88points

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

41points

Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB
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Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB vs Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

Why is Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB better than Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB?

  • 1.07kg lighter
    1.53kgvs2599.1g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a stylus
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Supports 64-bit
  • 4mm shorter
    251mmvs255mm

Why is Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB better than Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB?

  • 3.33% bigger screen size
    15.5"vs15"
  • 0.4mm thinner
    22.6mmvs23mm
  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has a HDMI output
  • Has sleep-and-charge USB ports

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Design

1.weight

1.53kg

2.6kg

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2.Has a backlit keyboard
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

3.thickness

23mm

22.6mm

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4.height

251mm

255mm

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5.volume

1980.14cm³

2184.18cm³

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6.Has a detachable keyboard
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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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Display

1.resolution

3240 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

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3840 x 2160px

2.every pixel has three subpixels
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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"

15.5"

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

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4.has an LED-backlit display
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

5.has a touch screen
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

6.has an IPS screen
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

4GB

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2.RAM speed

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

1600MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

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2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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 threads

8 (Intel Core i7-8650U)

4

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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5.internal storage

1000GB

750GB

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4000GB

6.maximum memory size

32GB (Intel Core i7-8650U)

12GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

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64GB

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

2

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

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2.Has WiFi
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has Bluetooth
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

4.Has USB Type-C
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

5.Bluetooth version

4.1

2

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5

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

17h

4h

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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has a fingerprint scanner
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

For example

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

5.Has a stylus
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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.

6.Has an optical disc drive
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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 a search browser
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

With a search browser application you can surf the internet from your device.

2.The browser has word wrap
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

3.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

4.Uses hyperthreading technology
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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.

5.Has NX bit
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

6.Has FMA3
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Sony Vaio Fit 15 Touch 15.5" Intel Core i7-3537U 2GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

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