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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)
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.
Read the full article: Microsoft Surface Pro vs. 2012 MacBook Air (11-inch)
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