65points

Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"

58points

Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6" vs Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

Why is Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6" better than Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB?

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

Why is Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB better than Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"?

  • 42.55% higher pixel density
    201ppivs141ppi
  • 1.64x higher resolution
    2256 x 1504pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 3.5h longer battery life
    14.5hvs11h
  • 636.9g lighter
    1.25kgvs1886.9g
  • 2.6mm thinner
    14.4mmvs17mm
  • 25.7mm shorter
    223.2mmvs248.9mm
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Supports 64-bit

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Design

1.weight

1.89kg

1.25kg

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2.Has a backlit keyboard
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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

3.thickness

17mm

14.4mm

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4.height

248.9mm

223.2mm

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5.volume

1522.84cm³

989.94cm³

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6.Has a detachable keyboard
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 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

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Display

1.pixel density

141ppi

201ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

2256 x 1504px

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3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 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.

4.screen size

15.6"

13.5"

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

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5.has an LED-backlit display
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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

6.has a touch screen
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

8GB

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64GB

2.Uses flash storage
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
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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

1000GB

256GB

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4.has an external memory slot
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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.

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Connectivity

1.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.

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2.Has WiFi
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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

4.USB ports

3

1

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

Best

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5.Has Bluetooth
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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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Battery

1. longer battery life

11h

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

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22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 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
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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

2.has a front camera
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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

3.has GPS
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has a fingerprint scanner
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 256GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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 a stylus
Lenovo Yoga 730 15.6"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i5-7200U / 8GB / 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.

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