98points

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

38points

Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB

79points

LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Comparison winner
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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63 facts in comparison

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD vs Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB vs LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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79
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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 Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB & LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • Thickness
    15.5mmvs22.4,17.8mm
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
  • Supports 4K resolution
  • Has a Retina display
  • Volume
    1303.19cm³vs1450.848,1457.1375480000002cm³

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD & LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • Weight
    1.08kgvs1830,1095g
  • Width
    300mmvs349.3,358.1mm
  • Height
    215.9mmvs240.7,228.6mm

Why is LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD better than Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD & Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB?

  • longer battery life
    16.5hvs10,6h
  • Screen size
    15.6"vs15.4,11.6"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has dynamic frequency scaling

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.83kg

1.08kg

1.09kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

15.5mm

22.4mm

17.8mm

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

1303.19cm³

1450.85cm³

1457.14cm³

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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

Display

1.resolution

2880 x 1800px

1366 x 768px

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

135ppi

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.4"

11.6"

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

Performance

1.RAM

32GB

4GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

1600MHz

2400MHz

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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 speed

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

4 x 1.83GHz

4 x 1.8GHz (Intel Core i7-8550U)

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

4000GB

320GB

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

64GB (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

8GB

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.Thunderbolt ports

4

0

1

Thunderbolt is a connection that allows you to attach external peripherals to a computer, and can carry both data and display signals. Using a single port you can connect up to six devices through a hub or daisy chain configuration.

Best

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

4

5.Bluetooth version

5

4

4.1

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

6.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

10h

6h

16.5h

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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.

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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

Miscellaneous

1.Has integrated graphics
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

2.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

4.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

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 ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.Supports 4K resolution
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad 11e 11.6" Intel Celeron N2940 1.83GHz / 4GB / 320GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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