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Heads-up Comparison – HP Voodoo Envy 133 vs MacBook Air

Pic from Vantan.org

Dimensions

Voodoo -> Width: 32.2cm (12.65 inches); Depth: 23cm (9.04 inches); Height (front & rear): 1.79cm (0.7 inches); Weight (including SSD & battery): 1.53kg (3.373lbs)

MacBook Air -> Width: 32.5cm (12.8 inches); Depth: 22.7cm (8.94 inches); Height (side to centre): 0.4-1.94cm (0.16-0.76 inches); Weight: 1.36kg (3.0lbs)

Processor

Both uses Intel® Centrino® Processor Technology featuring Intel® Core™2 Duo
processor SP7700 (4MB L2 Cache, 800MHz FSB) with 1.6GHz as standard and 1.8GHz as optional.

Display

Voodoo -> 13.3″ WXGA High-Definition Widescreen LED Backlit Display (1280×800)

MacBook Air -> 13.3-inch (diagonal) glossy widescreen TFT LED backlit display with support for millions of colors

Storage

Both have choices of 64GB Solid State drive or 80G HDD 4200RPM

Battery

Voodoo -> 3-Cell, 33 Whr Lithium ion polymer, user replaceable (claims up to 3 hr 45 min battery life, depending on usage)

MacBook Air -> Integrated 37-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery (claims up to 5 hr with wireless on)

Others

Other specs regarding wireless, Bluetooth, backlit keyboard and webcam are all pretty standard on both machines

Extras

Voodoo ->

  • Voodoo IOS – Boot up in seconds. Unique to the Voodoo Envy 133, this feature gives road warriors instant access to Skype and Internet browser
  • Replaceable battery
  • An ID-coordinated external optical drive is included with every Voodoo Envy 133
  • HDMI video port (max resolution 1920×1080)
  • Two USB ports (one function as a shared e-SATA connector/USB2.0)
  • 34mm ExpressCard slot

MacBook Air ->

  • Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard
  • Being a Mac

Conclusion

Well, seems like the HP Voodoo Envy 133 wins out on the specs, tell me what you think.

Source – Vantan.org, Gizmodo

June 19, 2008 Posted by | Apple, Gadgets n Gizmos, HP, Notebooks | , , , , | 3 Comments