When comparing PineBook Pro vs MacBook Air ARM 2020, the Slant community recommends PineBook Pro for most people. In the question“What are the best Notebooks based on ARM processors?” PineBook Pro is ranked 1st while MacBook Air ARM 2020 is ranked 2nd.
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Several Linux distros to choose from
Pro Great matt 1920 x 1080 display
The display is matt and really good
Pro Magnesium body
Gives the PineBook Pro a solid feel
Pro 4G RAM
A lot for an ARM SoC
Pro Cclose integration of the community into development
A lot of Linux and software development is driven by the community. Even the Hardware is designed with community feedback.
Pro Modern ARM based Apple M1 processor
Pro 17 Hour + Battery life
Pro Best performance with battery life
Great battery life wish some else can top that.
Con Hardware lock-in
Repair it somewhere else? - forget it.
Con Software lock-in
You are now in the AppStore cage.
Like all apple products.