79points

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet

64points

Microsoft Surface Book

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92 facts in comparison

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet vs Microsoft Surface Book

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet
Microsoft Surface Book
79
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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet
64
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Microsoft Surface Book

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet better than Microsoft Surface Book?

  • 1.58x faster CPU speed
    4 x 1.9GHzvs2 x 2.4GHz
  • 3.75% higher pixel density
    277ppivs267ppi
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • 13.9mm thinner
    8.9mmvs22.8mm
  • 626g lighter
    890gvs1516g
  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
    ?
  • Has NFC
    ?
  • 6.5mm shorter
    225.6mmvs232.1mm

Why is Microsoft Surface Book better than Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet?

  • 3.85% bigger screen size
    ?

    13.5"vs13"
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 2.5x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs2MP
  • Has a gyroscope
    ?
  • 5 higher clock multiplier
    ?

    24vs19
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
    ?
  • Has a backlit keyboard
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.thickness
?

Best

Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro

4.6mm

8.9mm

22.8mm

2.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.

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3.weight
?

Best

Acer Iconia W510-1674

0.51g

890g

1.52kg

4.height
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

225.6mm

232.1mm

5.width
?

Best

Dell Venue 10 7000

14mm

304mm

312.3mm

6.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.

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Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Panasonic UT-MB5

2560 x 3840px

3000 x 2000px

3000 x 2000px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Teclast M8

359ppi

277ppi

267ppi

3.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Wacom Cintiq 22HD

21.5"

13"

13.5"

4.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

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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.

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6.has an IPS screen
?

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

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Performance

1.CPU speed
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

8 x 2.36GHz

4 x 1.9GHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

2 x 2.4GHz (Intel Core i5-6300U)

2.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.

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3.RAM
?

Best

Google Pixel Slate

16GB

16GB

16GB

4.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.

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5.internal storage
?

Best

Apple iPad Pro 11" (2018)

1000GB

1000GB

1000GB

6.Has AES
?

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 LTE

13 & 5MP

8MP

8MP

2.megapixels (front camera)
?

Best

Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8" 64GB

8MP

2MP

5MP

3.has a CMOS sensor
?

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

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4.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.

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Microsoft Surface Book
5.has a front camera
?

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

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Microsoft Surface Book

Audio

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.

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Microsoft Surface Book
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.

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Microsoft Surface Book
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Acer Aspire Switch 12 S

3

2

2

Battery

1.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Microsoft Surface Book
2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Microsoft Surface Book
3.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

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Microsoft Surface Book
3.Supports widgets
?

You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

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Microsoft Surface Book
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.

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5.The browser has word wrap
?

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

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6.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy Tab Active Pro Wi-Fi

5

4.2

4

Miscellaneous

1.supports thunderbolt
?

Thunderbolt is a connection over cable that carries both data and display signals over a single cable, while simultaneously providing power.

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