85points

HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

97points

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

48points

Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Comparison winner
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
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64 facts in comparison

HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD vs Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB
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97
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48
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Why is HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB better than Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD & Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB?

  • Thickness
    17.7mmvs18.4,18.8mm
  • Has a stylus
  • Uses a fanless design

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB & Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB?

  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
  • Has integrated graphics
  • Has FMA3
  • Has F16C
  • Has MMX
  • Has AVX
  • Has AES
  • Supports hardware-assisted virtualization

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB better than HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB & Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Weight
    1.6kgvs2000,1700g
  • Number of microphones
    2vs1,1
  • Width
    316.5mmvs355.6,361.8mm
  • Height
    221mmvs250.9,245.7mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

2kg

1.7kg

1.6kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

17.7mm

18.4mm

18.8mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

4.Uses a fanless design
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

Through the use of power-efficient components that do not produce large amounts of heat, a device can be made that doesn’t use cooling fans. This results in a much quieter, or even silent, device.

5.Has a detachable keyboard
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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.height

250.9mm

245.7mm

221mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

Display

1.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

2.pixel density

282ppi

282ppi

176ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.6"

15.6"

12.5"

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 a touch screen
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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.

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

2133MHz

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
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

2 x 2.7GHz

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

2 x 1.9GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

512GB

512GB

256GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

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

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

1

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

6

2.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

3.Has USB Type-C
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

4.Has Bluetooth
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

5.Has WiFi
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.Bluetooth version

4

5

4

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

Battery

1. longer battery life

12h

13h

8h

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
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

2.Has a stylus
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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.

3.has a front camera
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

4.has stereo speakers
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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 GPS
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.number of microphones

1

1

2

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

Miscellaneous

1.Has AES
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

2.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.

3.Has FMA3
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

4.Has F16C
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

5.Has MMX
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

6.Has AVX
HP Spectre x360 (2017) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7500U 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Core i7-8850H 2.6GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 12.5" Intel Core i5-4300U 1.9GHz / 4GB / 256GB

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

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