62points

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

68points

Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Comparison winner
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB vs Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD
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68
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Why is Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB better than Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD?

  • 1.25kg lighter
    1.25kgvs2499.3g
  • Has a touch screen
  • 9.5mm thinner
    14.4mmvs23.9mm
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 36.9mm shorter
    223.2mmvs260.1mm
  • Has an accelerometer
  • 57.87% less body volume
    989.94cm³vs2349.79542cm³
  • 70mm narrower
    308mmvs378mm

Why is Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD better than Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB?

  • 616GB more internal storage
    1128GBvs512GB
  • 15.56% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs13.5"
  • 2.24x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHzvs2 x 2.5GHz
  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 2 more USB ports
    3vs1
  • Uses a fanless design
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.25kg

2.5kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

14.4mm

23.9mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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.

5.volume

989.94cm³

2349.8cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

2256 x 1504px

1920 x 1080px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

201ppi

141ppi

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 Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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.Uses flash storage
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

2 x 2.5GHz

4 x 2.8GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

4.internal storage

512GB

1128GB

Best

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

4000GB

5.has an external memory slot
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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.

6.Supports 64-bit
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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.

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

1

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 Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

3.Has Bluetooth
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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 Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.USB ports

1

3

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

4.1

Best

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

5

Battery

1. longer battery life

14.5h

9.5h

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.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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 Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

2.Has a stylus
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

4.has stereo speakers
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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 Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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 Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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.Has NX bit
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

2.Has FMA3
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

3.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.

4.Has MMX
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

5.Has AVX
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.

6.Has F16C
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Samsung Notebook Odyssey 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8Ghz / 8GB / 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD

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

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