35points

Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB

78points

LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
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LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB vs LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Why is Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB better than LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • 9.4mm thinner
    8.4mmvs17.8mm
  • 28.4mm shorter
    200.2mmvs228.6mm
  • 53.8mm narrower
    304.3mmvs358.1mm
  • Has a flip and fold design
  • 64.88% less body volume
    511.74cm³vs1457.1375480000002cm³

Why is LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD better than Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB?

  • 12GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs4GB
  • 872GB more internal storage
    1000GBvs128GB
  • 1.5h longer battery life
    16.5hvs15h
  • 3 more USB 3.0 ports
    3vs0
  • 129.7g lighter
    1.09kgvs1224.7g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 2.77x faster CPU speed
    4 x 1.8GHzvs2 x 1.3GHz
  • Has an LED-backlit display

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Design

1.weight

1.22kg

1.09kg

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.thickness

8.4mm

17.8mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

200.2mm

228.6mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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

511.74cm³

1457.14cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

165ppi

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

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.every pixel has three subpixels
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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

13.3"

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
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.has a touch screen
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

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Performance

1.RAM

4GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.Uses flash storage
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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.

3.internal storage

128GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

4.maximum memory size

16GB

16GB

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

5.CPU speed

2 x 1.3GHz

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

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

6.has an external memory slot
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

0

3

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
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.HDMI ports

0

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
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

5.Has Bluetooth
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.RJ45 ports

0

1

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

Best

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

2

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Battery

1. longer battery life

15h

16.5h

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
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

2.has a front camera
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.has GPS
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has an optical disc drive
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.Has a stylus
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

2.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.Has FMA3
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.Has F16C
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

5.Has MMX
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.Has NX bit
Dell XPS 13 2017 13.3" Intel Core i7 7Y75 1.3GHz / 4GB / 128GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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