55points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB

100points

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
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Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB better than Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD?

  • 350g lighter
    1.35kgvs1700g
  • 1.2mm thinner
    17.2mmvs18.4mm
  • 22.4% less body volume
    1269.32cm³vs1635.654384cm³
  • 18.7mm shorter
    227mmvs245.7mm
  • 36.7mm narrower
    325.1mmvs361.8mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB?

  • 24GB more RAM memory
    32GBvs8GB
  • 2.22x higher pixel density
    282ppivs127ppi
  • 6.4x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1440 x 900px
  • 488GB more internal storage
    1000GBvs512GB
  • 1066MHz higher ram speed
    2666MHzvs1600MHz
  • 8 more CPU threads
    12vs4
  • 56GB larger maximum memory size
    64GBvs8GB
  • 17.29% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs13.3"

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Design

1.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

2.weight

1.35kg

1.7kg

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249.5g

3.thickness

17.2mm

18.4mm

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6.9mm

4.volume

1269.32cm³

1635.65cm³

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1579.19cm³

5.height

227mm

245.7mm

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Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

6.width

325.1mm

361.8mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

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Display

1.pixel density

127ppi

282ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

1440 x 900px

3840 x 2160px

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3840 x 2160px

3.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 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.

5.screen size

13.3"

15.6"

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

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18.4"

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

32GB

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

64GB

2.internal storage

512GB

1000GB

Best

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4000GB

3.RAM speed

1600MHz

2666MHz

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.CPU threads

4

12 (Intel Xeon E-2176M)

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

5.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 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.

6.maximum memory size

8GB

64GB

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

2

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

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2.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.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

4.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

5.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

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2

6.Bluetooth version

4

5

Best

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5

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Battery

1. longer battery life

14h

13h

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) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 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) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i5 8250U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 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) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

3.has GPS
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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 i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

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Miscellaneous

1.Has FMA3
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

2.Has F16C
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

3.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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

4.Has NX bit
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

5.Has AES
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.Has AVX
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" Intel Core i7 2.2GHZ / 8GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.

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