55points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB

77points

Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

77points

HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

36points

HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Comparison winner
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB vs Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB vs HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB vs HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB better than Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB & HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB & HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB?

  • Thickness
    17.2mmvs35.8,17.7,19.8mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB & HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB & HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB?

  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has S/PDIF Out port

Why is HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB & Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB & HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB?

  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a stylus
  • Uses a fanless design

Why is HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB & Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB & HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB?

  • Weight
    1.28kgvs1350,3401.9,2000g
  • Height
    205.7mmvs227,262.1,250.9mm
  • Width
    300mmvs325.1,386.1,355.6mm

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Design

1.weight

1.35kg

3.4kg

2kg

1.28kg

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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

3.thickness

17.2mm

35.8mm

17.7mm

19.8mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

227mm

262.1mm

250.9mm

205.7mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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.

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Display

1.pixel density

127ppi

141ppi

282ppi

135ppi

Best

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540ppi

2.resolution

1440 x 900px

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

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
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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

13.3"

15.6"

15.6"

11.6"

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"

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

16GB

2GB

Best

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

64GB

2.internal storage

128GB

480GB

512GB

32GB

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

2133MHz

1333MHz

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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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.maximum memory size

8GB

64GB

16GB

2GB

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

2 x 1.6GHz

4 x 3.6GHz

2 x 2.7GHz

2 x 2.16GHz

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

2

4

1

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

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2.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.HDMI ports

0

1

1

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 USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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

5.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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

6.Bluetooth version

4

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 sleep-and-charge USB ports
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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.

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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

2.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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

3.has GPS
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.number of microphones

2

1

1

2

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

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5.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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.

6.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
HP Stream 11 Pro 11.6" Intel Celeron N2840 2.16GHz / 2GB / 32GB

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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