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Are MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Chargers the same?

Are MacBook Pro and MacBook Air Chargers the same?

There is always greater risk of using a higher powered adapter, though. Current MacBook airs use a 35 Watt power supply, whereas MacBook Pros use a 60 W power supply.

Which port is for charging MacBook Pro?

You can charge your MacBook Pro using any of the Thunderbolt ports. The battery charges more quickly when the computer is off or in sleep.

Does MacBook Air support fast charging?

The Apple 30W USB‑C Power Adapter offers fast, efficient charging at home, in the office or on the go. While the power adapter is compatible with any USB‑C-enabled device, Apple recommends pairing it with the 13-inch MacBook Air with Retina display for optimal charging performance.

Are all ports on MacBook Pro the same?

Yes, its true! The left side ports data rate is different than the right on the 13” models only, The 15” models appear to be the same! I’m not sure what is different within the PCH between these to explain this as both use the same PCH. The late 2018 & 2019 models use a different PCH so it makes sense they are OK!

Can you charge MacBook Air through Thunderbolt?

You can charge your MacBook Air using either of the Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports. The battery charges more quickly when the computer is off or in sleep. Check the battery’s charge.

Does MacBook Air stop charging when full?

Your battery will stop charging once it is full. Apple’s modern batteries are much smarter than previous designs. To get the most out of your MacBook Pro’s battery, follow the Notebook Battery advice from Apple: unplug and use your battery until empty about once a month, then charge back up to full.

Should I shut down my MacBook while charging?

Long-Term Storage Apple recommends shutting the MacBook down and storing it with 50 percent of its battery charge to prevent capacity loss or the creation of a “deep discharge” state, which may prevent the battery from ever again holding a charge.

Does MacBook Air have camera?

Both the MacBook Air and the MacBook Pro come with a built-in FaceTime camera, the new name for the iSight camera. MacBooks also come with Photo Booth, a tool that enables you to take photos and record videos with the FaceTime camera, by default.

Which is better MacBook Air or MacBook Pro?

The closest Apple alternative to the MacBook Air is the entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro, which tips the scales at 3 pounds. In return for a slightly higher starting price ($1,299) and a bit of extra weight, the entry-level MacBook Pro offers a choice of either the Apple M1 or Intel Core processors.

What kind of processor does MacBook Air have?

You may well need to buy a third-party expansion dock with additional ports if you choose the MacBook Air. Inside the laptop, there’s a single processor option: the Apple M1 chip.

What’s the latest version of the MacBook Air?

MacBook Air (M1, 2020) MacBook Air (Retina, 2020) MacBook Air (2017) MacBook Pro 13-in. (M1, 2020) MacBook Pro 13-in. (Two Thunderbolt 3 ports, 2020) MacBook Pro 13-in.

Which is the cheapest MacBook Air to buy?

Most Affordable: MacBook Air Non-Retina ($999) Pros: At least for now the original MacBook Air is sticking around, and it’s the cheapest notebook in Apple’s lineup at $999. It has something else big going for it: about 10.5 hours of battery life on our tests, which makes it one of longer lasting ultraportables.