These days we are living and breathing laptops as every work is done via laptops. Suppose you plan to buy a new laptop and get confused, which one is best between Apple MacBook Air vs Microsoft Surface Pro 6. Through this article, you will get rid of this confusion.
So, let’s start: –
We will compare the difference between the two that is based on some specific features like advanced features, technical specifications, basic info, and not the least other crucial features. Apart from that. You will come to know the difference in price between the two.
If you see MacBook Air of Apple, it is a highly affordable notebook which has directly jumped from its previous model. If you talk about its features, its retina display is just impressive with Apple biometric security. Apart from that, it also has thunderbolt security. Overall, this Apple MacBook Air is underpowered next to Surface Pro 6.If you talk about Surface Pro 6, it delivers mind-blowing experience no other Mac has given till now. However, the best part is you can use the digital pen on it. That means you can use this Surface Pro 6 both as a tablet and a laptop. Overall, it is not wrong to say that the Surface Pro 6 offers iPad and MacBook Air in one device.
The MacBook Air has 10th generation CPU that’s it is quite deceiving. The best part of this MacBook is a Y-series that means it has a dual-core processor that runs lower power.
Apart from that, its processor is unique than that of a particular version. That is why it is better than Y-Series. Moreover, it has SSD hard drive, which is no doubt faster than any other laptop.
However, if you talk about Surface Pro 6, it runs on Intel’s 8th generation and is only compatible with U series. Its CPU is quad-core having eight threads that means it is both highly efficient and fast.
Microsoft Surface Pro 6 is packed with a lot of power in the tablet portion, and no matter it is a fast performer despite form factor. Its SSD hard drive is also speedy, which is of PCLe version that helps the user to save ample data.
Talking about the display in Apple MacBook Air, it has a 13.3 inch 16:10 display which has especially brought in retina resolution and no doubt it is the welcome change. But if you see the panel of Apple, it not like of MacBook standard. That means it is not as bright; just 291 nits as compared to MacBook Pro 13.
In addition to that, its contrast and shade is not attractive to impress anyone.
Talking about Surface Pro 6, its display is 12.3 inches, which is highly sharp at 267 PPI and comes with 3:2 aspect ratio. According to a laptop expert at Unslider.com, Microsoft has used its latest Pixelsense technology that has made the panel very thin. That means you can see everything naturally on the screen. In addition to that, the display of Surface delivers more than 400 nits of brightness.
Overall, you can say that display is better, and the performance of Surface Pro 6 is faster than Apple MacBook.
The Apple MacBook Air is relatively thin and very light, which means it is the bonafide member of the thin and light category. Talking about Surface Pro 6, it is more portable than Apple MacBook even after adding type cover.
However, this is only one aspect of portability; battery life is another aspect of using it on the road. Again, Apple fails in this category and Surface Pro 6 has taken some severe strides when we talk about battery longevity.
- Surface Pro 6 has an excellent update.
Right now Apple has uploaded its MacBook Air with Corei3 processor and 8 GB Ram. In this, you will get free iPads with purchase. However, you can also upgrade the device if you want more processing power.
Talking about Surface Pro 6, the price of Pro 6 is slightly high with 10th generation Core i5 and 512 GB SSD. Overall, Apple MacBook Air is one of the cheapest MacBook in Apple range.
Overall, both the laptops are good, and it depends on the user which features you need the most.
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