92points

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

62points

Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"

55points

Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

Comparison winner
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
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56 facts in comparison

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSDvs Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"vs Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
92
points
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
62
points
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
55
points
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD better than the others?

  • Resolution
    2880 x 1800pxvs1920 x 1080,2256 x 1504px
  • RAM
    32GBvs16,8GB
  • Pixel density
    220ppivs141,201ppi
  • Internal storage
    4000GBvs1000,256GB
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
    ?
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    3vs1,2
  • Has a Retina display
    ?
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
    ?

Why is Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6" better than the others?

  • Screen size
    ?

    15.6"vs15.4,13.5"
  • USB 3.0 ports
    ?

    2vs0,1
  • Has a HDMI output
    ?
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • Has a stylus
    ?
  • Has a flip and fold design
    ?

Why is Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB better than the others?

  • Weight
    1.25kgvs1830,1886.9g
  • Battery life
    ?

    14.5hvs10,11h
  • Thickness
    14.4mmvs15.5,17mm
  • Has an accelerometer
    ?
  • Volume
    989.94cm³vs1303.185905,1522.8448700000001cm³
  • Height
    223.2mmvs240.7,248.9mm
  • Width
    308mmvs349.3,359.9mm

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Design

1.weight
?

Best

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

249.5g

1.83kg

1.89kg

1.25kg

2.Has a backlit keyboard
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
3.thickness
?

Best

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

6.9mm

15.5mm

17mm

14.4mm

4.Uses a fanless design
?

By using power-efficient components that don't produce large amounts of heat, it's possible to create a device with no cooling fans. This results in a much quieter (or even silent) operation.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad 330 15.6” Intel Core i3-7020U 2.3GHz / 4GB RAM / 1TB HDD

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
5.volume
?

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

1303.19cm³

1522.84cm³

989.94cm³

6.Has a flip and fold design
?

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.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Asus ROG Mothership GZ700 UHD 17" Intel Core i9-9980HK 2.4GHz / 64GB RAM / 1.5TB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2880 x 1800px

1920 x 1080px

2256 x 1504px

2.pixel density
?

Best

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

540ppi

220ppi

141ppi

201ppi

3.screen size
?

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"

15.4"

15.6"

13.5"

4.has a anti-reflection coating
?

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

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.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
6.has a touch screen
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

Performance

1.RAM
?

Best

Asus ROG Mothership GZ700 UHD 17" Intel Core i9-9980HK 2.4GHz / 64GB RAM / 1.5TB SSD

64GB

32GB

16GB

8GB

2.Uses flash storage
?

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.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
3.internal storage
?

Best

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

4000GB

4000GB

1000GB

256GB

4.Supports 64-bit
?

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
5.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports
?

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

Asus ROG Mothership GZ700 UHD 17" Intel Core i9-9980HK 2.4GHz / 64GB RAM / 1.5TB SSD

6

0

2

1

2.Has USB Type-C
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
4.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
5.has a HDMI output
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
6.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

Battery

1.Battery life
?

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

Lenovo Yoga C630 13.3" Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 / 4GB RAM / 128GB SSD

25h

10h

11h

14.5h

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
?

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

Features

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Huawei MateBook X Pro 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD

4

3

1

2

4.has a front camera
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
?

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
6.Has a stylus
?

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.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

Miscellaneous

1.Has MMX
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
2.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
3.Uses hyperthreading technology
?

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 that work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain apps.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
4.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
5.Has F16C
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
6.Has AVX
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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