Dell Inspiron 3000
Apple MacBook Air (MD231LL/A)

Dell Inspiron 3000 vs Apple MacBook Air (MD231LL/A)

Comparison summary

For performance Dell Inspiron 3000 has a bit faster processor. It also has more memory.

The laptops have different operating systems, Inspiron 3000 has Windows 10 Home and Apple MacBook Air has Mac OS.

For displaying graphics Inspiron 3000 has a better graphics card.

Air features a higher resolution screen (WXGA+).

Inspiron 3000 has a bigger screen. For portability Air is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

Air is cheaper.

Air has more SSD storage.

Dell Inspiron 3000
Apple MacBook Air (MD231LL/A)

Dell Inspiron 3000

Apple MacBook Air (MD231LL/A)

Compare specifications

Dell Inspiron 3000Apple MacBook Air (MD231LL/A)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i3-7130UIntel Core i5 Series
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
8gb4gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
Intel HD Graphics 620Intel HD 4000
Screen size
15.6″13.3″
Screen resolution
HD (1366 x 768 pixels)WXGA+ (1440 x 900 pixels)
Weight
5.07 lbs (2.3 kg)2.96 lbs (1.34 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
15 x 10.2 x 0.9 inches12.8 x 8.94 x 0.68 inches
(38.1 x 25.91 x 2.29 cm)(32.51 x 22.71 x 1.73 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 HomeMac OS
Hard drives
250gb SSD120gb SSD
Amazon.com List Price
$458.99$429.99
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$458.99$429.99
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$655.49
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Amazon.com description

2018 Flagship Dell Inspiron 3000 15.6" HD Laptop - Intel Core i3-7130U 2.7GHz, 8GB DDR4,256G SSD 802.11bgn, Bluetooth, MaxxAudio, HDMI, Webcam, 3-in-1 Card Reader, USB3.0, Win 10

This listing has upgraded configurations. If the computer has modifications (listed above), then the manufacturer box is opened for it to be tested and inspected and to install the upgrades to achieve the specifications as advertised. If no modifications are listed, the item is unopened and untested. Defects & blemishes are significantly reduced by our in depth inspection & testing.

PRODUCT OVERVIEW:

1. MaxxAudio:To give you great sound across music, movies, voice and games

2. Built-in media reader for simple photo transfer:Supports SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card formats

3. Connect in HD: Get in touch long-distance, record yourself for YouTube or web conference clearly with the HD webcam

4. Wireless and wired network connectivity: Built-in high-speed wireless LAN connects to your network or hotspots on the most common Wi-Fi standards.

15.6" HD LED backlight widescreen for hands-on control (1366 x 768) display with Intel HD Graphics 620

Intel Core i3-7130U (3MB Cache, 2.70 GHz), Stereo speakers + MaxxAudio

8G DDR4, 256G SSD

3 in 1 Card Reader(SD, SDHC, SDXC), 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x HDMI, 1 x combo headphone / microphone Jack, 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1,

Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, Built-in HD Webcam with microphone

Apple Macbook Air MD231LL/A - 13.3-inch Laptop (Intel Core i5, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 128GB SSD) (Renewed)

The Apple MacBook Air "Core i5" 1.8 13" (Mid-2012/USB 3.0) features an "Ivy Bridge" 1.8 GHz Intel "Core i5" processor (3427U) with two independent processor "cores" on a single chip, a 3 MB shared level 3 cache, 4 GB of onboard 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM (which cannot be upgraded after purchase), 128 GB flash storage, and an "integrated" Intel HD Graphics 4000 graphics processor that shares system memory. This all is packed in a razor thin (0.11-0.68 inch), 2.96 pound, aluminum case with an integrated 720p "FaceTime HD" webcam, a backlit full-size keyboard and a 13.3" widescreen TFT LED backlit active-matrix "glossy" display (1440x900 native resolution). Connectivity includes 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, analog audio out, a "Thunderbolt" port, two USB 3.0 ports, and an SDXC-capable SD card slot.

1.8 GHz Intel Core i5 Processor

128 GB Solid State Drive; 4 GB DDR3 RAM

Intel HD Graphics 4000

13.3-inch LED Display