With both the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro having been refreshed in 2020, it's a tempting time to buy – but which is the best balance for your needs?
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We'll help you work out which is the better buy for an Apple laptop: the cheaper, lighter option or the more expensive, powerhouse option? We'll explain everything you need to know.
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Of course what's right for one laptop buyer isn't necessarily right for another, and so we'll break down the differences between these two ranges so you know exactly what you're looking at. You'll also need to decide how you're going to be using your new computer, so you can make the best decision based on the information we'll give you.
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MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: Design & usability
The MacBook Air is the smaller and lighter laptop of the two.. hence the name. When closed, at its thinnest point it's 0.41 cm thick, compared with 1.49cm (0.59 inches) for the 13-inch MacBook Pro and 1.62 cm (0.64 inches) for the 16-inch MacBook Pro. However, it's worth noting that the MacBook Air is actually 1.61cm (0.63 inches) at its thickest point, so it's actually slight thicker than the 13-inch MacBook Pro. But its tapered design leaves it feeling slimmer and more handle-able overall.
The MacBook Air weighs in at 1.29kg (2.8 pounds), compared with 1.37 g (3.02 pounds) for the 13-inch Pro and 2kg (4.3 pounds) for the 16-inch Pro. Again, note that the difference between the MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro isn't huge.
All three models use Apple's latest generation of keyboard, which is a crucial improvement over previous models. You may have heard of reliability concerns around Apple's keyboards over the last few years, but now 100% of its laptops use a new design for the mechanics of the keys, and it's both more comfortable and (based on use so far) less likely to break than previous models.
The keys have a fairly short travel, but you can feel the movement, and there's great feedback, so accuracy is no problem.
All the models have excellent trackpads, too – this is one area Apple nailed a long time ago, and never missteps on.
The 16-inch MacBook Pro finds room for noticeably bigger and more impressive speakers than you get on either the MacBook Air or the 13-inch MacBook Pro… or almost any laptop we've tried, really. They're genuinely impressive, and not in a mealy-mouthed 'well, they're good for laptop speakers' way. They use an advanced design with two opposing drivers in each side, one facing up, one facing down, so that the vibrations from each will cancel each other out, so you get big noise levels without feeling any shake in the frame. Some high-end speakers use this setup, including the Bang & Olufsen Beosound Balance.
The MacBook Air and smaller MacBook Pro also have good speakers, but now we're back into for laptops territory. The stereo separation is impressive, though, and you certainly won't feel like you're missing out when it comes to sounds.
The MacBook Pro models also have new microphone arrays that Apple's calls 'studio quality', though we'd still probably suggest a real microphone for your hit podcast. However, in our new world of video-conferencing all the time, they're a big improvement over most built-in mics.
There are also some differences in terms of the ports you've got available, which will get on to shortly. Finally, while all these laptops come in either silver or space grey, only the MacBook Air offers a gold option – and it's a really nice colour.
MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: display
The comparison is really close when it comes to the display. Both the MacBook Air and the smaller MacBook Pro have a 13.3-inch screen running at a 2560x1600 resolution – though the Pro does use a wider P3 colour gamut, and is slightly brighter (500 nits versus 400 nits).
The difference doesn't matter much if you're just doing document work (though the extra brightness makes the Pro easier to see in bright light conditions, such as sunlight), but the broader colours and boosted brightness matter for creative work.
The larger MacBook Pro sports a 16-inch screen running at a 3072x1920 resolution (with the wider colour gamut and extra brightness), which gives a lot more room to work.
The single most important thing (in our opinion) is that all three models support True Tone, which changes the colour balance of the screen to match the lighting of the room you're in, so you don't get that off-putting thing of a screen appearing blue when the light around you is yellow. This is kinder on the eyes in the evening – we wouldn't want to live without it.
MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: specs and options
Apple gives you a plethora of options when it comes to kitting out the latest MacBook Airs and MacBook Pros. The MacBook Air first: you start off with a 1.1GHz dual-core 10th-gen Intel Core i3 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.2GHz), 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage. That's for the base version, which costs £999/$999/AUS$1,599.
There is a model that's a step up, though, giving you a quad-core 1.1GHz 10th-gen Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost to 3.5GHz), 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. That costs £1,299/$1,299/AUS$1,599 and we think it's a good option if you want a bit more head-room for your tasks. The base version is good for web browsing, document work and basic photo and video editing, for example, but if you wanted to get fancier with Photoshop, 4K video or programming then we'd suggest the quad-core version. Getting the extra power plus double the storage for that upgrade fee seems like a good deal to us.
You can configure your MacBook Air further – you can go up to 16GB of RAM and a maximum of 2TB of storage. Graphics are provided by integrated Intel Plus chips on all 2020 MacBook Air models, which is a significant step up over previous versions of the Air.
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The 13-inch MacBook Pro is the next step up in power. At its cheapest, you get a 1.4GHz quad-core 8th-gen Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.9GHz), 8GB of RAM, 256GB or 512GB of storage, and integrated Intel Iris Plus Graphics 645, all from £1,299/£1,299/AUS$1,999. These lower-end versions of the MacBook Pro 13-inch haven't had a spec upgrade this year – only the keyboard was improved.
However, at the higher end, the MacBook Pro 13-inch has had a very nice upgrade in 2020. Starting from £1,799/$1,799/AUS$2,999, you get a 2.0GHz Intel 10th-gen Core i5 quad-core processor, the latest Intel Iris Plus graphics, 16GB of faster RAM, and 512GB or 1TB of storage.
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The top-end 16-inch MacBook Pro configurations start out at a 2.6GHz 6-core 9th-gen Intel Core i7 processor (Turbo Boost up to 4.5GHz), 16GB of RAM, 512GB of storage, and Radeon Pro 5300M 4GB graphics. That'll cost you £2,399/$2,399/AUS$3,799.
The next model up gets you a 2.3GHz 8-core 9th-gen Intel Core i9 (Turbo Boost up to 4.8GHz), 16GB of RAM, 1TB of SSD and Radeon Pro 5500M 4GB graphics. This version costs £2,799/$2,799/AUS$4,399.
If you really want to trick the laptop out, you can go all the way up to a 2.4GHz 8-core 9th-gen Intel Core i9 processor (Turbo Boost up to 5.0GHz), 64GB of RAM, a massive 8TB of storage, and Radeon Pro 5600M 8GB graphics.
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We should note that 16-inch MacBook Pro hasn't received a full upgrade in 2020, and is rumoured to get one in towards the end of the year.
That top-end 16-inch MacBook Pro is an absolute beast, but overkill unless you're rendering video or doing something equally demanding – for most casual computing use, the lower specs on the MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro will do you just fine.
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MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: features and ports
All these MacBooks are going to come running the latest versions of macOS, Catalina. They'll also get all free updates for the foreseeable future, including the new OS, Big Sur, that we expect to land in October 2020 most likely. From a software point of view, they all have the same features and capabilities, and access to the same applications.
The less powerful components of the MacBook Air equal longer battery life: Apple quotes 12 hours of wireless web use and 13 hours of iTunes video watching. That beats out the quoted 10 hours of wireless web use and 10 hours of iTunes video watching for the MacBook Pro models.
In practice, it's common for people to see lower battery life than that from the MacBook Pros, but not because of any deception with Apple's figures – it's just that those are the machines people use for more demanding software, and the more hardcore an app is, the more quickly it drains your power.
The MacBook Air features two Thunderbolt 3 (USB‑C) ports, plus a 3.5mm headphone jack. That matches the cheaper versions of the 13-inch MacBook Pro, but if you buy the more powerful versions of the 13-inch MacBook Pro (with the 10th-gen processors) you instead get four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports and a headphone jack.
With the 16-inch MacBook Pro, all models come with four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, plus a headphone jack. You might need a dongle or a hub (or two) whichever model you opt for.
It's worth noting that all of the MacBook Pros include the Touch Bar, and the MacBook Air doesn't. The Touch Bar is a touchscreen that runs across the top of the keyboard in place of the function keys, and it can display custom controls depending on the app you're in – or it can display a set of standard controls of your choosing.
These can be quite handy when they're shortcuts or give you access to fine-grained sliders or other options that would normally be buried a couple of clicks deep. But we wouldn't call the Touch Bar essential by any means – a lot of people just don't use it.
Both the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro models include Touch ID fingerprint security. That makes life much easier for logging in, and for verifying your identity for online security.
MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro: pricing and verdict
Both the MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro will give you a top Apple laptop experience – it's just a question of how much power you're going to need (and how light you want your laptop to be while you're lugging it around).
At the top end, the 16-inch MacBook Pro can be kitted out with ludicrous amounts of power, memory and storage, and it gives you that extra screen real estate to work with as well.
The 13-inch model offers an impressive level of performance from its upper-tier models too, though you don't get the discrete graphics options that you do with the bigger laptop. The cheaper 13-inch models are certainly capable, but it's a shame that internals haven't been upgraded to newer options.
On the other hand, the MacBook Air is lightweight and a little bit cheaper too (check out the widgets on this page for the latest prices). If you're more of a casual computer user then you can save yourself some money with a cheaper option – remember the macOS software is the same on all these models.
The scale of price and performance is clear to see as you move up from the MacBook Air to the MacBook Pro, despite there being some potential crossover where the higher-tier MacBook Air has a quad-core processor that appears not far off the power of the base level 13-inch MacBook Pro's processor.
But the more constrained chassis of the new Air means that processor will hit its heat limits fairly quickly when taxed hard, while the MacBook Pro has more room to manoeuvre. And if you step up the higher-tier 13-inch MacBook Pro, you get a major boost in speed even while staying at quad-core.
But the good news is that there are plenty of configuration options along the way, so you should be able to find an Apple laptop that meets your needs.
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The Apple MacBook Air 'Core i5' 1.1 13-Inch (Retina, Scissor Keyboard, 2020) model features a 10-nm 10th Generation 'Ice Lake' 1.1 GHz Intel 'Core i5' processor (1030NG7) with four independent processor 'cores' on a single chip, a 6 MB shared level 3 cache, 8 GB of onboard 3733 MHz LPDDR4X SDRAM, 512 GB of onboard PCIe-based flash storage, and an 'integrated' Intel Iris Plus graphics processor that shares system memory. Both the RAM and the SSD could be upgraded at the time of initial system purchase, but not subsequently.
This all is tucked in a thin wedge-shaped aluminum case with an integrated 720p 'FaceTime HD' webcam, Touch ID, a new backlit 'Magic Keyboard' with a 'redesigned scissor mechanism', a large 'Force Touch' trackpad, and a high-resolution 13.3' LED-backlit 2560x1600 (227 ppi) 'Retina' display with True Tone technology.
The aluminum case was available in three color options -- gold (pictured, left), silver, and a darker 'Space Gray' (but not other colors) and weighs 2.8 pounds (1.29 kg). Apple estimates battery life at 11-12 hours depending on the task performed.
Connectivity includes 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5, two Thunderbolt 3 ports (USB-C connector), and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
Compared to its predecessor, the '2020' MacBook Air lineup looks practically the same and has the same 'True Tone' display, but has a newer, significantly faster processor and architecture, more capable graphics, a new -- more reliable -- 'Scissor Switch' keyboard, more default storage, and a lower starting price tag.
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|Introduction Date:||March 18, 2020||Discontinued Date:||November 10, 2020|
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|Processor Speed:||1.1 GHz||Processor Type:||Core i5 (I5-1030NG7)|
|Details:||This model is powered by a 10 nm, 64-bit '10th Generation' Intel Mobile Core i5 'Ice Lake' (I5-1030NG7) processor which includes four independent processor 'cores' on a single silicon chip. Each core has a dedicated 512k level 2 cache, shares 6 MB of level 3 cache, and has an integrated memory controller (dual channel).|
This system also supports 'Turbo Boost 2.0' -- which 'automatically increases the speed of the active cores' to improve performance when needed (up to 3.5 GHz for this model) -- and 'Hyper Threading' -- which allows the system to recognize eight total 'cores' or 'threads' (four real and four virtual).
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|Details:||A 1.2 GHz Quad Core Core i7 (I7-1060NG7) processor was available via custom order for an extra US$150.|
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|System Bus Speed:||OPI*||Cache Bus Speed:||1.1 GHz (Built-in)|
|Details:||*This system does not have a traditional system bus or a 'Direct Media Interface' (DMI) to connect between the processor and chipset. Instead, it uses a directly attached 4 GT/s 'On Package Interface' (OPI).|
|L1 Cache:||32k/48k x4||L2/L3 Cache:||512k x4, 6 MB (on chip)|
|Details:||Each core has its own dedicated 512k level 2 cache and the system has 6 MB of shared level 3 cache.|
|Details:||*Shipped standard with 8 GB of 3733 MHz LPDDR4X SDRAM onboard.|
|Details:||*8 GB of RAM is onboard by default. At the time of system purchase, it could be upgraded to 16 GB of RAM for an additional US$200. The RAM cannot be upgraded later.|
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|Details:||*There are no RAM slots. 8 GB of RAM is onboard by default. At the time of system purchase, it could be configured with 16 GB of RAM for an additional US$200, but it cannot be upgraded subsequently.|
|Details:||This model has an Intel Iris Plus graphics processor that shares memory with the system.|
|Details:||The Intel Iris Plus graphics processor reserves up to 1.5 GB of system memory for video function. It does not have dedicated VRAM.|
|Built-in Display:||13.3' 16:10||Native Resolution:||2560x1600|
|Details:||13.3' color widescreen LED-backlit 'Retina' display with IPS and True Tone technology. It has a 2560 by 1600 native resolution at 227 ppi and support for millions of colors. It also supports scaled resolutions of 1680 by 1050, 1440 by 900, and 1024 by 640. It has a 16:10 aspect ratio.|
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|2nd Display Support:||Dual/Mirroring*||2nd Max. Resolution:||6016x3384 (6K)*|
|Details:||*This model supports full native resolution on the interior display in addition to a single 6016x3384 (6K) display up to 60 Hz, a single 5120x2880 (5K) display up to 60 Hz, or as many as two external displays up to 4096x2304 (4K) up to 60 Hz.|
|Standard Storage:||512 GB SSD||Std. Storage Speed:||Onboard|
|Details:||This MacBook Air was offered by default with 512 GB of onboard SSD storage, but it also could be configured with a 1 TB or 2 TB SSD for an additional US$200 and US$600, respectively.|
The storage is built-in to the computer and cannot be upgraded after system purchase.
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Also see: SSD Compatibility Guide for All G3 & Later Macs.
|Storage Dimensions:||Soldered||Storage Interface:||Onboard* (PCIe*)|
|Details:||*The 'PCIe-based' SSD in this model is onboard. It cannot be upgraded after purchase.|
|Details:||*MacBook Air models do not have an internal optical drive. This model would require an adapter to use the increasingly vintage MacBook Air external SuperDrive, as well.|
|Details:||*No MacBook Air models have an internal Ethernet port.|
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|Details:||802.11ac Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n compatible) and Bluetooth 5 standard.|
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|Details:||*This model has two Thunderbolt 3 ports (USB-C connector) that also support the USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard (up to 10 Gbps).|
|Details:||No expansion slots or bays provided.|
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|Incl. Keyboard:||Full-size (Magic Keyboard)||Incl. Input:||Trackpad (Force Touch)|
|Details:||Apple reports that the keyboard in this model is 'a new Magic Keyboard' with a 'redesigned scissor mechanism and 1mm travel.' It has 78 (US) or 79 (ISO) keys, 'including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys in an inverted-T arrangement' and a 'Touch ID' sensor. It has an ambient light sensor, too.|
The 'Force Touch' trackpad offers 'precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures.'
|Details:||This MacBook Air uses a wedge shaped aluminum case design with a 'catchless' magnetic latch. It was sold in three color options -- gold, silver, and a darker 'Space Gray.'|
|Details:||*MVH22LL/A refers to this MacBook Air model in a dark 'Space Gray' color. In a 'traditional' silver color, the order number is MVH42LL/A. In gold color, the order number is MVH52LL/A.|
**Formally, Apple refers to this notebook as the 'Retina, 13-Inch, 2020' in some locations.
|Apple Model No:||A2179 (EMC 3302)||Model ID:||MacBookAir9,1|
|Details:||Please note that these identifiers refer to more than one model.|
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|Battery Type:||49.9 W h Li-Poly||Battery Life:||11-12 Hours|
|Details:||Apple reports that this model can provide up to 11 hours of 'wireless web' and up to 12 hours of 'Apple TV app movie playback.' Apple additionally reports that it provides 'up to' 30 days of standby time. The system is bundled with a 30W USB-C Power Adapter.|
|Pre-Installed MacOS:||X 10.15.3 (19D2064)||Maximum MacOS:||Current|
|Details:||This model is fully compatible with the final version of macOS Catalina (10.15) and the current version of macOS Big Sur (macOS 11), as well.|
Also see: Which Macs are compatible with macOS Big Sur (macOS 11)? What are the system requirements? What are the major new features?
|Minimum Windows:||10 (64-Bit)*||Maximum Windows:||10 (64-Bit)*|
|Details:||*The pre-installed version of Apple's Boot Camp supports the 64-bit version of Windows 10 Home or Pro. Earlier versions of Windows are not formally supported, but may work.|
|MacOS 9 Support:||None||Windows Support:||Boot/Virtualization|
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|Dimensions:||.16-.63 x 11.97 x 8.36||Avg. Weight:||2.8 lbs (1.29 kg)|
|Details:||In inches while closed - minimum height to maximum height by width by depth, (0.41 cm-1.61 cm, 30.41 cm, 21.24 cm).|
|Original Price (US):||US$1299||Est. Current Retail:||US$1200-US$1250|
|Details:||This MacBook Air was sold with 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage for US$1299. Educational discounts also were available. All color options were the same price.|
Please note that on average the estimated current retail pricing of used systems is updated twice a year (please refer to the date on the bottom of the page for the date last updated).
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|Video (Monitor):||2 (Thunderbolt 3/USB-C)||Floppy (Ext.):||None|
|Details:||This model has two Thunderbolt 3 ports. These two ports support charging the notebook, DisplayPort, Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gbps), and USB 3.1 Generation 2 (up to 10 Gbps).|
|Details:||*This model has two Thunderbolt 3 ports (USB-C connector) that also support the USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard (up to 10 Gbps).|
|Details:||No internal modem or Ethernet. 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5 are standard.|
|Details:||Three internal microphones.|
|Details:||*Single 3.5' analog audio output/headphone jack.|
|Details:||100V-240V AC, 30W USB-C power adapter.|
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Global original prices for the MacBook Air 'Core i5' 1.1 13' (Scissor, 2020) in 34 different countries and territories follow; organized alphabetically by region.
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|Mexico:||MXN $32,999||United States:||US$1299|
Original Prices - Europe
|Switzerland:||CHF 1'449||United Kingdom:||£1299|
Original Prices - Asia
|India:||Rs 1,22,990||Indonesia:||Rp 21,499,000|
|Malaysia:||RM 5,599||The Philippines:||PHP 74,990|
|Thailand:||THB 42,900||Vietnam:||VND 36,990,000|
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