41points

Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB

97points

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Comparison winner
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Why is Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Has an optical disc drive

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

  • 8GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs8GB
  • 2x higher pixel density
    282ppivs141ppi
  • 4x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 1066MHz higher ram speed
    2666MHzvs1600MHz
  • 8h longer battery life
    13hvs5h
  • Uses flash storage
  • 1.02kg lighter
    1.7kgvs2721.6g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels

Top specs and features

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Design

1.weight

2.72kg

1.7kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

3.thickness

33mm

18.4mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

254mm

245.7mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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

6.volume

3193.54cm³

1635.65cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

141ppi

282ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

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
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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.

4.screen size

15.6"

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"

5.has an LED-backlit display
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

2666MHz

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
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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.internal storage

1000GB

512GB

Best

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

4000GB

5.CPU speed

4 x 2.6GHz

6 x 2.6GHz (Intel Core i7-8850H)

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

6.maximum memory size

16GB

64GB

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.USB 3.0 ports

3

2

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

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

6

2.Has WiFi
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.HDMI ports

1

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

2

4.Has USB Type-C
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

5.Has Bluetooth
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

6.Bluetooth version

4

5

Best

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

5

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Battery

1. longer battery life

5h

13h

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
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

2.has a front camera
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

3.has GPS
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has a fingerprint scanner
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

5.has stereo speakers
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

6.Has a stylus
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB 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

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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Miscellaneous

1.Has AES
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

2.Has integrated graphics
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

3.Has FMA3
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

4.Has F16C
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

5.Has MMX
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

6.Has AVX
Asus ROG GL551JW 15.6" Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

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