78points

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

69points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

52points

HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

68points

Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Comparison winner
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
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Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB vs HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB vs Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

Why is Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB & HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB & Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB?

  • Has an optical disc drive

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB & HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB & Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB?

  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • Uses a fanless design

Why is HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB & Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB & Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB?

  • Thickness
    12.7mmvs39.6,18,14.6mm
  • Has a flip and fold design
  • Volume
    845.42cm³vs5358.9888,1596.3154199999997,924.0047999999999cm³

Why is Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB better than Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB & Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB & HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB?

  • Pixel density
    288ppivs255,220,165ppi
  • Weight
    1.1kgvs3946.3,2040,1288.2g
  • Height
    216mmvs320,247.1,218.4mm
  • Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4,4,4
  • Has a detachable keyboard
  • Width
    293mmvs422.9,358.9,304.8mm
  • USB 2.0 ports
    1vs0,0,0

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Design

1.weight

3.95kg

2.04kg

1.29kg

1.1kg

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249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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

3.thickness

39.6mm

18mm

12.7mm

14.6mm

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6.9mm

4.height

320mm

247.1mm

218.4mm

216mm

Best

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17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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.

6.volume

5358.99cm³

1596.32cm³

845.42cm³

924cm³

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1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

255ppi

220ppi

165ppi

288ppi

Best

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540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

2880 x 1800px

1920 x 1080px

2880 x 1920px

Best

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3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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"

15.4"

13.3"

12"

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

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5.has an LED-backlit display
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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 Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

64GB

16GB

16GB

8GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2133MHz

1600MHz

1866MHz

2133MHz

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

Best

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2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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.internal storage

1000GB

256GB

512GB

512GB

Best

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

4000GB

5.CPU speed

4 x 2.6GHz

4 x 2.2GHz

2 x 2.7GHz

2 x 2.5GHz

Best

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6.has an external memory slot
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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

4

2

1

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 Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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

4.Has Bluetooth
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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

5.Bluetooth version

4

4

4

4.1

Best

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

5

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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. longer battery life

5h

9h

14h

8h

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.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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 Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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 Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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 Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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 Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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 a stylus
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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

6.has stereo speakers
Acer Predator 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz / 64GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
HP Spectre X360 (13-W023DX) 13.3" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i5-7200U 2.5Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

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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