13-Inch MacBook Pro vs. MacBook Air: Which One Is Right For You?

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JDF5

Quote: "That means, for all intents and purposes, the displays are pretty evenly matched between the 13-inch MacBook Pro and the MacBook Air models"

The MBPro 13 has a native/max resolution of 1280x800 and a super-glossy almost mirrored glass screen. The MBAir 13 is 1440x900 (the same res as a regular MBP15) AND the MBAir screens do NOT have the glass screen overlay. The Air is still "glossy" but noticeably less reflective than a Pro screen. The DPI is significantly tighter on the Air, making the menu bar and fonts a little smaller, but you get the same screen real estate as a Pro 15".

Yes, the video chip is the same, but the displays are not the same "for all intents and purposes."

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Avenged110

Doesn't the MBP have better audio though? It definitely has much larger speakers...

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choiceweb

Also the MBA uses bluetooth 4.0.

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brandonwalkermedia

you forgot to mention that the MBA is the ONLY Mac with 1366x768 resolution!

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