99points

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

70points

Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD vs Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD better than Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Uses hyperthreading technology
  • Has a Retina display
  • Has integrated graphics
  • Supports 4K resolution
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
  • Has F16C

Why is Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD?

  • 30.91% higher pixel density
    288ppivs220ppi
  • 6.67% higher resolution
    2880 x 1920pxvs2880 x 1800px
  • 732.3g lighter
    1.1kgvs1830g
  • 0.9mm thinner
    14.6mmvs15.5mm
  • 24.7mm shorter
    216mmvs240.7mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 56.3mm narrower
    293mmvs349.3mm

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Design

1.weight

1.83kg

1.1kg

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249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

3.thickness

15.5mm

14.6mm

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6.9mm

4.height

240.7mm

216mm

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5.volume

1303.19cm³

924cm³

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6.Has a detachable keyboard
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Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 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.

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Display

1.pixel density

220ppi

288ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

2880 x 1800px

2880 x 1920px

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3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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"

12"

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

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5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

32GB

16GB

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

2133MHz

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

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2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 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 threads

12 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

4

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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12

5.internal storage

4000GB

1024GB

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4000GB

6.CPU speed

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

2 x 2.7GHz

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12 x 2GHz

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

3.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

4.Bluetooth version

5

4.1

Best

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5

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 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.

6.has a VGA connector
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.

For example

Asus VivoBook X556UQ 15.6" Intel Core i3-6100U / 2.3GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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Battery

1. longer battery life

10h

8h

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
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

2.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

3.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 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 fingerprint scanner
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

5.Has an optical disc drive
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Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

3

1

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

Best

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4

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Miscellaneous

1.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

2.Uses hyperthreading technology
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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.

3.Has integrated graphics
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

4.Supports 4K resolution
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

5.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.

6.Has F16C
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Miix 720 12" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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

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