64points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB

33points

HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB vs HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB better than HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

  • Uses flash storage
  • 1.47kg lighter
    1.58kgvs3050g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has a backlit keyboard
  • 13.6mm thinner
    18mmvs31.6mm
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has an IPS screen

Why is HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB?

  • 872GB more internal storage
    1000GBvs128GB
  • 4 more CPU threads
    8vs4
  • 18.52% faster CPU speed
    4 x 1.6GHzvs2 x 2.7GHz
  • 30.08% bigger screen size
    17.3"vs13.3"
  • 1 more RJ-45 ports
    1vs0
  • Has an optical disc drive
  • 2 more USB 2.0 ports
    2vs0
  • 10°C lower potential operating temperature

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Design

1.weight

1.58kg

3.05kg

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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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

3.thickness

18mm

31.6mm

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6.9mm

4.height

219mm

275mm

Best

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17mm

5.volume

1237.79cm³

3615.04cm³

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1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

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Display

1.pixel density

227ppi

106ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

2560 x 1600px

1600 x 900px

Best

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3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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"

17.3"

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

Best

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18.4"

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

8GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1866MHz

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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 threads

4

8

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

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12

5.internal storage

128GB

1000GB

Best

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4000GB

6.maximum memory size

16GB

8GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

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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

6

2.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

4.HDMI ports

1

0

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

5.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

2.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

3.has GPS
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

5.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 128GB
HP Pavilion dv7 17.3" Intel Core i7-720QM 1.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

6.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

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