81points

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD

69points

Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Comparison winner
Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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95 facts in comparison

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD vs Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
81
points
Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
69
points
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Why is Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD better than Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • 4x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 2.11x higher pixel density
    331ppivs157ppi
  • 310g lighter
    1.21kgvs1520g
  • 4.9mm thinner
    11.6mmvs16.5mm
  • Has a touch screen
    ?
  • 16GB larger maximum memory size
    ?

    32GBvs16GB
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 2 more microphone(s)
    ?

    4vs2

Why is Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD?

  • 267MHz higher ram speed
    ?

    2400MHzvs2133MHz
  • 5.26% bigger screen size
    ?

    14"vs13.3"
  • 2 more USB 3.0 ports
    ?

    2vs0
  • Has a HDMI output
    ?
  • 1.1 newer Bluetooth version
    5.2vs4.1
  • 2 more USB ports
    ?

    3vs1
  • 0.6GHz higher turbo clock speed
    ?

    4.6GHzvs4GHz
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
    ?

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Design

1.weight
?

Best

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

249.5g

1.21kg

1.52kg

2.Has a backlit keyboard
?

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

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
3.thickness
?

Best

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

6.9mm

11.6mm

16.5mm

4.Uses a fanless design
?

By using power-efficient components that don't produce large amounts of heat, it's possible to create a device with no cooling fans. This results in a much quieter (or even silent) operation.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad 330 15.6” Intel Core i3-7020U 2.3GHz / 4GB RAM / 1TB HDD

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
5.volume
?

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

697.14cm³

1185.57cm³

6.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

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

2.pixel density
?

Best

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

540ppi

331ppi

157ppi

3.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"

13.3"

14"

4.has a anti-reflection coating
?

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
5.has a touch screen
?

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

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
6.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.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Performance

1.RAM speed
?

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13.5" Intel Core i5-1035G7 / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD

3733MHz

2133MHz

2400MHz

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.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
3.RAM
?

Best

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

64GB

16GB

16GB

4.CPU speed
?

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

4 x 1.8GHz (Intel Core i7-8550U)

4 x 1.8GHz (Intel Core i7-8565U)

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.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
6.internal storage
?

Best

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

4000GB

512GB

512GB

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

0

2

2.Has USB Type-C
?

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

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
5.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

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

6

1

3

6.Bluetooth version
?

Best

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

5.2

4.1

5.2

Battery

1.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.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
2.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

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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

4

2

4.has a front camera
?

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

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
?

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Miscellaneous

1.clock multiplier
?

The clock multiplier controls the speed of the CPU.

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad 330 14” AMD A9-9425 3.1GHz / 4GB RAM / 1TB HDD

31

18 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

18 (Intel Core i7-8565U)

2.Has FMA4
?

FMA4 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad 330 15.6” AMD E2-9000 1.8GHz / 4GB RAM / 500GB HDD

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
3.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.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
4.Has dynamic frequency scaling
?

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
5.Has out-of-order execution
?

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

Dell XPS 13 13.3" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
6.L1 cache
?

A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

Best

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

512KB

256KB (Intel Core i7-8550U)

256KB (Intel Core i7-8565U)

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