99points

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

49points

Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

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Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD vs Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD better than Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB?

  • Uses flash storage
  • 1.62kg lighter
    1.83kgvs3447.3g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • 15mm thinner
    15.5mmvs30.5mm
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Supports 64-bit

Why is Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD?

  • 12.34% bigger screen size
    17.3"vs15.4"
  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has an optical disc drive
  • 5°C lower potential operating temperature
    5°Cvs10°C
  • Has a HDMI output

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Design

1.weight

1.83kg

3.45kg

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

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
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

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

3.thickness

15.5mm

30.5mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

240.7mm

271.8mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 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.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.volume

1303.19cm³

3474.3cm³

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Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

220ppi

127ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

2880 x 1800px

1920 x 1080px

Best

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

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
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 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"

17.3"

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"

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 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
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

32GB

32GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

1600MHz

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
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 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)

8

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

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.maximum memory size

64GB (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

32GB

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

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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
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

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

4.Bluetooth version

5

4

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
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 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.Thunderbolt ports

4

0

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

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Battery

1. longer battery life

10h

4h

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 a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

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

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 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
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 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
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

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

3.has GPS
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.number of microphones

3

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

5.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

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

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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Miscellaneous

1.Uses hyperthreading technology
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 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.

2.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

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

3.Supports ECC memory
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

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.

For example

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

4.Has integrated graphics
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

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

5.Supports 4K resolution
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

6.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
Toshiba Qosmio X70 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz / 32GB / 1TB

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

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