70points

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

38points

Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

Comparison winner
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB vs Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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Why is Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB?

  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a backlit keyboard
  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Supports 64-bit
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has a fingerprint scanner

Why is Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB better than Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

  • 929.9g lighter
    1.47kgvs2399.5g
  • 2h longer battery life
    9hvs7h
  • 3.6mm thinner
    20.3mmvs23.9mm
  • 2 more USB 3.0 ports
    3vs1
  • 28.05% less body volume
    1724.62cm³vs2397.0827649999997cm³
  • 11.4mm shorter
    251.5mmvs262.9mm
  • 43.7mm narrower
    337.8mmvs381.5mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

2.4kg

1.47kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

23.9mm

20.3mm

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
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

4.Has a flip and fold design
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i3-8145U 2.1GHz / 4GB RAM / 256GB SSD

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

1724.62cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1366 x 768px

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52S 15.6” UHD Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

141ppi

111ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.6"

14"

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
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i3-8145U 2.1GHz / 4GB RAM / 256GB SSD

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

6.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

4GB

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 64GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

1600MHz

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
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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.

For example

Dell G7-7588-U30 15.6" Intel Core i7 8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD

4.CPU speed

4 x 2.8GHz

2 x 1.6GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1000GB

500GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.maximum memory size

32GB

16GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

2.USB 3.0 ports

1

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

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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.

4.Has WiFi
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Has Bluetooth
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

6.HDMI ports

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

Battery

1. longer battery life

7h

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 sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

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
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

2.has stereo speakers
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.Has a stylus
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

Lenovo IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 4GB RAM / 512GB SSD

4.has a front camera
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

5.number of microphones

2

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

6.has GPS
Acer Aspire 7 15.6” Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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