65points

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

79points

LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Comparison winner
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB vs LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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79
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB better than LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • 15.05% less body volume
    1237.79cm³vs1457.1375480000002cm³
  • 9.6mm shorter
    219mmvs228.6mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • 44.1mm narrower
    314mmvs358.1mm
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB?

  • 485g lighter
    1.09kgvs1580g
  • 534MHz higher ram speed
    2400MHzvs1866MHz
  • 4.5h longer battery life
    16.5hvs12h
  • 1 more USB 3.0 ports
    3vs2
  • 24.14% faster CPU speed
    4 x 1.8GHzvs2 x 2.9GHz
  • 17.29% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs13.3"
  • 4 more CPU threads
    8vs4
  • 0.2mm thinner
    17.8mmvs18mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.58kg

1.09kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

18mm

17.8mm

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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.

For example

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5.volume

1237.79cm³

1457.14cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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

2560 x 1600px

1920 x 1080px

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

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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.

Performance

1.RAM

16GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1866MHz

2400MHz

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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.

4.CPU speed

2 x 2.9GHz

4 x 1.8GHz (Intel Core i7-8550U)

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1024GB

1000GB

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 i7-8550U)

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

3

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 Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.HDMI ports

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

4.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

5.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.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

Battery

1. longer battery life

12h

16.5h

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 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

3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.Has AES
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

2.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

3.Has FMA3
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.Has F16C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

5.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.Has NX bit
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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