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Asus ZenBook Pro UX550

66points

Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
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Asus ZenBook Pro UX550 vs Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

Why is Asus ZenBook Pro UX550 better than Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has Bluetooth
  • 193.5mm shorter
    42mmvs235.5mm
  • Supports 64-bit
  • Uses hyperthreading technology
  • Has customizable notifications
  • Has free navigation software

Why is Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB better than Asus ZenBook Pro UX550?

  • 49.76% higher pixel density
    282ppivs188.3ppi
  • 533MHz higher ram speed
    2133MHzvs1600MHz
  • 3h longer battery life
    17hvs14h
  • 24GB larger maximum memory size
    32GBvs8GB
  • 2.1mm thinner
    16.8mmvs18.9mm

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Design

1.Has a backlit keyboard
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

2.thickness

18.9mm

16.8mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.height

42mm (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

235.5mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

4.Has a detachable keyboard
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

5.Has a flip and fold design
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

For example

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

6.width

28mm (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

357.1mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

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Display

1.pixel density

188.3ppi

282ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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.

3.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"

4.has an LED-backlit display
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

5.has a anti-reflection coating
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

For example

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

6.has a touch screen
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

2133MHz

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 UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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.maximum memory size

8GB

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

6.CPU speed

4 x 2.8GHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

4 x 2.6GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

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

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2.Has WiFi
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

4.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

5.Has Bluetooth
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

6.Bluetooth version

4.2

4

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

14h

17h

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 UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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 UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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 UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

2.has a front camera
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

3.has GPS
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.has stereo speakers
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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 an optical disc drive
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

For example

Acer Aspire 5 17.3" Intel Core i3-6006U 2GHz / 8GB / 1TB HDD

6.Has a stylus
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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 FMA3
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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

2.Uses hyperthreading technology
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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.

3.has free navigation software
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.

4.has free syncing OTA
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.

5.Is a multi-user system
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB
6.Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Dell XPS 15 9550 Touch 15.6" Intel Core i7 6700HQ 2.6GHz / 16GB / 512GB

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