100points

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

78points

Porsche Design Book One

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

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

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

  • 170g lighter
    1.83kgvs2000g
  • 2.2mm thinner
    15.5mmvs17.7mm
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • 10.2mm shorter
    240.7mmvs250.9mm
  • Uses hyperthreading technology
  • Has F16C
  • Has a Retina display
  • Has integrated graphics

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?

  • 28.18% higher pixel density
    282ppivs220ppi
  • 1.6x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2880 x 1800px
  • 2h longer battery life
    12hvs10h
  • 1.3% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs15.4"
  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has a stylus
  • Has a touch screen
  • 84.65% less body volume
    1579.19cm³vs1303.185905cm³

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Design

1.weight

1.83kg

2kg

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

3.thickness

15.5mm

17.7mm

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4.volume

1303.19cm³

1579.19cm³

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1579.19cm³

5.height

240.7mm

250.9mm

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6.width

349.3mm

355.6mm

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17mm

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Display

1.pixel density

220ppi

282ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

2880 x 1800px

3840 x 2160px

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3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
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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.has an LED-backlit display
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Porsche Design Book One

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

5.screen size

15.4"

15.6"

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

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6.has a anti-reflection coating
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This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

32GB

16GB

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64GB

2.internal storage

4000GB

512GB

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4000GB

3.RAM speed

2400MHz

2133MHz

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

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4.Uses flash storage
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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.

5.CPU threads

12 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

4

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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6.maximum memory size

64GB (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

16GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

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64GB

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
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Porsche Design Book One

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Has Bluetooth
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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.

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

4.Bluetooth version

5

4

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5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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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 fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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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.

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Battery

1. longer battery life

10h

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.

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22h

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
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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
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Porsche Design Book One

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

2.has a front camera
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Porsche Design Book One

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

3.Has a fingerprint scanner
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Porsche Design Book One

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

4.number of microphones

3

1

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

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5.Has an optical disc drive
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Porsche Design Book One

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

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6.has stereo speakers
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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.

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Miscellaneous

1.Uses hyperthreading technology
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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.

2.Has F16C
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Porsche Design Book One

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

3.Supports ECC memory
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Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

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4.Has integrated graphics
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Porsche Design Book One

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

5.Supports 4K resolution
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Porsche Design Book One

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

6.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
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This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.

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