66points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB

95points

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

49points

HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Comparison winner
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB vs Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD vs HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB better than Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD & HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB?

  • Weight
    1.58kgvs1880,1723.7g
  • Thickness
    18mmvs18.9,22.6mm
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Height
    219mmvs241,223.5mm
  • Volume
    1237.79cm³vs1662.5384999999997,1653.73014cm³
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Width
    314mmvs365,327.4mm

Why is Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB & HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB?

  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has FMA3
  • Has F16C
  • Has MMX
  • Has NX bit
  • Has AES
  • Has AVX
  • Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

Why is HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB & Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • RJ45 ports
    1vs0,0
  • Has a flip and fold design
  • USB 2.0 ports
    1vs0,0

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.58kg

1.88kg

1.72kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

18mm

18.9mm

22.6mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

4.Has a flip and fold design
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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.volume

1237.79cm³

1662.54cm³

1653.73cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

Display

1.resolution

2560 x 1600px

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52S 15.6” UHD Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

227ppi

282ppi

166ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

15.6"

13.3"

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. 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 LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

8GB

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 64GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

2.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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.

3.CPU speed

2 x 2.7GHz

6 x 2.9GHz (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

2 x 2.3GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

4.internal storage

128GB

512GB

128GB

Best

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

4000GB

5.has an external memory slot
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

6.Supports 64-bit
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

2.USB 3.0 ports

2

4

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

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

6.HDMI ports

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

Battery

1. longer battery life

12h

9.5h

11.75h

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 sleep-and-charge USB ports
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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.

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

2.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

3.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

Lenovo IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 4GB RAM / 512GB SSD

4.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

5.has GPS
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

For example

Acer Aspire 5 17.3" Intel Core i3-6006U 2GHz / 8GB / 1TB HDD

Miscellaneous

1.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

2.Has FMA3
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

3.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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

4.Has NX bit
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

5.Has AES
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.Has AVX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion x360 13-s128nr 13.3" Intel Core i5 6200U 2.3GHz / 8GB / 128GB

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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