Nov 16, 2014
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Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro vs MacBook Air specs comparison: Lenovo beats Apple in a ‘dance-off’

Nearly 2 billion of Desktop, Notebook, and Ultra-Portable laptop sold in 2014, and there’s never been a wider variety of options. You’ll find everything from 12-inch notebook to powerful 20-inch desktop and also plenty of choices for operating systems. So where do you start, and how do you pick the right laptop for your needs?

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro vs MacBook Air specs comparison Lenovo beats Apple in a 'dance-off'

Lenovo make it again with releasing Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro, a stunning new Ultrabook that combines innovative styling with the latest Intel mobile chipset. Lenovo challenges Apple to a dance-off in a new ad pitting its Yoga 3 Pro laptop against the MacBook Air. The Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro clip first takes on the laptops’ thickness and also points out Lenovo touch screen by showing a finger hopelessly pressing against a MacBook Air screen.

Here are the comparisons of two devices step by step, starting with specs to pricing.

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro


Apple Macbook Air (2014)
1.1GHz Intel core M-70 (Broadwell) dual core processor 


2.6GHz Intel core i5 (Haswell) dual core processor 
13.3-inch QHD+ touchscreen display with 276 ppi (3200 x 1800 pixels) resolution


13.3-inch display with 227 ppi (2560 x 1600 pixels) resolution
8 GB DDR3 SDRAM 1,600MHz


8 GB / 16GB 1,600MHz DDR3 SDRAM
Intel HD 5300 GPU


Intel HD Graphics 5000
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0 


Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, BlueTooth v4.0  


229 x 330 x 12.8 mm


219 x 314 x 18 mm
1.19 kg 


1.57 kg
Support up to 7.2 hours 

Rechargeable Battery And Usage Time

Support up to 9 hours
Windows 8.1 Pro

Operating System

OS X Yosemite

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro is obviously more bendable than the MacBook Air but features like bendability or having a touchscreen might not be as important to consumers as cost and battery life. However, Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro with Microsoft boasted, it is ability to be converted into a tablet. MacBook Air obviously lacks this feature.

The Yoga 3 Pro 13-inch laptop starts at $1,300 for the 256GB storage option, while 13-inch MacBook Air costs $1,199 for the 256GB storage.

Promo video for Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro:

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