65points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

90points

Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

85points

HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

73points

Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Comparison winner
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
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64 facts in comparison

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB vs Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD vs HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB vs Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
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90
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85
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73
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB better than Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB & Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB & HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB & Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Has FMA3
  • Has dynamic frequency scaling
  • Has Tri-Gate transistors
  • Has MMX
  • Has AVX
  • Has F16C
  • Has NX bit
  • Has AES

Why is HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Has a stylus
  • Has a flip and fold design

Why is Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB?

  • Pixel density
    288ppivs227,282.4,282ppi
  • Weight
    1.1kgvs1580,2290,2000g
  • Thickness
    14.6mmvs18,19.2,17.7mm
  • Width
    293mmvs314,380,355.6mm
  • Height
    216mmvs219,256,250.9mm
  • Has a detachable keyboard

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.58kg

2.29kg

2kg

1.1kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

18mm

19.2mm

17.7mm

14.6mm

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 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.

6.height

219mm

256mm

250.9mm

216mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

Display

1.resolution

2560 x 1600px

3840 x 2160px

3840 x 2160px

2880 x 1920px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

227ppi

282.4ppi

282ppi

288ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

15.6"

15.6"

12"

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 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.

Performance

1.RAM

16GB

16GB

16GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1866MHz

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

2133MHz

2133MHz

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 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 speed

2 x 2.9GHz

4 x 2.8GHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

2 x 2.7GHz

2 x 2.7GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1024GB

2512GB

512GB

1024GB

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 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

4

4

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

2

1

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 USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.USB ports

2

4

2

3

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.Bluetooth version

4

4.2

4

4.1

Best

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

5

Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

2.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 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.

3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.number of microphones

2

1

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

2.Has FMA3
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

3.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.

4.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

5.Has AVX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

6.Has F16C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

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