70points

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

65points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

45points

Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB

97points

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Comparison winner
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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65 facts in comparison

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB vs Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
70
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65
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45
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97
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Why is Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB & Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB better than Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB & Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Weight
    1.58kgvs2399.5,2159.1,1700g
  • Thickness
    18mmvs23.9,21,18.4mm
  • Volume
    1237.79cm³vs2397.0827649999997,2182.95,1635.654384cm³
  • Height
    219mmvs262.9,270,245.7mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • Width
    314mmvs381.5,385,361.8mm

Why is Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB better than Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB & Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has S/PDIF Out port

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB & Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB & Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB?

  • RAM
    16GBvs8,8,4GB
  • Resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080,2560 x 1600,1920 x 1080px
  • Pixel density
    282ppivs141,227,141ppi
  • RAM speed
    2666MHzvs2400,1866,1600MHz
  • CPU speed
    6 x 2.6GHzvs4 x 2.8,2 x 2.9,2 x 1.6GHz
  • CPU threads
    12vs8,4,4
  • Maximum memory size
    64GBvs32,16,16GB
  • Has a touch screen

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

2.4kg

1.58kg

2.16kg

1.7kg

Best

Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

249.5g

2.thickness

23.9mm

18mm

21mm

18.4mm

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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.

For example

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

5.volume

2397.08cm³

1237.79cm³

2182.95cm³

1635.65cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

2560 x 1600px

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

141ppi

227ppi

141ppi

282ppi

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

540ppi

3.screen size

15.6"

13.3"

15.6"

15.6"

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

Best

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

4.has a touch screen
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

5.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

8GB

4GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

1866MHz

1600MHz

2666MHz

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

Best

Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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.CPU speed

4 x 2.8GHz

2 x 2.9GHz

2 x 1.6GHz

6 x 2.6GHz (Intel Core i7-8850H)

Best

Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1000GB

512GB

128GB

512GB

Best

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

4000GB

6.CPU threads

8

4

4

12 (Intel Core i7-8850H)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

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

12

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

1

2

2

2

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 USB Type-C
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

4.HDMI ports

1

1

1

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

5.Has WiFi
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

4

5

Best

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

5

Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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.

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

2.Has a stylus
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

3.has a front camera
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

4.has stereo speakers
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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 GPS
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.number of microphones

2

2

1

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

Miscellaneous

1.Has FMA3
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

2.Supports 4K resolution
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

3.Uses hyperthreading technology
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.

4.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

5.Has integrated graphics
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

6.Has NX bit
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Gigabyte U35F 15.6" Intel Core i5-4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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