It has attracted attention with the 2020 MacBook Air features introduced in the past days. After the online event, it was wondering how the new model compared with previous models. In a report prepared, 2020 MacBook Air vs 2019 MacBook Pro comparison was made.
Introducing its new device in the acclaimed MacBook Air series, Apple positioned the 10th generation Intel i7 processor on the computer. It was stated in the announcement that the graphics performance increased by 80 percent and 8 GB 3733 MHz LPDDR4X memory was used.
2020 MacBook Air vs 2019 MacBook Pro
The performance of the 2020 Macbook Air is quite curious. In the MacBook series, which is known for offering its users a fast use experience, MacBook Pro was quite talked about. Especially the model with 16 inch screen size was liked.
Before the performance test results, it is necessary to look at the features of both devices. The 2020 MacBook Air has a quad-core i7 processor running at 1.2 GHz in the highest hardware options. The Intel Iris Plus graphics unit is included with this 10th generation Intel processor. There is an 8 GB LPDDR4X RAM, which stands out with 3733 MHz working speed, starting from 256 GB to 2 TB of SSD storage.
Looking at the 2019 MacBook Pro features, the 8-generation 8-core i7 running at 1.7 GHz is the top choice. Along with 8 GB LPDDR3 memory running at 2133 MHz, there is a storage option starting from 128 GB up to 2 TB.
In the report prepared, these two models were compared. In the tests with the Geekbench 5, the 2020 MacBook Air takes the lead in a single transaction test. The 2020 MacBook Air scored 1047 points in this test, while the 2019 MacBook Pro scored 933 points.
However, in the multitasking test, things are reversed. In this test, the 2020 MacBook Air scored 2658, while the 2019 MacBook Pro scored 3851. A difference of 1193 is seen between the two models.
With the test, the superiority of the 2019 MacBook Pro has been proven in multiple transactions. The reason for this is the model class of both devices. Because high performance stands out in Pro versions. Air also aims for longer battery life and lightness.
Along with the test, the 2020 MacBook Air used a 10th generation i5 processor with a basic speed of 1.1 GHz and a Turbo Boost of 3.5 GHz. The 2019 MacBook Pro used the 8th generation i5 processor with a 3.9 GHz Turbo Boost speed along with a 1.4 GHz base speed.