55points

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

32points

Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

Comparison winner
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB vs Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB
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Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB better than Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB?

  • 1.32kg lighter
    1.08kgvs2400g
  • Uses flash storage
  • Has a backlit keyboard
  • 16.3mm thinner
    17.2mmvs33.5mm
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 26nm smaller semiconductor size
    14nmvs40nm

Why is Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB?

  • 34.48% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs11.6"
  • 8GB larger maximum memory size
    16GBvs8GB
  • Has an optical disc drive
  • 46.65% higher static contrast ratio
    1094:1vs746:1
  • Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
  • Has NX bit
  • Has MMX
  • Has integrated graphics

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.08kg

2.4kg

Best

Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

249.5g

2.thickness

17.2mm

33.5mm

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

Through the use of power-efficient components that do not produce large amounts of heat, a device can be made that doesn’t use cooling fans. This results in a much quieter, or even silent, device.

For example

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5.volume

989.73cm³

3080.66cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

Display

1.resolution

1366 x 768px

1366 x 768px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

135ppi

100ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

11.6"

15.6"

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"

4.has a touch screen
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i7 8650U 1.9GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

4GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

1066MHz

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

3.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

2 x 2.2GHz

2 x 1.4GHz

Best

Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

512GB

320GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

2

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

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 USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

4.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Bluetooth version

4

4

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
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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.

Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

2.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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 GPS
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

Miscellaneous

1.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

2.Has NX bit
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

3.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

4.Has integrated graphics
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 11" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Toshiba Satellite C850D 15.6" AMD E1-1200 1.4GHz / 4GB / 320GB

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

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