88points

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

78points

Porsche Design Book One

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Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB vs Porsche Design Book One

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

Why is Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB better than Porsche Design Book One?

  • 466g lighter
    1.53kgvs2000g
  • Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
  • The browser has word wrap
  • Has voice commands
  • Supports video chat
  • Has NX bit
  • Can be used as a WiFi hot spot
  • You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen

Why is Porsche Design Book One better than Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB?

  • 18.52% higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs3240 x 2160px
  • 4% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs15"
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • 5.3mm thinner
    17.7mmvs23mm
  • 0.1mm shorter
    250.9mmvs251mm
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 89.9% less body volume
    1579.19cm³vs1980.139cm³
  • 1700MHz faster GPU clock speed
    2000MHzvs300MHz

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Design

1.weight

1.53kg

2kg

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
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Porsche Design Book One

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

3.thickness

23mm

17.7mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

251mm

250.9mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.Has a flip and fold design
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Porsche Design Book One

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.

6.Weather sealed
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" 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

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Display

1.resolution

3240 x 2160px

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.every pixel has three subpixels
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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.

3.screen size

15"

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 an LED-backlit display
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

5.has a anti-reflection coating
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

6.has an IPS screen
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IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

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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.internal storage

1000GB

512GB

Best

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

4000GB

4.Uses flash storage
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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.

5.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

6.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

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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.

Best

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

6

2.Has WiFi
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Porsche Design Book One

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.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

4.Has Bluetooth
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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.

5.Has USB Type-C
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Porsche Design Book One

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

6.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

Best

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

5

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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
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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
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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.

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" 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 front camera
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

3.has GPS
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" 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

4.Has a stylus
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" 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.

5.has stereo speakers
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" 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.

6.number of microphones

2

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

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Miscellaneous

1.Supports bookmarks sync across different devices
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
2.The browser has word wrap
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

3.Supports video chat
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
4.Has NX bit
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

5.can be used as a WiFi hot spot
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" 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.

6.You can take a screenshot of your phone's screen
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