78points

Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB

51points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"

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Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB vs Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"

Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"

Why is Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"?

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

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB?

  • 9h longer battery life
    14hvs5h
  • 2.6kg lighter
    1.35kgvs3946.3g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has Bluetooth
  • 22.4mm thinner
    17.2mmvs39.6mm
  • Supports 64-bit
  • 93mm shorter
    227mmvs320mm
  • 76.31% less body volume
    1269.32cm³vs5358.9888cm³

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Design

1.weight

3.95kg

1.35kg

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

3.thickness

39.6mm

17.2mm

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4.Has a detachable keyboard
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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.

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5.height

320mm

227mm

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6.volume

5358.99cm³

1269.32cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

255ppi

127ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1440 x 900px

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3840 x 2160px

3.screen size

17.3"

13.3"

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

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4.has an LED-backlit display
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Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"

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.

6.has a touch screen
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
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You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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Performance

1.RAM

64GB

8GB

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2.RAM speed

2133MHz

1600MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

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3.Uses flash storage
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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 2.2GHz

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5.CPU threads

8

4

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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6.internal storage

1000GB

512GB

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

4

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.

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2.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

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

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5.HDMI ports

1

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More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

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2

6.Bluetooth version

4

4

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Battery

1. longer battery life

5h

14h

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.

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22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
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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.

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"

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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"

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

2.has a front camera
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"

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

3.Has a stylus
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"

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

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5.Has a fingerprint scanner
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The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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

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