The challenge: The Samsung Notebook Series 9 features duralumin for a light weight body and it is much stronger than aluminum. The Notebook Series 9 weighs 1.31kg and the MacBook Air weighs 1.06kg. The thickest point in MacBook Air measures 17.3mm but the thinnest point is 3mm. The Notebook Series has a uniform thickness of 16.3mm. There is a Fast Start feature in the Notebook Series 9 which helps the notebook power on in just 3 seconds if it was in sleep mode. The Notebook Series 9 has an Intel's second generation Core i5 processor, 4GB of RAM and a 128GB solid state drive and the notebook has Windows 7.
Size: The thickest point in MacBook Air measures 17.3mm but the thinnest point is 3mm. The Notebook Series 9 measures 16.3mm. It’s really difficult to find out which notebook is thinner. But the thickness of Samsung Series 9 notebook falls between the thickest and thinnest part of the MacBook Air. Winner: Samsung Series 9 notebook Weight: The Notebook Series 9 weighs 1.31kg and the MacBook Air weighs 1.06kg which is 0.25 less than the Notebook Series 9. Winner: MacBook Air Technical specifications: The Samsung Series 9 notebook has a 1.4GHz Core i5-2537M processor, 4GB RAM, 128GB SSD and Windows 7 Home Premium preloaded. The Series 9 notebook has a 13.3-inch edge-to-edge display with a resolution of 1366×768 pixels. The MacBook Air has an optional 4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB on-chip shared L2 cache or optional 1.6GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 3MB shared L2 cache. This notebook has an 800MHz front side bus and 2GB of 1066MHz DDR3 SDRAM onboard (4GB maximum). Winner: MacBook Air Battery: The Samsung Series 9 notebook has battery life up to 7 hours. The Lithium-Polymer battery and the PowerPlus charging technology are responsible for the longer battery lifespan of the Samsung Series 9 notebook. The MacBook Air has a 34 watt internal battery and its battery life is 5 to 7 hours. The MacBook Air goes to standby mode to save battery life up to 30 days. Winner: Samsung Series 9 notebook Display: The Super Bright screen in the Samsung Series 9 notebook gives you an amazing bright sunlight by which you can play games, enjoy HD movies, etc. The 13 inch MacBook Air’s resolution is so high that it looks like a 15 inch screen notebook. Winner: Samsung Series 9 notebook Processor: The Intel i5 Processor used in the Samsung Series 9 notebook helps you to play 3D games, watch HD movies, etc. This notebook has Turbo Boost Technology by which you can accelerate your PC’s performance. The MacBook Air has a 4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor. The CPU of the MacBook Air was adequate for the tasks it is designed for, and the 2GB RAM helped the Air with multitasking. Winner: Samsung Series 9 notebook The verdict: The Samsung Series 9 notebook is better than the MacBook Air as we saw above that Series 9 has better features and technical specifications than the Air.