Sizing it up: MacBook Air vs. the rest

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Thomas Ricker
January 15th, 2008
In this article: apple, macbook air, MacbookAir, thinnest
Sizing it up: MacBook Air vs. the rest

So just how thin and lightweight is the new 13.3-inch MacBook Air. We've pitted it against the 13.3-inch Dell XPS M1330, 13.3-inch Sony VAIO SZ, and Apple's own MacBook to see how it stacks up, literally. Not bad Stevie, not bad.
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Model Weight
(based on standard configuration)
ASUS Eee PC (7-inch)
2.0 pounds
Toshiba Portege R500 (12-inch)
2.16
Sony VAIO TZ (11.1-inch)
2.75
Apple MacBook Air (13.3-inch) 3.0
Dell XPS M1330 (13.3-inch)
3.97
Sony VAIO SZ (13.3-inch)
4.0
Apple PowerBook G4 (12-inch)
4.6
Apple MacBook (13.3-inch)
5.0
Apple MacBook Pro (17-inch) 6.8
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