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MacBook Air (2022)VS
Legion Slim 7 16"
$1,349New
$1,350Out of stock
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Key differences

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Gaming and 3D

6.8
MacBook Air (2022)
Legion Slim 7 16"
7.8
The Lenovo Legion Slim 7 16" is good for gaming and 3D, while the Apple MacBook Air (2022) is only fair.

Engineering and Design

7.7
MacBook Air (2022)
Legion Slim 7 16"
8.4
The Lenovo Legion Slim 7 16" is very good for engineering and design, while the Apple MacBook Air (2022) is good.

Performance

7.3
MacBook Air (2022)
Legion Slim 7 16"
8.2
General use
3D
Engineering and design
The Lenovo Legion Slim 7 16" performs better than the Apple MacBook Air (2022) for general use, gaming and 3D, and engineering and design.

Screen Quality

7.6
MacBook Air (2022)
Legion Slim 7 16"
8.3
General use
Gaming and 3D
Design and engineering
The Lenovo Legion Slim 7 has a better screen than the Apple MacBook Air for general use, and gaming and 3D.

Battery

15.0 Hours
MacBook Air (2022)
Legion Slim 7 16"
7.0 Hours
The Apple MacBook Air has 15 hours of battery life. The Lenovo Legion Slim 7 has 7 hours of battery life.

Portability

Excellent
MacBook Air (2022)
Legion Slim 7 16"
Good
13.6in
SIZE
16.0in
2.7 lbs
WEIGHT
4.7 lbs
0.4in
THICKNESS
0.6in
The Apple MacBook Air (2022) has excellent portability, while the Lenovo Legion Slim 7 16" has good portability.
The most portable laptops are small, thin, and light.

Build Quality

10.0
MacBook Air (2022)
Legion Slim 7 16"
7.6
The Apple MacBook Air (2022) has the best build quality, while the Lenovo Legion Slim 7 16" has good build quality.
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Key similarities

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General Use

8.4
MacBook Air (2022)
Legion Slim 7 16"
8.0
The Apple MacBook Air (2022) and Lenovo Legion Slim 7 16" are both very good for general use.

Cost

$1,349
MacBook Air (2022)
Legion Slim 7 16"
$1,350
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The Apple MacBook Air (2022) has a price of $1,349 and the Lenovo Legion Slim 7 16" costs $1,350.

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How the Apple MacBook Air (2022) and the Lenovo Legion Slim 7 16" compare to other laptops

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Spec Comparison

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Apple MacBook Air (2022)Lenovo Legion Slim 7 16"
Apple MacBook Air (2022)Lenovo Legion Slim 7 16"

GENERAL

Price
$1,349
$1,350
Brand
AppleLenovo
Release Date
January 07 2022January 07 2022
Operating System
MacOSWindows 11 Home
Overall Dimensions
12'' x 8.5'' x 0.44''14.1'' x 10.2'' x 0.67''
Weight
2.7 lbs4.79 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
Apple M2AMD Ryzen 7 6800H
Overall CPU Score
6.7/108.2/10
Graphics
M2 (8C) RX 6800S (105 W)
Overall GPU Score
2.6/108.8/10
RAM
16 gb16 gb

SCREEN

Resolution
2560 x 16642560 x 1600
General Use Screen Score
8.1/108.3/10
Gaming and 3D Screen Score
6.9/108.4/10
Design and Engineering Screen Score
8.1/108.2/10
Diagonal Size
13.6"16"

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
02
USB-C ports
22
USB-C (Non-Thunderbolt)
02
USB-C Charging
YesYes
Display Outputs
13

BATTERY

Battery Life
15 hours7 hours
Battery Capacity
52.6 wh71 wh

OTHER HARDWARE

Webcam
1080p1080p
Keyboard Quality Score
10/108.5/10
Fingerprint Reader
YesYes
Number Pad
NoYes
Backlit Keyboard
YesYes

RELIABILITY

Build Quality Score
10/107.6/10
Warranty Period
1 year1 year

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better BatteryApple MacBook Air (2022)
More portableApple MacBook Air (2022)
Better for GamingLenovo Legion Slim 7 16"
Better keyboardApple MacBook Air (2022)
Better for creative useLenovo Legion Slim 7 16"

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Apple MacBook Air (2022)

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Andreas Osthoff | July 2022
"The Apple MacBook Air M2 Entry is a very good, but too expensive daily MacBook. The new MacBook Air M2 is undoubtedly once again a very good mobile companion, but we are still a little bit disappointed on a very high level, which is definitely connected with the increased price point. The new chassis is extremely slim and the front edge is no problem during typing, but the bezels are pretty wide for a modern device and in addition with the vertical space required for the notch, the new Air has larger footprint than some Windows rivals."

Lenovo Legion Slim 7 16"

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Benjamin Herzig | November 2022
"The Lenovo Legion Slim 7 is a slim Legion notebook that is just as excellent with Nvidia & Intel. However, the Legion Slim 7i slightly sullied by lacklustre battery life. You get a slim aluminium chassis, great input devices, decent port selection, fast high-quality WQXGA display and great performance. Supporting Thunderbolt 4 is one advantage of the Intel/Nvidia model tested in this review. Moreover, this variant has slightly higher CPU performance as well as better GPU performance in certain applications (e.g. CUDA-based apps). The Lenovo Legion S7i is thin, premium and performant – but less efficient than its AMD counterpart."

About Apple

Apple, an American technology company, is the world’s largest company in terms of market capitalization. Their MacBook laptops feature a slim, minimalistic design, class-leading battery life, and premium display and speaker quality. In 2020 Apple switched from using Intel processors to their own silicon chips which have excellent performance and efficiency. The macOS operating system is the second most widely used OS, after Windows.

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a Chinese technology company, and the largest personal computer vendor. They are well known for a variety of technology products, including laptops. Their consumer series include their entry level IdeaPad and LOQ series and mid-to-high-end Yoga and Legion series. On the business-oriented side, their series include their entry-level ThinkBook series and mid-to-high-end ThinkPad series. Lenovo laptops offer strong performance for reasonable prices, and are often on sale.

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