72points

Lenovo Yoga 530 14"

62points

Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB
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Lenovo Yoga 530 14" vs Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB
72
points
62
points

Why is Lenovo Yoga 530 14" better than Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB?

  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
  • Has a stylus
  • Has a flip and fold design
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has a HDMI output
  • Has a fingerprint scanner

Why is Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB better than Lenovo Yoga 530 14"?

  • 1.64x higher resolution
    2256 x 1504pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 28.03% higher pixel density
    201ppivs157ppi
  • 350g lighter
    1.25kgvs1600g
  • 3.2mm thinner
    14.4mmvs17.6mm
  • Supports 64-bit
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • 1 more mini-DisplayPort outputs
    1vs0
  • Has an accelerometer

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.6kg

1.25kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

17.6mm

14.4mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

4.Has a flip and fold design
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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.

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

1321.97cm³

989.94cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

2256 x 1504px

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52S 15.6” UHD Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

157ppi

201ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

14"

13.5"

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
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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.

6.has an LED-backlit display
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

Performance

1.RAM

16GB

4GB

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 64GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

2.Uses flash storage
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

512GB

128GB

Best

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

4000GB

4.has an external memory slot
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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.

5.Supports 64-bit
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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 applications.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

2.USB 3.0 ports

2

1

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

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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.

4.Has WiFi
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Has Bluetooth
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

6.USB ports

3

1

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

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

Battery

1. longer battery life

14.6h

14.5h

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 sleep-and-charge USB ports
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

2.has stereo speakers
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

3.Has a stylus
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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.

4.has a front camera
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

5.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

6.has GPS
Lenovo Yoga 530 14"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 4GB / 128GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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