56points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB

86points

Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
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Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB vs Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB better than Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • 290g lighter
    1.08kgvs1370g
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 1.72% less body volume
    989.73cm³vs1007.057475cm³
  • 31.5mm shorter
    192mmvs223.5mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • 23.3mm narrower
    299.7mmvs323mm

Why is Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB?

  • 8GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs8GB
  • 2.35x higher pixel density
    317ppivs135ppi
  • 7.91x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1366 x 768px
  • 488GB more internal storage
    1000GBvs512GB
  • 800MHz higher ram speed
    2400MHzvs1600MHz
  • 0.8h longer battery life
    10.8hvs10h
  • 4 more CPU threads
    8vs4
  • 24GB larger maximum memory size
    32GBvs8GB

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Design

1.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

2.weight

1.08kg

1.37kg

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249.5g

3.thickness

17.2mm

13.95mm

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6.9mm

4.volume

989.73cm³

1007.06cm³

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Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

5.height

192mm

223.5mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

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Display

1.pixel density

135ppi

317ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

1366 x 768px

3840 x 2160px

Best

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3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

5.screen size

11.6"

13.9"

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

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MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

6.has an IPS screen
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.internal storage

512GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

3.RAM speed

1600MHz

2400MHz

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

4.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.

5.CPU threads

4

8 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

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

6.maximum memory size

8GB

32GB (Intel Core i7-8550U)

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

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

3

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
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.USB ports

2

3

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD + 1TB SSHD

5

5.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

Best

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

5

6.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

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Battery

1. longer battery life

10h

10.8h

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
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

2.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.has GPS
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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 a fingerprint scanner
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

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Miscellaneous

1.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

2.Has NX bit
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

3.Has FMA3
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

4.Has F16C
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

5.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.Has AES
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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