79points

LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

38points

Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

Comparison winner
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD vs Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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38
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Why is LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD better than Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB?

  • 374.6g lighter
    1.09kgvs1469.6g
  • Uses flash storage
  • 2.5mm thinner
    17.8mmvs20.3mm
  • Has a backlit keyboard
  • Has a touch screen
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has Bluetooth

Why is Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB better than LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • 20.3mm narrower
    337.8mmvs358.1mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.09kg

1.47kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

17.8mm

20.3mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

4.Uses a fanless design
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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.

For example

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5.volume

1457.14cm³

1724.62cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

Display

1.resolution

1920 x 1080px

1366 x 768px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

141ppi

111ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.6"

14"

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

4GB

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

4 x 1.8GHz (Intel Core i7-8550U)

2 x 1.6GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1000GB

500GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

8 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

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

3

3

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.Has USB Type-C
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

3.HDMI ports

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

4.Has Bluetooth
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

5.Has WiFi
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.RJ45 ports

1

1

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

Best

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

2

Battery

1. longer battery life

16.5h

9h

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

2.Has a stylus
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

3.has a front camera
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

4.has stereo speakers
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.number of microphones

1

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

Miscellaneous

1.Uses hyperthreading technology
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.

2.Has integrated graphics
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has FMA3
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

4.Supports ECC memory
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

For example

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

5.Has F16C
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

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

6.Has NX bit
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Toshiba Tecra Z40 14" Intel Core i7 4200U 1.6GHz / 4GB / 500GB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

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