Comparison of Apple MacBook Air (MVH52B/A) vs MSI PS42 8RB-221UK (9S7-14B121-221)
Comparison of MSI PS42 8RB-221UK (9S7-14B121-221) vs Apple MacBook Air (MVH52B/A)

Apple MacBook Air (MVH52B/A) vs MSI PS42 8RB-221UK (9S7-14B121-221)


Comparison summary

For performance MSI PS42 8RB-221UK has a bit better processor.

The laptops have different operating systems, Apple MacBook Air has macOS and PS42 8RB-221UK has Windows 10.

For displaying graphics PS42 8RB-221UK has a better performing graphics card.

PS42 8RB-221UK is slimmer and smaller in size.

PS42 8RB-221UK is cheaper.

Compare technical specifications of Apple MacBook Air (MVH52B/A)
Compare technical specifications of MSI PS42 8RB-221UK (9S7-14B121-221)

Apple MacBook Air (MVH52B/A)

MSI PS42 8RB-221UK (9S7-14B121-221)

Compare specifications

Apple MacBook Air (MVH52B/A)MSI PS42 8RB-221UK (9S7-14B121-221)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i5 SeriesIntel Core i5-8250U
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
Intel Iris PlusGeForce MX150
Screen size
-1.19 kg
Size (length x width x height)
32.4 x 23.1 x 7.3 cm32.2 x 22.2 x 1.59 cm
(12.7559054988 x 9.0944881797 x 2.8740157451 inches)(12.6771653414 x 8.7401574714 x 0.62598425133 inches)
Operating system (OS)
macOSWindows 10
Hard drives
250gb SSD List Price
£1,299.00£1,032.90 Lowest New Price
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£774.73 description

New Apple MacBook Air (13-inch, 1.1GHz quad-core 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB RAM, 512GB) - Gold

Stunning 13.3-inch Retina display with True Tone technology

Backlit Magic Keyboard and Touch ID

Tenth-generation Intel Core i5 processor

Intel Iris Plus Graphics

Fast SSD storage

Stereo speakers with wider stereo sound

Two Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports

Up to 11 hours of battery life

Force Touch trackpad

MSI PS42 8RB-221UK 14 - Inch Creator Laptop - (Intel i5-8250U, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, MX150 Windows 10 Home)

IPS 72% Narrow Bezel + Wide-view Display and Matrix Display (Extend) and up to 10 Hours battery life

MSI's exclusive Cooler Boost 3 Technology, with 2 dedicated fans and 3 heat pipes, stands out among the competition, keeping your laptop cool even in intense usage

PS42 provides up to 4 USB ports in a small form factor. The highly efficient USB 3.1 transfers 10x faster than USB 2.0