Comparison of Apple MacBook Air (MWTJ2LL/A) vs Apple MacBook Retina (A1534)
Comparison of Apple MacBook Retina (A1534) vs Apple MacBook Air (MWTJ2LL/A)

Apple MacBook Air (MWTJ2LL/A) vs Apple MacBook Retina (A1534)

Comparison summary

For performance Apple MacBook Air has a better processor.

For displaying graphics Air has a better performing graphics card.

Air has a bigger screen. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

Apple MacBook Retina is cheaper.

Compare technical specifications of Apple MacBook Air (MWTJ2LL/A)
Compare technical specifications of Apple MacBook Retina (A1534)

Apple MacBook Air (MWTJ2LL/A)

Apple MacBook Retina (A1534)

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Apple MacBook Air (MWTJ2LL/A)Apple MacBook Retina (A1534)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i3 SeriesIntel Core M-5Y31
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
8gb8gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
Intel Iris PlusIntel HD Graphics
Screen size
13″12″
Weight
-2 lbs (0.91 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
12.7559054988 x 9.0944881797 x 2.4015748007 inches11.04 x 7.74 x 0.5 inches
(32.4 x 23.1 x 6.1 cm)(28.04 x 19.66 x 1.27 cm)
Operating system (OS)
macOSmacOS
Hard drives
250gb SSD250gb SSD
Amazon.com List Price
$969.00$899.77
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$969.00$899.77
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Amazon.com description

New Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray

Stunning 13.3-inch Retina display with True Tone technology

Backlit Magic Keyboard and Touch ID

Tenth-generation Intel Core i3 processor

Intel Iris Plus Graphics

Fast SSD storage

Stereo speakers with wider stereo sound

Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports

Up to 11 hours of battery life

Force Touch trackpad

Apple Macbook Retina Display 12 Inch Core M-5Y31 1.1GHz 8GB RAM 256GB SSD (Renewed)

Intel Core M 1.1 GHz, Mac OX X 10.10 Yosemite, Intel HD Graphic 5300

Internal Memory: 256GB, 8GB RAM

12.0-inch TFT LED-backlit Active-Matrix Retina Display with IPS Technology, 2304 x 1440 pixel resolution (~226ppi pixel density)