93points

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

97points

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

39points

Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Comparison winner
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB
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Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD vs Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

Why is Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD & Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB?

  • Has voice commands

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD & Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB?

  • Has a anti-reflection coating

Why is Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB better than Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Weight
    771.1gvs1880,1700g
  • Has a stylus
  • Thickness
    9.9mmvs18.9,18.4mm
  • Height
    188mmvs241,245.7mm
  • Has a detachable keyboard
  • Volume
    567.29cm³vs1662.5384999999997,1635.654384cm³
  • Width
    304.8mmvs365,361.8mm

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Design

1.weight

1.88kg

1.7kg

771.1g

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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

3.thickness

18.9mm

18.4mm

9.9mm

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6.9mm

4.Has a detachable keyboard
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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.

5.height

241mm

245.7mm

188mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

6.volume

1662.54cm³

1635.65cm³

567.29cm³

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1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

282ppi

282ppi

189ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

3840 x 2160px

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.screen size

15.6"

15.6"

11.6"

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

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MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

4.has an LED-backlit display
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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.

6.has a touch screen
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

16GB

4GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

2666MHz

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
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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 2.2GHz (Intel Core i7-8750H)

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

2 x 1.5GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.CPU threads

12 (Intel Core i7-8750H)

12 (Intel Core i7-8850H)

4

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

6.internal storage

512GB

512GB

128GB

Best

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

4000GB

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

4

2

1

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 ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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

4.HDMI ports

1

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

5.Has Bluetooth
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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

6.Bluetooth version

5

5

2

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

9.5h

13h

6h

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 ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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 ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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 ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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

2.has a front camera
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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

3.Has a stylus
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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.

4.has GPS
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.has stereo speakers
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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 ECC memory
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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

3.Has AES
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

4.Has AVX
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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

5.Has FMA3
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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

6.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Sony Vaio Tap 11 11.6" Intel Core i5-4210Y 1.5GHz / 4GB / 128GB

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

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