Apple again to public attention with the release of super thin and light laptops newest, which this time was nicknamed MacBook, no frills Air.
Weighing only 0.9 kg with a thickness of only 0.5 inches (13.1 mm). Body as thin as it can be achieved either by the use of Intel processors 5th generation, namely the Core M 1.1 to 1.3 GHz speed.
Power efficient processors that no longer require a cooling fan, which can save a lot of space in the casing MacBook.
Apple certainly does not play alone in this class super light laptop. Other vendors also would not want to lose, and in fact had already released a similar laptop. Here are three tight competitor MacBook.
Dell XPS 13
Dell XPS 13 is not as thin or light as the MacBook, it weighs about 2.6 pounds and 0.6 inches thick. But Dell immerse brain more powerful in this laptop, the Intel Core i5 is faster than the Intel Core M in the MacBook.
This laptop steal the show through the screen. 13 inch touch screen panel used Dell said to occupy the body that should only be filled 11-inch panel. The resolution was not kidding, that is 3,200 x 1,800 pixels, while the MacBook Retina screen resolution is only 2304 x 1440 pixels.
Problem connectivity, the XPS 13 and still win than the MacBook. Made by Dell laptop has 2 pieces of USB 3.0, Mini DisplayPort, and a card reader. While the MacBook is only equipped with a USB port and headphone port-C.
About the battery life was pretty much no difference between the two. XPS 13 can last for 7 hours and 40 minutes to play the video, while Apple claims that the MacBook can be used to play the video for 10 hours.
Asus Zenbook UX305
The main selling points of this black laptop is the price. Asus membandrol UX305 at a price of USD 699, or the cheapest compared to the two previous laptop. Even if compared to the MacBook, UX305 cheaper price by nearly half.
The dimensions, UX305 arguably similar to the XPS 13 with a weight of 2.6 pounds, but as thin as the MacBook which has a thickness of 0.5 inch. However, Asus uses a processor similar to the MacBook, the Intel Core M.
Its port was fairly comprehensive, with three USB 3.0, a micro HDMI, card reader and a port combo headphone / microphone. Unfortunately the battery resistance is not as good as the MacBook, which claimed only lasts for 8 hours for video playback.
Lenovo LaVie Z HZ550
Lenovo claims this laptop as the lightest laptop in the world. It weighs only about 0.78 kg, lighter than the MacBook with 0.9 Kg. But in terms of thickness, MacBook little win, because LaVie slightly thicker with 15 mm.
Although lighter, Lenovo is able to immerse a more powerful processor than the Core M, the Intel Core i5. Not forgetting a more complete connectivity, the two USB 3.0, HDMI, and a card reader.
But Lenovo is laptop battery resistance weaker than all the laptop on. That can only last for six hours, for a version with touch screen resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels.
LaVie also having the smallest RAM and storage, which is 4 GB and 128 GB. While the above three laptops there is an option to use the RAM and SSD capacity of 8 GB and 256 GB