71points

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

55points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB

32points

Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB
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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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB vs Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

Why is Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB & Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB?

  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Semiconductor size
    14nmvs14,40nm
  • Has a fingerprint scanner

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB better than Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB & Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB?

  • Uses flash storage
  • Weight
    1.35kgvs2399.5,2400g
  • Thickness
    17.2mmvs23.9,33.35mm
  • Volume
    1269.32cm³vs2397.0827649999997,3066.866cm³
  • Height
    227mmvs262.9,242mm
  • Width
    325.1mmvs381.5,380mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB better than Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB & Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB?

  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Has dynamic frequency scaling
  • Has integrated graphics
  • Has MMX
  • Has NX bit
  • Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

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Design

1.weight

2.4kg

1.35kg

2.4kg

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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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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

3.thickness

23.9mm

17.2mm

33.35mm

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6.9mm

4.volume

2397.08cm³

1269.32cm³

3066.87cm³

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5.height

262.9mm

227mm

242mm

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17mm

6.Uses a fanless design
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

Through the use of power-efficient components that do not produce large amounts of heat, a device can be made that doesn’t use cooling fans. This results in a much quieter, or even silent, device.

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Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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Display

1.pixel density

141ppi

127ppi

100ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1440 x 900px

1366 x 768px

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3840 x 2160px

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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"

15.6"

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

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18.4"

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

8GB

8GB

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

64GB

2.internal storage

1000GB

512GB

320GB

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4000GB

3.RAM speed

2400MHz

1600MHz

1333MHz

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

Best

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2800MHz

4.Uses flash storage
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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.

5.CPU threads

8

4

2

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

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12

6.maximum memory size

32GB

8GB

16GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

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64GB

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

1

2

1

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

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2.Has WiFi
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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

4.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

4

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

5.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.

Best

Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

2

6.Has Bluetooth
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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

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Battery

1. longer battery life

7h

14h

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.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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

3.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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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.

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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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.has stereo speakers
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

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

6.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

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Miscellaneous

1.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

2.Has integrated graphics
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has MMX
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

4.Has NX bit
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

5.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite Pro C850D 15.6" AMD E2-1800 1.7GHz / 8GB / 320GB

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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