70points

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

53points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB

44points

Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

Comparison winner
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB
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Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB vs Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB vs Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

Why is Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB & Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB?

  • Has USB Type-C

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB better than Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB & Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB?

  • Weight
    1.35kgvs2399.5,1905.1g
  • Thickness
    17.2mmvs23.9,20.6mm
  • Height
    227mmvs262.9,244.9mm
  • Volume
    1269.32cm³vs2397.0827649999997,1704.180732cm³
  • Width
    325.1mmvs381.5,337.8mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB better than Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB & Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB?

  • Pixel density
    157ppivs141,127ppi
  • USB 3.0 ports
    3vs1,2
  • Has a VGA connector

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Design

1.weight

2.4kg

1.35kg

1.91kg

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249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
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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

20.6mm

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6.9mm

4.height

262.9mm

227mm

244.9mm

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17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

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.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.volume

2397.08cm³

1269.32cm³

1704.18cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

141ppi

127ppi

157ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1440 x 900px

1920 x 1080px

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3.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

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"

13.3"

14"

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

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5.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

8GB

4GB

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64GB

2.Uses flash storage
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

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.

3.internal storage

1000GB

512GB

1000GB

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4000GB

4.CPU speed

4 x 2.8GHz

2 x 1.6GHz

2 x 2.3GHz

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12 x 2GHz

5.maximum memory size

32GB

8GB

16GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

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6.has an external memory slot
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

1

2

3

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

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

6

2.Has WiFi
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

4.HDMI ports

1

0

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

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2

5.Has Bluetooth
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

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

6.RJ45 ports

1

0

0

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

Best

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2

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Battery

1. longer battery life

7h

14h

9h

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.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

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
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

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
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.has a front camera
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

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

3.has GPS
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.number of microphones

2

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

5.Has an optical disc drive
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

For example

Acer Aspire 5 17.3" Intel Core i3-6006U 2GHz / 8GB / 1TB HDD

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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