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Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD

57points

Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
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Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD vs Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

Why is Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD better than Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a stylus
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has voice prompts
  • Uses a fanless design
  • Has a flip and fold design
  • Has voice commands

Why is Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB better than Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD?

  • 5.5h longer battery life
    14.5hvs9h
  • 130g lighter
    1.25kgvs1380g
  • 0.1mm thinner
    14.4mmvs14.5mm
  • 1 more mini-DisplayPort outputs
    1vs0
  • Has an accelerometer
  • 5.95% less body volume
    989.94cm³vs1052.54543cm³
  • 3.5mm shorter
    223.2mmvs226.7mm
  • 12.2mm narrower
    308mmvs320.2mm

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Design

1.weight

1.38kg

1.25kg

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

3.thickness

14.5mm

14.4mm

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4.Has a detachable keyboard
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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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5.volume

1052.55cm³

989.94cm³

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6.height

226.7mm

223.2mm

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Display

1.pixel density

317ppi

201ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

2256 x 1504px

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3.screen size

13.9"

13.5"

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

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4.has an LED-backlit display
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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.

6.has a touch screen
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

16GB

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64GB

2.Uses flash storage
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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.CPU speed

4 x 1.8GHz

2 x 2.5GHz

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4.internal storage

1000GB

512GB

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5.has an external memory slot
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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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6.Supports 64-bit
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

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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 C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

4.Has Bluetooth
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

5.USB ports

3

1

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

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6.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

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Battery

1. longer battery life

9h

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.

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2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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.

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3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

For example

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

2.has a front camera
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

3.Has a stylus
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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 GPS
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

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5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.Has an optical disc drive
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

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Miscellaneous

1.has voice prompts
Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" UHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

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