71points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"

45points

Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" vs Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
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45
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" better than Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

  • 681.6g lighter
    2.04kgvs2721.6g
  • Uses flash storage
  • 15mm thinner
    18mmvs33mm
  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Supports 64-bit
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has an IPS screen

Why is Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"?

  • 18.18% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.6GHzvs4 x 2.2GHz
  • 1 more USB 3.0 ports
    3vs2
  • 1.3% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs15.4"
  • Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
  • 1 more RJ-45 ports
    1vs0
  • 4x more megapixels (front camera)
    1.2MPvs0.3MP
  • Has an optical disc drive
  • 1 more memory slots
    2vs1

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

2.04kg

2.72kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

18mm

33mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

4.Has a flip and fold design
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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 IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i3-8145U 2.1GHz / 4GB RAM / 256GB SSD

5.volume

1596.32cm³

3193.54cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

2880 x 1800px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52S 15.6” UHD Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

220ppi

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.4"

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) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i3-8145U 2.1GHz / 4GB RAM / 256GB SSD

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

Performance

1.RAM

16GB

8GB

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 64GB RAM / 1TB SSD

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"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

4 x 2.6GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1000GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.maximum memory size

32GB

16GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

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

64GB

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

For example

Dell G7-7588-U30 15.6" Intel Core i7 8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD

2.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

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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.

4.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.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

6.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

Battery

1. longer battery life

9h

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 sleep-and-charge USB ports
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

2.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

Lenovo IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 4GB RAM / 512GB SSD

3.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

4.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

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

5.front camera megapixels

0.3MP

1.2MP

Best

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

8MP

6.Has an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

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