99points

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

87points

Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" 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 Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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77 facts in comparison

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD vs Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" 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 Yoga 920 13.9" 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 Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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87
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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 Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has a Retina display
  • Supports 4K resolution
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video

Why is Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" 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?

  • 1.6x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2880 x 1800px
  • 44.09% higher pixel density
    317ppivs220ppi
  • 460g lighter
    1.37kgvs1830g
  • 0.8h longer battery life
    10.8hvs10h
  • 1.55mm thinner
    13.95mmvs15.5mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a stylus
  • 30W lower TDP
    15Wvs45W

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.83kg

1.37kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

15.5mm

13.95mm

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 Yoga 920 13.9" 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.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Through the use of power-efficient components that do not produce large amounts of heat, a device can be made that doesn’t use cooling fans. This results in a much quieter, or even silent, device.

For example

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5.volume

1303.19cm³

1007.06cm³

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 Yoga 920 13.9" 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

3840 x 2160px

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

220ppi

317ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.4"

13.9"

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 Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

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 Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.

Performance

1.RAM

32GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

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 Yoga 920 13.9" 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 1.8GHz (Intel Core i7-8550U)

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

4000GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

12 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

8 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

12

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 Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

2.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" 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.

3.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.Bluetooth version

5

4.1

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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 Yoga 920 13.9" 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.

6.Thunderbolt ports

4

2

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

Battery

1. longer battery life

10h

10.8h

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 Yoga 920 13.9" 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.

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 Yoga 920 13.9" 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 Yoga 920 13.9" 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.

3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" 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.

5.has GPS
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.number of microphones

3

2

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

Miscellaneous

1. newer Turbo Boost version

2 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

2 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

Intel's Turbo Boost technology allows CPUs to operate even faster than their maximum clock speed, increasing performance for demanding tasks.

Best

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i7 8650U 1.9GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

2

2.Has F16C
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.OpenGL version

4.5 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

4.4 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

4.5

4.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" 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.

5.memory channels

2 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

2 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

12.8

6.Has integrated graphics
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Lenovo Yoga 920 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

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