75points

Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB

53points

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

77points

HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

44points

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

Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Comparison winner
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB
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Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB vs Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB vs HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB vs Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

Why is Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB & HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB & Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB?

  • Has an optical disc drive

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB better than Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB & HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB & Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB?

  • Weight
    1.35kgvs3401.9,2000,1905.1g
  • Thickness
    17.2mmvs38.6,17.7,20.6mm
  • Height
    227mmvs299.5,250.9,244.9mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • Width
    325.1mmvs390.9,355.6,337.8mm

Why is HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB better than Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB & 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
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a stylus
  • Uses a fanless design
  • Has a flip and fold design

Why is Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB better than Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB & Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB & HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB?

  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has a VGA connector

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Design

1.weight

3.4kg

1.35kg

2kg

1.91kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

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

3.thickness

38.6mm

17.2mm

17.7mm

20.6mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

299.5mm

227mm

250.9mm

244.9mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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.Has a flip and fold design
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

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.

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Display

1.pixel density

282ppi

127ppi

282ppi

157ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1440 x 900px

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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"

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"

5.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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 Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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

32GB

8GB

16GB

4GB

Best

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

64GB

2.Uses flash storage
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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

1095GB

512GB

512GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

4.maximum memory size

64GB

8GB

16GB

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

5.CPU speed

4 x 2.6GHz

2 x 1.6GHz

2 x 2.7GHz

2 x 2.3GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

6.has an external memory slot
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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

4

2

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

2.Has WiFi
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has Bluetooth
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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.

4.Has USB Type-C
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

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

5.HDMI ports

1

0

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

6.RJ45 ports

1

0

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

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

2

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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.

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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 Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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 Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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 Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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.Has an optical disc drive
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 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.

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.Has a stylus
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo M41-80 14" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 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.

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