The Perfect Portable Device to Suit your Needs

THE Perfect Portable Device to suit your needs MacBook Air 11" iPad Air The MacBook Air is best The iPad Air is best suited for people suited for people who are for whom traditional computers have used to a traditional comput- always been inaccessible, intimidating, or or otherwise off-putting.The iPad Air is ing experience. The MacBook Air is also great for people also ideally suited for people who want who want a Mac they can the absolute lightest computing hook up to a big 27-inch experience possible. It can accomplish Thunderbolt display at work everything but the most intense or at home, and still slip into computing tasks. If any laptop, a tiny messenger bag or no matter how small, is too much, the iPad Air is for you. backpack. If you want the most minimal laptop possible, look into a MacBook Air. Models & Price Points 11 inch screen •$999 •$499 MacBook Air comes with an 11" screen and starts at $999.00. iPad comes with Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi + Cellular, starting at $499. Screen Sizes & Display Densities Retina Display 16:9 11.6-inch 1366x768 4:3 9.7-inch 2048x1536 Standard display at 135ppi Retina display at 264ppi While the 11-inch MacBook Air has the bigger display the iPad Air has a much better and more advanced display. The panel is LED backlit and boasts in-plane switching (IPS) technology for improved viewing angles. Processor Power & Battery Life Intel Core i5 "Haswell" processor Apple A7 chipset a custom 64-bit ARMV8-based Cyclone CPU, a PowerVR Series 6 "Rogue" GPU, and an Apple M7 motion coprocessor. with integrated Intel HD Graphics 5000 9 hours 10 hours Up to 9 hours of wireless web use Up to 10 hours of wireless webuse or video playback 8 hours of iTunes video playback Up to 30 days of standby battery life Input Methods Full-sized physical keyboard Multitouch display used for direct manipulation You can tap, swipe, pinch, and gesture your way though the entire operating system. Large, multitouch trackpad Virtual keyboard allows for all sorts of iOS-style gesture manipulations. with character prediction and autocorrect Ports & Expansion Two USB 3 ports Thunderbolt port Lightning connector. Connect to VGA and HDMI displays, and iPad-specific accessories for video, music, and more. interface with most standard computer accessories and peripherals, including displays and external storage devices. 3x Operating Systems Apple's ioS 7 mobile operating system Apple's laptop and desktop operating system a multi-user, multi-window operating system. Easy to use, requires little or no maintenance, and can be used to its full potential by almost any mainstream person. iOS 7 Software & Services Mac App Store iOS App Store which works similarly to the iOS App Store and provides secure access to all kinds of games, productivity, communications, and entertainment apps. Macs can also run HTML5 web apps. which boasts over one million apps. The iPad can also run HTML5 web apps. Still Undecided? Some people are mobile first and just want an iPad. Others are computer-first and need a laptop. Still others split the difference and get either an iPad mini and a MacBook, or an iPad Air and an iMac.Yyou can find the perfect device, or pair of devices, that best suit your individual needs. Sources: Infographic Designed by: ENationalPositions 21 PORTABLEONE" Keeping You Mobile."

The Perfect Portable Device to Suit your Needs

shared by bhonma on Sep 17
Choosing between a Macbook Air and an Ipad Air can be a big decision. Not only is price a factor but also usability and comfort. Here is a comparison chart to choose which Mac is right for you.


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