Razer Book 13 (2020) vs. MacBook Air (M1, 2020)

Here is a side by side comparison between Razer Book 13 (2020) and MacBook Air (M1, 2020) specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Razer Book 13 (2020) vs. MacBook Air (M1, 2020)

The Razer Book 13 (2020) features the 15W 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake UP3 quad-core Intel Core i5-1135G7 up to quad-core Intel Core i7-1165G7 with the boost speed up to 4.70 GHz. While the MacBook Air (M1, 2020) features the 10W Apple M-Series ARM 64-bit 8-core Apple M1 (7 GPU Cores) up to 8-core Apple M1 with a clock speed of 3.20 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the 13.4″ Razer Book 13 (2020) and the 13.3″ MacBook Air (M1, 2020) , we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

Razer Book 13 (2020) vs. MacBook Air (M1, 2020): Specs Comparison

Razer Book 13 (2020) image

Razer Book 13 (2020)

MacBook Air (M1, 2020) image

MacBook Air (M1, 2020)

Key Features
What's new
Better Performance
With the new Apple M1 Chip, it now 3x times faster in exporting a project in iMovie, 5x times faster applying 3D effects in Final Cut Pro, editing multiple streams 4K ProRes video in Final Cut Pro with no frame drop, 2x times faster in exporting photos in Lightroom, and more.
Better Battery Life
It's a MacBook Air with the longest battery life ever made, with up to 18-hours of watching movies and 15 hours of web browsing.
Better FaceTime HD camera
With the latest Apple Image Single Processor (ISP) in the M1 chip, image quality is better in noise reduction, greater dynamic range, and improved auto white balance.
Better Display
It now supports P3 wide color with 400-nits of display brightness.
More
  • Supports latest USB 4
  • Supports latest Wi-Fi 6
  • Better security with new Secure Enclave in M1 chip
What's missing
  • Supports only one extended [email protected] display, while the older Intel version supports up to two [email protected]
  • Not supports for external Thunderbolt-3 enabled graphics processors (eGPUs).
AvailabilityRazer Book 13 (2020)MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
Released20202020
Release InfoAnnounced on November 5th, 2020Announced on November 10th, 2020
Pricing
  • $1,199.99
    Intel Core i5-1135G7 | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD | FHD+ Non-Touch
  • $1,599.99
    Intel Core i7-1165G7 | 16GB RAM | 256GB SSD | FHD+ Touch
  • $1,999.99
    Intel Core i7-1135G7 | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD | UHD+ Touch
  • $999
    Apple M1 Chip (7 cores GPU) | 8GB RAM | 256GB SSD
  • $1,249
    Apple M1 Chip (8 cores GPU) | 8GB RAM | 512GB SSD
Razer Book 13 (2020) Price
Razer Book 13 Laptop: Intel Core i7-1165G7 4 Core, Intel Iris Xe, 13.4" FHD+ Touch (1920 x1200), 16GB RAM, 256GB PCIe M.2, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB, Thunderbolt 4, Intel Evo Certified, Mercury White
Razer Book 13 Laptop: Intel Core i7-1165G7 4 Core, Intel Iris Xe, 13.4" FHD+ Touch (1920 x1200), 16GB RAM, 256GB PCIe M.2, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB, Thunderbolt 4, Intel Evo Certified, Mercury White
By Razer
$1,599.99
Razer Blade Stealth 13 Ultrabook Gaming Laptop: Intel Core i7-1065G7 4 Core,NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q,13.3" FHD 1080p 60Hz,16GB RAM,512GB SSD, CNC Aluminum,Chroma RGB,Thunderbolt 3,Black-(Renewed)
Razer Blade Stealth 13 Ultrabook Gaming Laptop: Intel Core i7-1065G7 4 Core,NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q,13.3" FHD 1080p 60Hz,16GB RAM,512GB SSD, CNC Aluminum,Chroma RGB,Thunderbolt 3,Black-(Renewed)
By Razer
$1,179.00
Razer Blade Stealth 13 Ultrabook Laptop: Intel Core i7-1065G7 4 Core, Intel Iris Plus, 13.3" FHD 1080p 60Hz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB, Thunderbolt 3, Mercury White
Razer Blade Stealth 13 Ultrabook Laptop: Intel Core i7-1065G7 4 Core, Intel Iris Plus, 13.3" FHD 1080p 60Hz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB, Thunderbolt 3, Mercury White
By Razer
$1,299.99
MacBook Air (M1, 2020) Price
New Apple MacBook Air with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
New Apple MacBook Air with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
By Apple
$999.99
Apple MacBook Pro with Intel Processor (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD Storage) - Space Gray
Apple MacBook Pro with Intel Processor (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD Storage) - Space Gray
By Apple
$1,849.00
Was: $1,999.00
DisplayRazer Book 13 (2020)MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
Size13.4 Inches13.3 Inches
Info
  • 13.4” FHD+ Non-Touch
    1920 x 1200, matte, 100% sRGB, 4-sided thin bezels, non-touch display.
  • 13.4” FHD+ Touch
    1920 x 1200, matte, 100% sRGB, 4-sided thin bezels, Gorilla Glass 6, touch display, anti-reflective coating.
  • 13.4” UHD+ Touch
    3840 x 2400, 100% sRGB, 4-sided thin bezels, Gorilla Glass 6, touch display, anti-reflective coating.
Retina display
  • 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
  • Supported scaled resolutions:
    • 1680 by 1050
    • 1440 by 900
    • 1024 by 640
  • 16:10 aspect ratio
  • 400 nits brightness
  • Supports wide color (P3)
  • True Tone technology
ExteriorRazer Book 13 (2020)MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
Size Comparison
Dimensions11.6” x 7.8” x 0.60” (295.6 mm x 198.5 mm x 15.15 mm)
  • Width: 11.97 inches (30.41 cm)
  • Depth: 8.36 inches (21.24 cm)
  • Height: 0.16–0.63 inch (0.41–1.61 cm)
Weight
  • 2.95 lbs (1.34 kg)
    Razer Book 13 with FHD+ Non-Touch Panel.
  • 3.09 lbs (1.40 kg)
    Razer Book 13 with FHD+ or UHD+ Touch Panel.
Starting at 2.8 pounds (1.29 kg)
Colors
Mercury White
Made from CNC Anodized Aluminum with tone-on-tone Razer logo.
GoldSpace GraySilver
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
    • Per-Key RGB, powered by Razer Chroma™
    • Anti-Ghosting
  • Precise Glass Touchpad
    • A large, clickable glass touchpad with Microsoft Precision Touchpad support.
Backlit Magic Keyboard with:
  • 78 (U.S.) or 79 (ISO) keys including 12 function keys and 4 arrow keys in an inverted-T arrangement
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
Ports
  • 1 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt 4.
    Supports power delivery up to 100W, 4 lanes of PCI Express.
  • 1 x USB Type-A 3.1 Gen 1.
    Support data transfers 5Gbps.
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x MicroSD Card Slot.
  • 1 x 3.5mm combo audio jack.
Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 (USB‑C) ports with support for:
  • Charging
  • DisplayPort
  • Thunderbolt 3 (up to 40Gb/s)
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)
Internal SpecsRazer Book 13 (2020)MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
Processor
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.40 → 4.20 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 4.70 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 15W
  • Apple M1 (7 GPU Cores)
    8 cores, 8 threads, 3.20 GHz, 10W
  • Apple M1
    8 cores, 8 threads, 3.20 GHz, 10W
Integrated Graphics
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    80 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1300 MHz
  • Apple M1 (7 GPU Cores)
    Apple M1 iGPU
    7 Graphics Cores, 1280 MHz
  • Apple M1
    Apple M1 iGPU
    8 Graphics Cores, 1280 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Slots
    • Onboard dual-channel memory
  • Memory Configurations
    • Minimum Memory: 8GB
    • Maximum Memory: 16GB
    • Memory Type: DDR4x RAM
    • Memory Speed: 4267MHz
  • 8GB
    4266 MHz LPDDR4X onboard memory
  • Configurable to 16GB
Storage
  • Storage Slots
    • 1 x M.2 2230/2280 PCIe SSD slot
  • Storage Configurations
    • 256GB, 512GB PCIe NVMe SSD (Upgradable)
  • 256GB512GB
    SSD
  • Configurable to 1TB or 2TB
ConnectivityRazer Book 13 (2020)MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
Wi-FiIntel® Wireless-AX201
(IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax)
  • 802.11ax Wi‑Fi 6 wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac compatible
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1Bluetooth 5.0 wireless technology
BatteryRazer Book 13 (2020)MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
Size55Wh lithium-ion polymer49.9 Wh lithium‑polymer battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 14 hours of battery life
    Razer Book 13 with FHD+ Touch/Non-Touch models.
  • Up to 11 hours of battery life
    Razer Book 13 with UHD+ models.
  • Up to 15 hours wireless web
  • Up to 18 hours Apple TV app movie playback
Power Supply65W USB-C Power Adapter30W USB‑C Power Adapter
SoftwareRazer Book 13 (2020)MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
OSWindows 10 Home 64-bitShipped with macOS Big Sur
Built-in Apps
Razer Synapse
PhotosiMovieGarageBandPagesNumbersKeynoteSiriSafariMailFaceTimeMessagesMapsNewsStocksHomeVoice MemosNotesCalendarContactsRemindersPhoto BoothPreviewMusicPodcastsTVBooksApp StoreTime MachineFind MyQuickTime Player
Camera & AudioRazer Book 13 (2020)MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
Camera
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera, 1 Megapixel (720p HD).
  • Windows® Hello built-in IR camera
720p FaceTime HD camera
Audio
  • Stereo, 2 Speakers + Smart Amp
  • 4 Array microphone
  • THX® Spatial Audio
  • 3.5mm Combo-Jack
  • Stereo speakers
  • Wide stereo sound
  • Support for Dolby Atmos playback
  • Three-mic array with directional beamforming
  • 3.5 mm headphone jack
MiscRazer Book 13 (2020)MacBook Air (M1, 2020)
Sensors
  • IR Camera Sensor
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
Security
  • Intel® Platform Trust Technology (Intel® PTT) security embedded, TMP 2.0
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Apple T2 Security Chip
In the box
  • MacBook Air
  • 30W USB‑C Power Adapter
  • USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)
WarrantyYour MacBook Air comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase AppleCare+ to extend your coverage to three years from your AppleCare+ purchase date and add up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee of $99 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $299 for other repairable damage, plus applicable tax.
MoreVideo Support
  • Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colors and:
    • One external display with up to 6K resolution at 60Hz
  • Thunderbolt 3 digital video output
    • Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
    • VGA, HDMI, DVI, and Thunderbolt 2 output supported using adapters (sold separately)
Razer Book 13 (2020) Price
Razer Book 13 Laptop: Intel Core i7-1165G7 4 Core, Intel Iris Xe, 13.4" FHD+ Touch (1920 x1200), 16GB RAM, 256GB PCIe M.2, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB, Thunderbolt 4, Intel Evo Certified, Mercury White
Razer Book 13 Laptop: Intel Core i7-1165G7 4 Core, Intel Iris Xe, 13.4" FHD+ Touch (1920 x1200), 16GB RAM, 256GB PCIe M.2, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB, Thunderbolt 4, Intel Evo Certified, Mercury White
By Razer
$1,599.99
Razer Blade Stealth 13 Ultrabook Gaming Laptop: Intel Core i7-1065G7 4 Core,NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q,13.3" FHD 1080p 60Hz,16GB RAM,512GB SSD, CNC Aluminum,Chroma RGB,Thunderbolt 3,Black-(Renewed)
Razer Blade Stealth 13 Ultrabook Gaming Laptop: Intel Core i7-1065G7 4 Core,NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Max-Q,13.3" FHD 1080p 60Hz,16GB RAM,512GB SSD, CNC Aluminum,Chroma RGB,Thunderbolt 3,Black-(Renewed)
By Razer
$1,179.00
Razer Blade Stealth 13 Ultrabook Laptop: Intel Core i7-1065G7 4 Core, Intel Iris Plus, 13.3" FHD 1080p 60Hz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB, Thunderbolt 3, Mercury White
Razer Blade Stealth 13 Ultrabook Laptop: Intel Core i7-1065G7 4 Core, Intel Iris Plus, 13.3" FHD 1080p 60Hz, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, CNC Aluminum, Chroma RGB, Thunderbolt 3, Mercury White
By Razer
$1,299.99
MacBook Air (M1, 2020) Price
New Apple MacBook Air with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
New Apple MacBook Air with Apple M1 Chip (13-inch, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray (Latest Model)
By Apple
$999.99
Apple MacBook Pro with Intel Processor (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD Storage) - Space Gray
Apple MacBook Pro with Intel Processor (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD Storage) - Space Gray
By Apple
$1,849.00
Was: $1,999.00

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