75points

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

53points

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

35points

Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

Comparison winner
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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB
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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 / 512GB vs Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB
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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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 / 512GB & Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB?

  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has an optical disc drive

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB better than Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB & Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB 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 / 512GB?

  • Weight
    1.15kgvs3401.9,1350g
  • Thickness
    17mmvs38.6,17.2mm
  • Height
    196mmvs299.5,227mm
  • Width
    299mmvs390.9,325.1mm
  • USB 2.0 ports
    1vs0,0
  • Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Volume
    996.27cm³vs4519.07763,1269.3204400000002cm³

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Design

1.weight

3.4kg

1.35kg

1.15kg

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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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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

3.thickness

38.6mm

17.2mm

17mm

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6.9mm

4.height

299.5mm

227mm

196mm

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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

4519.08cm³

1269.32cm³

996.27cm³

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Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

282ppi

127ppi

135ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1440 x 900px

1366 x 768px

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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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"

11.6"

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"

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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

32GB

8GB

4GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2133MHz

1600MHz

1333MHz

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 Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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 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

5.internal storage

1095GB

512GB

64GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU speed

4 x 2.6GHz

2 x 2.2GHz

2 x 1.4GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

4

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

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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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.Bluetooth version

4

4

4

Best

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

5

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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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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

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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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

6.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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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

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Miscellaneous

1.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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

2.Has AVX
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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.

3.Has dynamic frequency scaling
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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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

4.Uses hyperthreading technology
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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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.

5.Has integrated graphics
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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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

6.Has MMX
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 / 512GB
Asus ZenBook UX21E 11.6" Intel Core i3-2367M 1.4GHz / 4GB / 64GB

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

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