76points

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

69points

Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB vs Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

Why is Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB better than Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
  • Has a HDMI output

Why is Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB better than Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB?

  • 1.75kg lighter
    1.65kgvs3401.9g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 15.8mm thinner
    22.8mmvs38.6mm
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Has a touch screen
  • Supports 64-bit
  • 63.43% less body volume
    1652.65cm³vs4519.07763cm³
  • 67.4mm shorter
    232.1mmvs299.5mm

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Design

1.weight

3.4kg

1.65kg

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2.Has a backlit keyboard
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
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The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

3.thickness

38.6mm

22.8mm

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4.volume

4519.08cm³

1652.65cm³

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5.height

299.5mm

232.1mm

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6.Has a flip and fold design
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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

267ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

3000 x 2000px

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3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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"

13.5"

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

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5.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

32GB

8GB

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64GB

2.internal storage

1095GB

256GB

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3.Uses flash storage
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
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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 2.6GHz

2 x 2.5GHz

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5.Supports 64-bit
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

6.has an external memory slot
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

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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.

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2.Has WiFi
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

For example

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4.Bluetooth version

4

4

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5.Has Bluetooth
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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.

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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
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

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2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

For example

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4.Has a fingerprint scanner
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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5.has stereo speakers
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

6.Has a stylus
Acer Predator 15 15.6" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 32GB / 1.95TB
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

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