54points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB

75points

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

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Comparison winner
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB vs Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB
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75
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Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB better than Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB?

  • 2.05kg lighter
    1.35kgvs3401.9g
  • 18.6mm thinner
    17.2mmvs35.8mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • 64.96% less body volume
    1269.32cm³vs3622.845798cm³
  • 35.1mm shorter
    227mmvs262.1mm
  • 61mm narrower
    325.1mmvs386.1mm

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 / 256GB?

  • 8GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs8GB
  • 1.6x higher resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1440 x 900px
  • 11.02% higher pixel density
    141ppivs127ppi
  • 800MHz higher ram speed
    2400MHzvs1600MHz
  • 224GB more internal storage
    480GBvs256GB
  • 4 more CPU threads
    8vs4
  • 17.29% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs13.3"
  • 2 more USB 3.0 ports
    4vs2

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.35kg

3.4kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

17.2mm

35.8mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

1269.32cm³

3622.85cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.height

227mm

262.1mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 900px

1920 x 1080px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

127ppi

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

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 an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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.

6.has an IPS screen
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.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

3.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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 1.6GHz

4 x 3.6GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

256GB

480GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

8

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

2

4

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.HDMI ports

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.USB ports

2

4

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

6.RJ45 ports

0

1

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

Best

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

2

Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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 / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

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

3.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

4.number of microphones

2

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.Has S/PDIF Out port
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 1.6GHZ / 8GB / 256GB
Digital Storm Avon 15.6" Intel Core i7 7700 3.6Ghz / 16GB / 480GB

S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.

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