Compare Apple Macbook Air 2017 vs Dell XPS 15

Updated on 20-Jan-2020

Comparison between Apple Macbook Air 2017 vs Dell XPS 15 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 2017 vs Dell XPS 15 Laptops



Basic Information

model name Apple Macbook Air 2017 Dell XPS 15
launch date (global) 07-07-2017 20-11-2017
operating system (with version) macOS Sierra Windows 10 Home
laptop type Everyday Ultraportable


Resolution 1,440x900 1920 X 1080
display size (in inches) 13.3 15.6
display technology LED-backlit glossy widescreen display Infinity Edge, Silver


wireless connectivity 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2 Yes
connectivity USB Type-C ports, SD card slots and Thunderbolt 3 ThunderBolt 3 multi-use
features Multi-Touch Gesture Recognition, Touch ID sensor, ambient light sensor, force click, multi-touch touchpad, pressure sensitivity WiFi, Bluetooth


ram included (in gb) 128 4
ram type DDR3 GDDR5
ram speed (in mhz) 2133 2400
ram expandability options (no. of unused slots) NA

Physical specifications

laptop weight (in kgs) 1.35 1.8
laptop dimension (in mm) 17x325x 227 NA


processor model name Intel Core i7 (7th Gen) 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ
clock speed 2.8 GHz 3.8 GHz
cores Quad-Core Quad
ultra-low voltage (yes or no) N/A NA
graphics processor AMD Radeon Pro 555 / Intel HD Graphics 630 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050


hard drive type Flash storage SSD SSD
hard drive capacity 256 256 GB
hard drive speed (in rpm) NA
optical drive NA


battery type 76 Wh lithium polymer 56WHr
power supply 87 Watt AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)


speakers Stereo speakers, three microphones Stereo
sound technology Dual Microphones, High Definition Audio with Waves MaxxAudio Pro

Warranty and manufacturer info

warranty length 1 year warranty 1Yr
warranty details 1Yr Premium

details of pre-installed software

pre installed software McAfee® LiveSafe™ 12 month Subscription

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