69points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB

56points

Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

Comparison winner
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB vs Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB
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56
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB better than Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB?

  • 2.3mm thinner
    18mmvs20.3mm
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Supports 64-bit
  • Uses a fanless design
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB?

  • 11.11% higher resolution
    3200 x 1800pxvs2880 x 1800px
  • 25.45% higher pixel density
    276ppivs220ppi
  • 588.5g lighter
    1.45kgvs2040g
  • 256GB more internal storage
    512GBvs256GB
  • 1 more USB 3.0 ports
    3vs2
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
  • 23.6mm shorter
    223.5mmvs247.1mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

2.04kg

1.45kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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

3.thickness

18mm

20.3mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.Has a flip and fold design
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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.

For example

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

5.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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.

6.volume

1596.32cm³

1463.65cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

Display

1.resolution

2880 x 1800px

3200 x 1800px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

220ppi

276ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.4"

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) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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

12GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

1600MHz

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) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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

4 x 2.2GHz

2 x 2.4GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

256GB

512GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.has an external memory slot
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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.

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 USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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

For example

Lenovo ThinkPad P52S 15.6” Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

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 WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Thunderbolt ports

2

0

Thunderbolt is a connection that allows you to attach external peripherals to a computer, and can carry both data and display signals. Using a single port you can connect up to six devices through a hub or daisy chain configuration.

Best

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

4

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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.

Battery

1. longer battery life

9h

7h

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) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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 stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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

3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Asus ZenBook UX303LB 13.3" Intel Core i7-5500U 2.4GHz / 12GB / 512GB

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

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