64points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

88points

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

100points

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

68points

Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Comparison winner
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB vs Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD vs Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB better than Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD & Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB?

  • Weight
    1.58kgvs2290,1700,1647g
  • Thickness
    18mmvs19.2,18.4,22.8mm
  • Height
    219mmvs256,245.7,232.1mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Volume
    1237.79cm³vs1867.776,1635.654384,1652.6541240000001cm³
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

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 / 8GB / 512GB & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD & Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB?

  • Has dynamic frequency scaling
  • Has Tri-Gate transistors
  • Uses a fanless design

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB?

  • Supports ECC memory
  • Supports 4K resolution

Why is Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD?

  • Width
    312.3mmvs314,380,361.8mm
  • Has a gyroscope
  • Has an accelerometer
  • Has a flip and fold design
  • Has a detachable keyboard

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Design

1.weight

1.58kg

2.29kg

1.7kg

1.65kg

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249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

3.thickness

18mm

19.2mm

18.4mm

22.8mm

Best

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6.9mm

4.height

219mm

256mm

245.7mm

232.1mm

Best

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17mm

5.volume

1237.79cm³

1867.78cm³

1635.65cm³

1652.65cm³

Best

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1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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.

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Display

1.pixel density

227ppi

282.4ppi

282ppi

267ppi

Best

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540ppi

2.resolution

2560 x 1600px

3840 x 2160px

3840 x 2160px

3000 x 2000px

Best

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3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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"

15.6"

15.6"

13.5"

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 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

32GB

8GB

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

64GB

2.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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.internal storage

512GB

2512GB

1000GB

256GB

Best

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

4000GB

4.CPU speed

2 x 2.9GHz

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

6 x 2.7GHz (Intel Xeon E-2176M)

2 x 2.5GHz

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

12 x 2GHz

5.has an external memory slot
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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.

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

2

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 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.USB ports

2

4

4

2

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

4.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

5.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

6.Bluetooth version

4

4.2

5

4

Best

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

5

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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 / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.number of microphones

2

1

1

2

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

5.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has AES
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

2.Has FMA3
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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 / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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 / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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 / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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 / 8GB / 512GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Book i7 256GB

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

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