98points

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

42points

Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

90points

Porsche Design Book One

Comparison winner
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One
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65 facts in comparison

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD vs Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB vs Porsche Design Book One

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One
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42
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90
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD better than Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB & Porsche Design Book One?

  • Weight
    1.83kgvs2520,2000g
  • Thickness
    15.5mmvs31.9,17.7mm
  • Supports 4K resolution
  • Has a Retina display
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has FMA3
  • Height
    240.7mmvs251,250.9mm
  • Width
    349.3mmvs378,355.6mm

Why is Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD & Porsche Design Book One?

  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has Tri-Gate transistors
  • Has RdRand
  • Has dynamic frequency scaling
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is Porsche Design Book One better than Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD & Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB?

  • Resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2880 x 1800,1366 x 768px
  • Pixel density
    282ppivs220,100ppi
  • longer battery life
    12hvs10,4h
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a stylus
  • Has a flip and fold design
  • GPU clock speed
    2000MHzvs350,650MHz
  • Has an accelerometer

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.83kg

2.52kg

2kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

15.5mm

31.9mm

17.7mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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.

5.volume

1303.19cm³

3026.61cm³

1579.19cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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.

Display

1.resolution

2880 x 1800px

1366 x 768px

3840 x 2160px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

220ppi

100ppi

282ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.4"

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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

Performance

1.RAM

32GB

8GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

1600MHz

2133MHz

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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

6 x 2.9GHz (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

4 x 2.3GHz

2 x 2.7GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

4000GB

750GB

512GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.maximum memory size

64GB (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

16GB

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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

2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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.

3.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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

5.has a HDMI output
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Battery

1. longer battery life

10h

4h

12h

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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

2.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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 stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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

5.number of microphones

3

1

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

6.Has an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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

Miscellaneous

1.Has AVX
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.

2.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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

3.Uses hyperthreading technology
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.

4.Supports 4K resolution
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

5.Has integrated graphics
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

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

6.Has F16C
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Porsche Design Book One

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

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