Apple MacBook Air (MQD32LL/A)
Microsoft Surface Pro (Microsoft Surface Pro Intel Core i5)

Apple MacBook Air (MQD32LL/A) vs Microsoft Surface Pro (Microsoft Surface Pro Intel Core i5)

Comparison summary

The laptops have different operating systems, Apple MacBook Air has Mac OS X 10.13 High Sierra and Microsoft Surface Pro has Windows 10 Professional.

For portability Pro is lighter. It's also slimmer and smaller in size.

Otherwise they are similar.

Apple MacBook Air (MQD32LL/A)
Microsoft Surface Pro (Microsoft Surface Pro Intel Core i5)

Apple MacBook Air (MQD32LL/A)

Microsoft Surface Pro (Microsoft Surface Pro Intel Core i5)

Compare laptop specifications

Apple MacBook Air (MQD32LL/A)Microsoft Surface Pro (Microsoft Surface Pro Intel Core i5)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i5 SeriesIntel Core i5 Series
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 HD 6000-
Screen size
13″-
Weight
5.3 lbs (2.4 kg)1.7 lbs (0.77 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
14.3 x 10.5 x 2.2 inches11.5 x 7.93 x 0.33 inches
(36.32 x 26.67 x 5.59 cm)(29.21 x 20.14 x 0.84 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Mac OS X 10.13 High SierraWindows 10 Professional
Hard drives
120gb SSD
Amazon.com List Price
$999.00$1,699.99
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$879.00
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$691.31$785.00
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Compare Apple MacBook Air / Microsoft Surface Pro vs other Macbooks:

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Apple MacBook MLH72LL/A
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$926.00
$881.00
Apple MacBook Air
Apple MacBook Air
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$899.00
Apple MacBook Air
Apple MacBook Air
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$899.00
$784.76

Amazon.com description

Apple MacBook Air (13", 1.8GHz dual-core Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD) - Silver

The 13-inch MacBook Air features 8GB of memory, a fifth-generation Intel Core processor, Thunderbolt 2, great built-in apps, and all-day battery life. It’s thin, light, and durable enough to take everywhere you go—and powerful enough to do everything once you get there.

1.8 GHz Dual-core Intel Core i5 processor

Intel HD Graphics 6000

Fast SSD storage

Thunderbolt 2 port

Microsoft Surface Pro (5th Gen) (Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB)

Better than ever, the new Surface Pro is the most versatile laptop we've ever built. Completely redesigned from the inside out with all new custom parts, Surface Pro delivers more battery power, more performance, and a superior display. The stunning PixelSense display supports pen and touch, while the refined design provides 68% more battery life and 2.5X the performance of Surface Pro 3. A powerful Intel Core processor runs full desktop software with ease, ensuring a smooth, productive workflow.   *Up to 13.5 hours for video playback. Testing conducted by Microsoft in April 2017 using preproduction Intel Core i5, 256GB, 8 GB RAM device. Testing consisted of full battery discharge during video playback. All settings were default except: Wi-Fi was associated with a network and Auto-Brightness disabled. Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors.   *3DMark 11 Overall score comparison; Surface Pro i7 vs. Surface Pro 3 i7.   *Applies to i5 & i7 with understanding that m3 is 2g heavier.

The latest Microsoft Surface Pro Features a 7th generation Intel Core i5 Processor, 256 GB of storage, 8 GB RAM, and up to 13.5 hours of video playback

Our fastest Surface Pro ever* thanks to a powerful Intel Core laptop-grade processor

Go all day with up to 13.5 hours of battery life. * 50% more battery life than the previous generation

Our lightest Surface Pro yet*, starting at 1.69 lbs (m3 model). Wireless: Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac compatible,Bluetooth Wireless 4.1 technology

Surface Pro Signature Type cover and Microsoft Surface Pen sold separately