2020 MacBook Air vs 2019 13” Pro – Best Budget MacBook?


With a Quad-Core i5 and new keyboard is the 2020 Air now the best MacBook for most?
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Apple’s 2020 13″ MacBook Air has just been released, and it offers a pretty impressive value for the cash!

It’s actually $100 cheaper this year while having double the storage!

And for $100 more, you can upgrade to a quad-core i5 processor which packs a decent amount of performance.

We’re going to compare basically everything about the new Air to the base $1300 13″ MacBook Pro from last year.

They’re both packing quad-core processors, but there may be a better cooling system on the Pro. Watch this video to find out!

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  1. Check out our 2020 MacBook Air Buyer's Guide ➡ https://youtu.be/C0dPQ1aRaO0
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  2. Hello, is it true that the macbook air 2020 has overheating problems and reaches very high temperatures even doing the most basic things on the mac? I am undecided whether to buy or this or ipad pro 2020 for home use, therefore the internet, email, documents, game, video … But at the same time I would like to buy a device that will last me even over the years since I am not willing to change it. What can you recommend? Thank you.

  3. That Heaven bench mark makes me cringe. No one is going to allow 10fps while gaming. So why test with extreme? When most people would probably use medium graphics with either machine? I'd like to know how they heat up while getting at least 60fps.

  4. My Macbook Pro with touchbar from 2017 didn’t show a P3 display color logo so I went into my settings and changed it to P3 and the logo became visible. (The Macbook was set to Color LCD as the default.)

  5. Can the MBA 2020 i5/8gb handle hundreds/thousands pages of Word, PDF files and about 10 tabs of Safari open?

  6. Camera wise Air looked better, probably due to Intel new graphics. But, the microphone in pro sounded better.

  7. Two errors in there.
    At 13.20 u say “MBA fans are idling “ when you meant MBP.
    At 13.40 u say “MBP is twice as slow” when u meant MBA.
    Maybe throw some text on screen to correct and you’ll be fine.

  8. Could you please redo the performance tests with both macbooks plugged to AC? Is there any difference to them running on battery?

  9. Thank you for the video and testing! This is good insight. I would like to suggest that for gaming you run some real world test as certainly for a general reference this is fine but really hard to have an idea of performance what so ever gaming. Some games are more cpu intensive, some not, you can also clamp FPS as well which reduces the load on the chip etc. I thought the video was helpful but really wish you covered some actual games with a description of settings. Thanks!

  10. It’s the 4th review and comparison about the 2020 MacBook Air I come across and it lacks, just like all the others, one freaking benchmark test everyone seems to forget about: SSD R/W speeds. I’d like to know how the 2020 model was improved over the 2019 one and how it compares to the current 13” MacBook Pro.

  11. I've had my 2019 MacBook Pro for half a year now. Don't have any keyboard issues yet. This is probably the best version of the butterfly keyboard.

  12. It would be great to see that the MBP 2020 gonna be 100$ less (or at the same price)
    Because the MBA as not enough power for certain student (development) and the MBP16 is too expensive for these students
    So having a MBP2020 that is not too pricey would be appreciated

  13. Super interesting I like how you gave us the information organisation And so good ???? Keep going and I keep Watching you for the good information in your show ?


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