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MacBook Air (2022)VS
LOQ 15
$949
$950
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Key differences

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Gaming and 3D

6.6
MacBook Air (2022)
LOQ 15
7.9
The Lenovo LOQ 15 is good for gaming and 3D, while the Apple MacBook Air (2022) is only fair.

Engineering and Design

7.4
MacBook Air (2022)
LOQ 15
8.2
The Lenovo LOQ 15 is very good for engineering and design, while the Apple MacBook Air (2022) is good.

Performance

6.9
MacBook Air (2022)
LOQ 15
8.4
General use
3D
Engineering and design
The Lenovo LOQ 15 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)
LOQ 15
7.1
General use
Gaming and 3D
Design and engineering
The Apple MacBook Air has a better screen than the Lenovo LOQ 15 for general use, and engineering and design, while the Lenovo LOQ 15 has a better screen for gaming and 3D.

Battery

15.0 Hours
MacBook Air (2022)
LOQ 15
6.0 Hours
The Apple MacBook Air has 15 hours of battery life. The Lenovo LOQ 15 has 6 hours of battery life.

Portability

Excellent
MacBook Air (2022)
LOQ 15
Fair
13.6in
SIZE
15.6in
2.7 lbs
WEIGHT
5.2 lbs
0.4in
THICKNESS
0.9in
The Apple MacBook Air (2022) has excellent portability, while the Lenovo LOQ 15 has only fair portability.
The most portable laptops are small, thin, and light.

Build Quality

10.0
MacBook Air (2022)
LOQ 15
7.4
The Apple MacBook Air (2022) has the best build quality, while the Lenovo LOQ 15 has good build quality.
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Key similarities

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General Use

7.6
MacBook Air (2022)
LOQ 15
7.9
The Lenovo LOQ 15 and Apple MacBook Air (2022) are both good for general use.

Cost

$949
MacBook Air (2022)
LOQ 15
$950
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The Apple MacBook Air (2022) has a price of $949 and the Lenovo LOQ 15 costs $950.

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How the Apple MacBook Air (2022) and the Lenovo LOQ 15 compare to other laptops

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Spec Comparison

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Apple MacBook Air (2022)Lenovo LOQ 15
Apple MacBook Air (2022)Lenovo LOQ 15

GENERAL

Price
$949
$950
Brand
AppleLenovo
Release Date
January 07 2022January 03 2023
Operating System
MacOSWindows 11 Home
Overall Dimensions
12'' x 8.5'' x 0.44''14.2'' x 10.4'' x 0.99''
Weight
2.7 lbs5.29 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
Apple M2Intel i7-13700H
Overall CPU Score
6.7/109.1/10
Graphics
M2 (8C) RTX 4060 (115 W)
Overall GPU Score
2.6/109.4/10
RAM
8 gb16 gb

SCREEN

Resolution
2560 x 16641920 x 1080
General Use Screen Score
8.1/107.3/10
Gaming and 3D Screen Score
6.9/107.2/10
Design and Engineering Screen Score
8.1/107.1/10
Diagonal Size
13.6"15.6"

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
03
USB-C ports
21
USB-C (Non-Thunderbolt)
01
USB-C Charging
YesYes
Display Outputs
12

BATTERY

Battery Life
15 hours6 hours
Battery Capacity
52.6 wh60 wh

OTHER HARDWARE

Webcam
1080p1080p
Keyboard Quality Score
10/108/10
Fingerprint Reader
YesNo
Number Pad
NoYes
Backlit Keyboard
YesYes

RELIABILITY

Build Quality Score
10/107.4/10
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 LOQ 15
Better keyboardApple MacBook Air (2022)
Better for creative useLenovo LOQ 15

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Apple MacBook Air (2022)

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NotebookCheck

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 LOQ 15

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PCMag

Mark Knapp | August 2023
"Even after a short time with the LOQ 15, you'll find it has a lot going for it, but ultimately it's just "good"—not quite a star. The performance is respectable for the hardware it’s running, but Lenovo had to make some design sacrifices to trim the price. One of the better aspects is the keyboard, making it one of the better low-cost gaming laptops to actually put your hands on."

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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