On paper, Surface wins the battery fight
Crappy cameras everywhere!
Both devices have the same Ivy Bridge chip
The MacBook's display is larger, but Surface's is sharper
We compare the specs – and other features – of the Microsoft Surface Pro and MacBook Air
Stylus pen, or superior trackpad?
Surface starts at $100 cheaper, but that doesn't include a keyboard
Both devices ship with 4 GB of RAM
Storage options are also equal
The Air is heavier than Surface (but only without Surface's keyboard)
Only Wi-Fi here
The MacBook Air is larger in every dimension
In selling the Surface Pro, Microsoft’s marketing team has a big challenge. The new tablet is essentially an Ultrabook in a tablet’s body. But most customers are going to look at it and think “iPad competitor.” We already compared Surface Pro to the iPad, but perhaps a more appropriate comparison is to the MacBook Air. Let’s see how their specs – and other features – compare.
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