69points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"

69points

Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

97points

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

42points

MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
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Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" vs Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD vs MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" better than Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD & MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB?

  • Uses a fanless design
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter

Why is Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD & MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB?

  • Weight
    1.7kgvs2040,1700,1995.8g
  • Thickness
    17.9mmvs18,18.4,22.1mm
  • Volume
    1575.22cm³vs1596.3154199999997,1635.654384,1793.3405230000003cm³

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" & Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB?

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has integrated graphics
  • Has NX bit
  • Has FMA3
  • Has F16C
  • Has MMX
  • Has AVX
  • Has AES

Why is MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" & Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Height
    239.3mmvs247.1,243.5,245.7mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Width
    339.1mmvs358.9,361.4,361.8mm

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Design

1.weight

2.04kg

1.7kg

1.7kg

2kg

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249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

3.thickness

18mm

17.9mm

18.4mm

22.1mm

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6.9mm

4.height

247.1mm

243.5mm

245.7mm

239.3mm

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17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

1575.22cm³

1635.65cm³

1793.34cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

220ppi

141.2ppi

282ppi

157ppi

Best

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540ppi

2.resolution

2880 x 1800px

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

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3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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"

15.6"

14"

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

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5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

16GB

16GB

12GB

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

2133MHz

2666MHz

1600MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

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2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

4

12 (Intel Core i7-8850H)

8

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

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12

5.internal storage

1000GB

2512GB

512GB

128GB

Best

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4000GB

6.maximum memory size

32GB

16GB

64GB

12GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

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64GB

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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

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2.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

4.HDMI ports

1

1

1

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

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2

5.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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.

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

2.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

3.has GPS
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has a fingerprint scanner
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

5.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

6.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

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Miscellaneous

1.Has AES
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

2.Has integrated graphics
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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

3.Has FMA3
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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) 15"
Asus VivoBook S15 (S510) 15.6" Intel i7-7500U 2.7 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
MSI GE40 14" Intel i7-4702MQ 2.2GHz / 12GB / 128GB

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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