65points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"

85points

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

97points

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Comparison winner
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" vs HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" better than HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Weight
    1.58kgvs2000,1700g
  • Height
    219mmvs250.9,245.7mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • Width
    314mmvs355.6,361.8mm
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Thickness
    17.7mmvs18,18.4mm
  • Has a stylus
  • Uses a fanless design
  • Has a flip and fold design

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" & HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB?

  • RAM speed
    2666MHzvs1866,2133MHz
  • longer battery life
    13hvs12,12h
  • CPU threads
    12vs4,4
  • CPU speed
    6 x 2.6GHzvs2 x 2.9,2 x 2.7GHz
  • Maximum memory size
    64GBvs16,16GB
  • USB ports
    4vs2,2
  • Bluetooth version
    5vs4,4
  • Has integrated graphics

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.58kg

2kg

1.7kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

18mm

17.7mm

18.4mm

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"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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.

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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

6.height

219mm

250.9mm

245.7mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

Display

1.resolution

2560 x 1600px

3840 x 2160px

3840 x 2160px

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

282ppi

282ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

15.6"

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"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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

8GB

16GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1866MHz

2133MHz

2666MHz

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"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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

2 x 2.7GHz

6 x 2.6GHz (Intel Core i7-8850H)

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1000GB

512GB

512GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

4

12 (Intel Core i7-8850H)

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

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.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

3.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

4.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

5.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.USB ports

2

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

12h

13h

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"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

2.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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.

3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

Miscellaneous

1.Has AES
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

2.Has integrated graphics
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has FMA3
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

6.Has AVX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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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