54points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"

72points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

57points

Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB

97points

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Comparison winner
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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66 facts in comparison

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" vs Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB vs Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
54
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72
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57
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97
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Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB & Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Weight
    1.35kgvs2040,3197.8,1700g
  • Thickness
    17.2mmvs18,25.9,18.4mm
  • Volume
    1269.32cm³vs1596.3154199999997,3380.986,1635.654384cm³
  • Width
    325.1mmvs358.9,428,361.8mm
  • Height
    227mmvs247.1,305,245.7mm

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" & Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Uses a fanless design

Why is Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" & Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Has S/PDIF Out port
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" & Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB & Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1440 x 900,2880 x 1800,1920 x 1080px
  • Pixel density
    282ppivs127,220,127ppi
  • RAM speed
    2666MHzvs1600,1600,2400MHz
  • CPU speed
    6 x 2.6GHzvs2 x 2.2,4 x 2.5,4 x 2.7GHz
  • Has a touch screen
  • Bluetooth version
    5vs4,4,4
  • Supports 4K resolution
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.35kg

2.04kg

3.2kg

1.7kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

17.2mm

18mm

25.9mm

18.4mm

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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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.

5.volume

1269.32cm³

1596.32cm³

3380.99cm³

1635.65cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 900px

2880 x 1800px

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

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

220ppi

127ppi

282ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

15.4"

17.3"

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 a touch screen
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

16GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

1600MHz

2400MHz

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

3.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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.

4.CPU speed

2 x 2.2GHz

4 x 2.5GHz

4 x 2.7GHz

6 x 2.6GHz (Intel Core i7-8850H)

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

512GB

1024GB

1000GB

512GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.maximum memory size

8GB

32GB

64GB

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

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

2

3

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

6

2.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

3.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

4.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

5.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.Bluetooth version

4

4

4

5

Best

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

5

Battery

1. longer battery life

14h

9h

2h

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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

2.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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

3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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 GPS
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.number of microphones

2

2

1

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

Miscellaneous

1.Has NX bit
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

2.Supports 4K resolution
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

3.Uses hyperthreading technology
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.

4.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

5.Supports ECC memory
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

For example

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

6.Has integrated graphics
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.5Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT 17.3" Intel Core i7 6820HK 2.7GHz / 16GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

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