Compare Apple Macbook Air 13 128GB 5th gen i5 vs Apple Macbook Air 2017

Updated on 12-Sep-2020

Comparison between Apple Macbook Air 13 128GB 5th gen i5 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 13 128GB 5th gen i5 vs Apple Macbook Air 2017 Laptops


Basic Information

Model name Apple Macbook Air 13 128GB 5th gen i5 Apple Macbook Air 2017
Launch date (global) 10/03/2015 07-07-2017
operating system (with version) X El Captain macOS Sierra
laptop type Ultrabook Everyday


Resolution 1440 x 900 1,440x900
display size (in inches) 13.3 13.3
Display technology LED-backlit glossy widescreen display LED-backlit glossy widescreen display


Wireless connectivity WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2
connectivity 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x thunderbolt 2 USB Type-C ports, SD card slots and Thunderbolt 3
Features Built in HD Webcam, Multi media card reader, Backlit keyoard Multi-Touch Gesture Recognition, Touch ID sensor, ambient light sensor, force click, multi-touch touchpad, pressure sensitivity
pointing device Multi-touch Gesture Touchpad


ram included (in gb) 4 128
ram type DDR3 DDR3
ram speed (in mhz) 1600 2133

Physical specifications

laptop weight (in kgs) 1.35 1.35
laptop dimension (in mm) 17x325x 227


processor model name Intel Core i5 (5th generation) Intel Core i7 (7th Gen)
clock speed 1.6 GHz with Turbo Boost Upto 2.7 GHz 2.8 GHz
cores dual Quad-Core
ultra-low voltage (yes or no) N/A
graphics processor Intel HD Graphics 6000 AMD Radeon Pro 555 / Intel HD Graphics 630


Storage drive type Flash Flash storage SSD
Storage drive capacity 128 GB 256


battery backup (in hours) 12
battery type Lithium polymer 76 Wh lithium polymer
power supply 45W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter 87 Watt AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)


speakers Stereo Speakers Stereo speakers, three microphones

Warranty and manufacturer info

warranty length 1 year warranty

details of pre-installed software





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