
Release date
March 3, 2020March 29, 2021 List Price
$725.72$999.00 Lowest New Price
$718.46$899.00 Lowest Used Price
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Laptop Dimensions

14.7 in
37.34 cm
10.5 in
26.67 cm
Thickness: 2.2 in (5.59 cm)
11.97 in
30.4 cm
8.36 in
21.23 cm
Thickness: 0.63 in (1.6 cm)

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Apple MacBook Pro 15” (2017)
$614.99 description

Apple 15in MacBook Pro, Retina, Touch Bar, 2.9GHz Intel Core i7 Quad Core, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Space Gray, MPTT2LL/A (Renewed)

Renewed products look and work like new. These pre-owned products have been inspected and tested by Amazon-qualified suppliers, which typically perform a full diagnostic test, replacement of any defective parts, and a thorough cleaning process. Packaging and accessories may be generic. All products on Amazon Renewed come with a minimum 90-day supplier-backed warranty.

2.9GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor with Turbo Boost up to 3.9GHz

16GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory

512GB SSD storage


2020 Apple MacBook Air Laptop: Apple M1 Chip, 13” Retina Display, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage, Backlit Keyboard, FaceTime HD Camera, Touch ID. Works with iPhone/iPad; Silver

All-Day Battery Life – Go longer than ever with up to 18 hours of battery life.

Powerful Performance – Take on everything from professional-quality editing to action-packed gaming with ease. The Apple M1 chip with an 8-core CPU delivers up to 3.5x faster performance than the previous generation while using way less power.

Superfast Memory – 8GB of unified memory makes your entire system speedy and responsive. That way it can support tasks like memory-hogging multitab browsing and opening a huge graphic file quickly and easily.

Stunning Display – With a 13.3” Retina display, images come alive with new levels of realism. Text is sharp and clear, and colors are more vibrant.

Why Mac – Easy to learn. Easy to set up. Astoundingly powerful. Intuitive. Packed with apps to use right out of the box. Mac is designed to let you work, play, and create like never before.

Simply Compatible – All your existing apps work, including Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft 365, and Google Drive. Plus you can use your favorite iPhone and iPad apps directly on macOS. Altogether you’ll have access to the biggest collection of apps ever for Mac. All available on the App Store.

Easy to Learn – If you already have an iPhone, MacBook Air feels familiar from the moment you turn it on. And it works perfectly with all your Apple devices. Use your iPad to extend the workspace of your Mac, answer texts and phone calls directly on your Mac, and more.

Fanless Design – Your MacBook Air stays cool and runs quietly even while tackling intense workloads.

AppleCare – Every Mac comes with a one-year limited warranty and up to 90 days of complimentary technical support. Get AppleCare+ to extend your coverage and reduce the stress and cost of unexpected repairs.

Environmentally Friendly – MacBook Air is made with a 100% recycled aluminum enclosure and uses less energy for a smaller carbon footprint.