89points

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

85points

Porsche Design Book One

Comparison winner
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Porsche Design Book One
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Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB vs Porsche Design Book One

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
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85
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Why is Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB better than Porsche Design Book One?

  • 466g lighter
    1.53kgvs2000g
  • Is a multi-user system
  • Can be updated over-the-air
  • Has a CMOS sensor
  • Has free syncing OTA
  • Has NX bit
  • Has free navigation software
  • Has customizable notifications

Why is Porsche Design Book One better than Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB?

  • 38.24% higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs3000 x 2000px
  • 5.62% higher pixel density
    282ppivs267ppi
  • 15.56% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs13.5"
  • 5.3mm thinner
    17.7mmvs23mm
  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Uses a fanless design
  • Has a HDMI output

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.53kg

2kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

23mm

17.7mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

4.Weather sealed
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i7 8650U 1.9GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

5.Uses a fanless design
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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.

6.volume

1664.83cm³

1579.19cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

Display

1.resolution

3000 x 2000px

3840 x 2160px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

267ppi

282ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

13.5"

15.6"

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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

2133MHz

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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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 1.9GHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

2 x 2.7GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

1000GB

512GB

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 i7-8650U)

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

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

2.Has USB Type-C
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

3.Has Bluetooth
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

4.Has WiFi
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.USB ports

4

2

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

Best

Asus ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD + 1TB SSHD

5

6.Bluetooth version

4

4

Best

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

5

Battery

1. longer battery life

17h

12h

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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

2.Has a stylus
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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.

3.has a front camera
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

4.has stereo speakers
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.Has an optical disc drive
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

For example

Acer Aspire 5 17.3" Intel Core i3-6006U 2GHz / 8GB / 1TB HDD

Miscellaneous

1.can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

With a large enough data plan, you could cancel your home internet and use the device as a hotspot.

2.Is a multi-user system
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
3.has a CMOS sensor
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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.

4.has free syncing OTA
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

All your contacts and calendar dates are synced over-the-air.

5.Has NX bit
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

6.has free navigation software
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

Free navigation software with free map data and updates included, no need to buy an dedicated navigation device.

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