76points

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

55points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB

41points

Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB vs Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB

Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB & Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Has a anti-reflection coating

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB better than Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB & Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Weight
    1.35kgvs3401.9,5470.3g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Thickness
    17.2mmvs38.6,56.6mm
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Height
    227mmvs299.5,327.7mm
  • Volume
    1269.32cm³vs4519.07763,8465.225048cm³
  • Supports 64-bit
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB better than Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB & Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB?

  • Screen size
    18.4"vs15.6,13.3"
  • Memory slots
    4vs2,2

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Design

1.weight

3.4kg

1.35kg

5.47kg

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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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

3.thickness

38.6mm

17.2mm

56.6mm

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

6.9mm

4.height

299.5mm

227mm

327.7mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.volume

4519.08cm³

1269.32cm³

8465.23cm³

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1579.19cm³

6.Uses a fanless design
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

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Display

1.pixel density

282ppi

127ppi

119ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1440 x 900px

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 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"

18.4"

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

32GB

8GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.internal storage

1095GB

256GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

3.RAM speed

2133MHz

1600MHz

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

4.Uses flash storage
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 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.

5.CPU threads

8

4

4

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

6.maximum memory size

64GB

8GB

32GB

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

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

4

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 WiFi
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Bluetooth version

4

4

4

Best

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

5

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.

Best

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

2

5.Has Bluetooth
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

6.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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.has stereo speakers
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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 Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB

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

6.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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Dell Alienware 18 18.4" Intel Core i7 4710MQ 2.5GHz / 16GB / 1TB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

For example

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

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