70points

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB

54points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB

59points

Clevo P870DM-G 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Clevo P870DM-G 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB
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Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB vs Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB vs Clevo P870DM-G 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Clevo P870DM-G 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Clevo P870DM-G 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

Why is Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB & Clevo P870DM-G 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Has a fingerprint scanner

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB better than Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB & Clevo P870DM-G 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Uses flash storage
  • Weight
    1.08kgvs2399.5,4808.1g
  • Thickness
    17.2mmvs23.9,45mm
  • Height
    192mmvs262.9,308.1mm
  • Volume
    989.73cm³vs2397.0827649999997,5934.006000000001cm³
  • Width
    299.7mmvs381.5,428mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Clevo P870DM-G 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB better than Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB & Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB?

  • RAM
    16GBvs8,8GB
  • USB 3.0 ports
    5vs1,3
  • Maximum memory size
    64GBvs32,8GB
  • CPU speed
    4 x 4GHzvs4 x 2.8,2 x 2.2GHz
  • Screen size
    17.3"vs15.6,11.6"
  • Mini DisplayPort outputs
    2vs0,1
  • Has S/PDIF Out port

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Design

1.weight

2.4kg

1.08kg

4.81kg

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2.Has a backlit keyboard
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The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

3.thickness

23.9mm

17.2mm

45mm

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4.height

262.9mm

192mm

308.1mm

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5.Has a detachable keyboard
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You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

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6.volume

2397.08cm³

989.73cm³

5934.01cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

141ppi

135ppi

127ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1366 x 768px

1920 x 1080px

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3.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

4.screen size

15.6"

11.6"

17.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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5.has an LED-backlit display
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Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

6.has a anti-reflection coating
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
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This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

8GB

16GB

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2.RAM speed

2400MHz

1600MHz

2133MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

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3.Uses flash storage
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Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

4.internal storage

1000GB

512GB

1000GB

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5.maximum memory size

32GB

8GB

64GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

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6.CPU speed

4 x 2.8GHz

2 x 2.2GHz

4 x 4GHz

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

1

3

5

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

Best

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2.Has WiFi
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Clevo P870DM-G 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

4.Has Bluetooth
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Clevo P870DM-G 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

5.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

4

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6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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Battery

1. longer battery life

7h

10h

3h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

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2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
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The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
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Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.has a front camera
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A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

3.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

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4.has stereo speakers
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

5.Has an optical disc drive
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
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An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

For example

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6.Has a stylus
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Clevo P870DM-G 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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