Compare Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 vs Apple Macbook Air 2017

Updated 14-Jan-2021
Comparison between Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 vs Apple Macbook Air 2017 Laptops. The comparision between these Laptops is based on Quick Specs, Basic Information, Features, Technical Specifications and Other Basic Features. Also see Price Comparision between Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 vs Apple Macbook Air 2017 Laptops
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Apple Macbook Air 11 2015
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Key features comparision

OS

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015X El Captain
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Apple Macbook Air 2017macOS Sierra
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Display

Apple Macbook Air 11 201511.6" (1366 x 768)
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Apple Macbook Air 201713.3" (1,440x900)
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Processor

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015Intel Core i5 (5th generation) | 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 2.6 GHz
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Apple Macbook Air 2017Intel Core i5 5th Gen 5250U | 1.6 GHz
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Memory

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015128 / 256 GB Flash/4GB DDR3
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Apple Macbook Air 2017128 GB SSD/8 GBGB DDR3
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Basic Information

Model Name

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : Apple Macbook Air 11 2015
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Apple Macbook Air 2017

Launch Date (Global)

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : 10/03/2015
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 07-07-2017

Operating System (With Version)

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : X El Captain
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : macOS Sierra

Laptop Type

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : Ultrabook
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Everyday

Display

Resolution

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : 1366 x 768
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 1,440x900

Display Size (In Inches)

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : 11.6
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 13.3

Display Technology

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : LED-backlit glossy widescreen display
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : LED-backlit glossy widescreen display

Panel Type

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Refresh Rate

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Connectivity

Wireless Connectivity

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2

Connectivity

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x thunderbolt 2
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : USB Type-C ports, SD card slots and Thunderbolt 3

Features

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : Built in HD Webcam, Backlit keyoard
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Multi-Touch Gesture Recognition, Touch ID sensor, ambient light sensor, force click, multi-touch touchpad, pressure sensitivity

Pointing Device

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : Multi-touch Gesture Touchpad
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Memory

Ram Included (In Gb)

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : 4
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 8 GB

Ram Type

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : DDR3
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : DDR3

Ram Speed (In Mhz)

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : 1600
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 1600

Ram Expandability Options (No. Of Unused Slots)

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Max Supported Ram

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Physical specifications

Laptop Weight (In Kgs)

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : 1.08
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 1.35

Laptop Dimension (In Mm)

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 17x325x 227

Processor

Processor Model Name

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : Intel Core i5 (5th generation)
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Intel Core i5 5th Gen 5250U

Clock Speed

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 2.6 GHz
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 1.6 GHz

Cores

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : dual
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Quad-Core

Ultra-Low Voltage (Yes Or No)

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Graphics Processor

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : Intel HD Graphics 6000
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Intel Integrated HD6000

Gpu Memory Type

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Gpu Memory Amount

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Gpu Type

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Cache L3

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 3 MB

Boost Clock Speed

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Storage

Storage Drive Type

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : Flash
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : SSD

Storage Drive Capacity

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : 128 / 256 GB
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 128 GB

Hard Drive Speed (In Rpm)

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Optical Drive

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Second Storage Drive Type

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Second Storage Drive Capacity

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Power

Battery Backup (In Hours)

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : 9
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Upto 10 hours

Battery Type

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : Lithium polymer
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 76 Wh lithium polymer

Battery Expandability Options (Yes Or No)

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Power Supply

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 87 Watt AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)

Sound

Speakers

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : Stereo Speakers
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : Stereo speakers, three microphones

Sound Technology

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

Warranty and manufacturer info

Warranty Length

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : 1 year warranty

Warranty Details

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A

details of pre-installed software

Pre Installed Software

Apple Macbook Air 11 2015 : N/A
Apple Macbook Air 2017 : N/A
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