66points

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550

55points

Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
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74 facts in comparison

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550 vs Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
66
points
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
55
points
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB

Why is Asus ZenBook Pro UX550 better than Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB?

  • 8GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs8GB
  • 744GB more internal storage
    1000GBvs256GB
  • 15.56% bigger screen size
    ?

    15.6"vs13.5"
  • 2.24x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHzvs2 x 2.5GHz
  • 1 more USB 3.0 ports
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?
  • Has an LED-backlit display
    ?
  • Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
    ?

Why is Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB better than Asus ZenBook Pro UX550?

  • 6.74% higher pixel density
    201ppivs188.3ppi
  • 0.5h longer battery life
    ?

    14.5hvs14h
  • 4.5mm thinner
    14.4mmvs18.9mm
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has an accelerometer
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.Has a backlit keyboard
?

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

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
2.thickness
?

Best

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

6.9mm

18.9mm

14.4mm

3.Has a flip and fold design
?

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 ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2018) 14" FHD IPS Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
4.Has a detachable keyboard
?

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

Asus ROG Mothership GZ700 UHD 17" Intel Core i9-9980HK 2.4GHz / 64GB RAM / 1.5TB SSD

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
5.height
?

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

42mm (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

223.2mm

6.width
?

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

28mm (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

308mm

Display

1.pixel density
?

Best

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

540ppi

188.3ppi

201ppi

2.screen size
?

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"

15.6"

13.5"

3.has a anti-reflection coating
?

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

For example

Lenovo ThinkPad P53 15.6" FHD Intel Core i5-9400H 2.5GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
4.has a touch screen
?

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

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
6.has an LED-backlit display
?

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

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB

Performance

1.RAM
?

Best

Asus ROG Mothership GZ700 UHD 17" Intel Core i9-9980HK 2.4GHz / 64GB RAM / 1.5TB SSD

64GB

16GB

8GB

2.Uses flash storage
?

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.

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
3.CPU speed
?

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

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

2 x 2.5GHz

4.internal storage
?

Best

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

4000GB

1000GB

256GB

5.Supports 64-bit
?

A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
6.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports
?

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

Asus ROG Mothership GZ700 UHD 17" Intel Core i9-9980HK 2.4GHz / 64GB RAM / 1.5TB SSD

6

2

1

2.Has USB Type-C
?

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

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
4.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
5.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 4GB RAM / 128GB SSD

5.2

4.2

4

6.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB

Battery

1.Battery life
?

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

Lenovo Yoga C630 13.3" Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 / 4GB RAM / 128GB SSD

25h

14h

14.5h

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
?

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
?

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

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB

Features

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Huawei MateBook X Pro 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD

4

1

2

4.has a front camera
?

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

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
?

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

For example

Fujitsu Lifebook U938 13.3" Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6GHz / 8GB / 256GB SSD

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
6.Has a stylus
?

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

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2018) 14" FHD IPS Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB

Miscellaneous

1.Can create panoramas in-camera
?

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
2.Uses hyperthreading technology
?

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 that work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain apps.

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
3.Has customizable notifications
?

You can easily manage notifications by adjusting your preferences, and you can also turn them off completely for specific apps.

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
4.has free navigation software
?

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

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
5.has free syncing OTA
?

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

Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB
6.Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Asus ZenBook Pro UX550
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 8GB / 256GB

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