79points

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

53points

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

30points

HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

Comparison winner
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB
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Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB vs Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB vs HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

Why is Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB & HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB?

  • Has a anti-reflection coating

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB & HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB?

  • Weight
    1.35kgvs3946.3,2170g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Thickness
    17.2mmvs39.6,33.5mm
  • Height
    227mmvs320,234mm
  • Supports 64-bit
  • Width
    325.1mmvs422.9,344mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB & Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB?

  • USB 2.0 ports
    1vs0,0
  • Has a VGA connector

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Design

1.weight

3.95kg

1.35kg

2.17kg

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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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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

3.thickness

39.6mm

17.2mm

33.5mm

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6.9mm

4.height

320mm

227mm

234mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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

5358.99cm³

1269.32cm³

2696.62cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

255ppi

127ppi

111ppi

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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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

17.3"

13.3"

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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

64GB

8GB

6GB

Best

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

64GB

2.Uses flash storage
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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.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

4.internal storage

1000GB

256GB

500GB

Best

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

4000GB

5.maximum memory size

64GB

8GB

8GB

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

6.CPU speed

4 x 2.6GHz

2 x 2.2GHz

2 x 2.4GHz

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

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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.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

4.Has Bluetooth
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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

5.Has USB Type-C
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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

2.has a front camera
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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

3.has GPS
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.has stereo speakers
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
HP Envy dv4 14" Intel Core i3-3110M 2.4GHz / 6GB / 500GB

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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