69points

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

85points

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB better than Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • 0.4mm thinner
    18mmvs18.4mm
  • Uses a fanless design
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • 2.41% less body volume
    1596.32cm³vs1635.654384cm³
  • 2.9mm narrower
    358.9mmvs361.8mm

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB?

  • 1066MHz higher ram speed
    2666MHzvs1600MHz
  • 4h longer battery life
    13hvs9h
  • 256GB more internal storage
    512GBvs256GB
  • 4 more CPU threads
    12vs8
  • 340g lighter
    1.7kgvs2040g
  • 1.5x faster CPU speed
    6 x 2.2GHzvs4 x 2.2GHz
  • 32GB larger maximum memory size
    64GBvs32GB
  • 1.3% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs15.4"

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Design

1.weight

2.04kg

1.7kg

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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
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

3.thickness

18mm

18.4mm

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6.9mm

4.height

247.1mm

245.7mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 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.volume

1596.32cm³

1635.65cm³

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1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

220ppi

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

2880 x 1800px

1920 x 1080px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 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.

4.screen size

15.4"

15.6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

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) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 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 threads

8

12 (Intel Core i7-8750H)

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

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.CPU speed

4 x 2.2GHz

6 x 2.2GHz (Intel Core i7-8750H)

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

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) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

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.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

5.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 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.

6.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

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Battery

1. longer battery life

9h

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) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 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) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 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.

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

2.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

3.has GPS
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 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 an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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

6.number of microphones

2

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

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Miscellaneous

1.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

2.Has FMA3
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

3.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

4.Has NX bit
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

5.Has AES
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

6.Has AVX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 256GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 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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