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Built-in microphone
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Built-in speakers
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
2-channel (Stereo)
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth version
4.0
5.0
5.0
5.0
5.0
5.0
4.1
5.0
5.0
Ethernet connection (RJ45)
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Max Ethernet speed
1 Gbit/s
Mobile broadband (WWAN)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
NFC
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Wireless networking standard (IEEE 802.11)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4), 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5), 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4)
Adaptive-Sync Technology
Platform
PC
Mac
Mac
Mac
PC
Mac
PC
PC
PC
PC
PC
DisplayPort
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Type of DisplayPort connector
Standard
Via USB-C
Via USB-C
Via USB-C
Via USB-C
Via USB-C
Via USB-C
HDMI
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
HDMI version
Other connectors
Headphone output, VGA
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Headphone output
Thunderbolt
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Thunderbolt version
Thunderbolt 2
Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 3
Thunderbolt 4
USB
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Type of USB connector
USB (Type A)
USB (Type C)
USB (Type C)
USB (Type C)
USB (Type C)
USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (Type A), USB (Type C)
USB (total)
3 ​
2 ​
2 ​
2 ​
1 ​
2 ​
5 ​
3 ​
3 ​
3 ​
5 ​
USB version
USB 2.0, USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps), USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20Gbps)
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps), USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5Gbps), USB 4.0
Colour
Black
Silver, Grey, Gold
Silver, Grey
Silver, Grey, Gold
Silver, Grey
Silver, Grey
Black
Grey
Black, Grey
Grey
Black
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Depth
257 mm
212.4 mm
212.4 mm
212.4 mm
206 mm
212.4 mm
259.61 mm
199 mm
208 mm
198.9 mm
259.61 mm
Height
30.5 mm
16.1 mm
15.6 mm
16.1 mm
16 mm
15.6 mm
23.57 mm
17.25 mm
13.9 mm
17.8 mm
22 mm
Width
381.5 mm
304.1 mm
304.1 mm
304.1 mm
278 mm
304.1 mm
363.06 mm
268 mm
319 mm
319 mm
363.06 mm
Product weight
2.82 kg
1.29 kg
1.4 kg
1.29 kg
1.1 kg
1.4 kg
2.3 kg
1 kg
1.17 kg
1.29 kg
2.3 kg
Aspect ratio
16:9 (Widescreen)
16:10 (Widescreen)
16:10 (Widescreen)
16:10 (Widescreen)
3:2
16:10 (Widescreen)
16:9 (Widescreen)
16:9 (Widescreen)
16:9 (Widescreen)
16:9 (Widescreen)
16:9 (Widescreen)
Display technology
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
LCD
Backlight
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
Panel type
IPS
IPS
IPS
IPS
IPS
IPS
IPS
Refresh rate
60Hz
60Hz
60Hz
60Hz
144Hz
60Hz
144Hz
Screen resolution
3200x1800
2560x1600
2560x1600
2560x1600
1536x1024
2560x1600
1920x1080
1366x768
1920x1080
1920x1080
1920x1080
Screen size
15.6 inches
13.3 inches
13.3 inches
13.3 inches
12.45 inches
13.3 inches
15.6 inches
11.6 inches
14 inches
14 inches
15.6 inches
Screen surface
Matte
Glossy
Glossy
Matte
Matte
Matte
Matte
Matte
Swivel screen
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Touchscreen
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Touchscreen features
Multi touch
Multi touch
Eco labels
EnergyStar
EnergyStar, EPEAT
EnergyStar
EnergyStar, EPEAT
EnergyStar
EnergyStar
EnergyStar
EnergyStar
Built-in camera
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Features
Dockable, Backlit keyboard
Backlit keyboard, USB Power Delivery (PD)
Backlit keyboard, USB Power Delivery (PD), Display Touchpad
Backlit keyboard, USB Power Delivery (PD)
Backlit keyboard
Backlit keyboard, USB Power Delivery (PD), Display Touchpad
Backlit keyboard
Fanless design, USB Power Delivery (PD)
Backlit keyboard, USB Power Delivery (PD), Display Touchpad
Backlit keyboard
Numeric keyboard
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Security
Fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader
Fingerprint reader
Face scanner
Suitable for gaming
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Dedicated graphics memory
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Graphics memory
2 GB
4 GB
2 GB
4 GB
Type of graphics memory
GDDR5
GDDR6
GDDR6
GDDR6
Graphics processor
Quadro K2100M
Apple M1
Apple M1
Apple M1
Intel UHD Graphics G1
Apple M1
GeForce GTX 1650
Intel HD Graphics 500
Intel Iris Plus Graphics G7
GeForce MX450
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti
Brightness
400 cd/m²
500 cd/m²
400 cd/m²
500 cd/m²
300 cd/m²
250 cd/m²
300 cd/m²
300 cd/m²
Material (body/chassis)
Steel, Aluminium
Steel, Aluminium
Steel, Aluminium
Steel, Aluminium
Plastic
Plastic
Steel, Aluminium, Plastic
Plastic
Free memory slots
2 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
Maximum amount of memory
32 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
16 GB
4 GB
16 GB
16 GB
16 GB
Memory slot
SO-DIMM
Onboard
Onboard
Onboard
Onboard
Onboard
Onboard
Onboard
Number of memory slots
4 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
0 ​
2 ​
0 ​
0 ​
2 ​
RAM size
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
8 GB
4 GB
16 GB
16 GB
8 GB
Type of memory
DDR3
DDR4X
DDR4X
DDR4X
DDR4
DDR4
DDR4X
DDR4
Release year
2017
2020
2020
2020
2020
2020
2020
2018
2020
2021
2020
Pointing stick
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Max battery life
15 h
17 h
15 h
13 h
17 h
10 h
Number of battery cells
8 ​
2 ​
3 ​
Processor core type
4 (Quad) Core
8 (Octa) Core
8 (Octa) Core
8 (Octa) Core
4 (Quad) Core
8 (Octa) Core
4 (Quad) Core
2 (Dual) Core
4 (Quad) Core
6 (Hexa) Core
Processor model
Intel Core i7 4710MQ
Apple M1
Apple M1
Apple M1
Intel Core i5 1035G1
Apple M1
Intel Core i5 10300H
Intel Celeron N3350
Intel Core i7 1065G7
Intel Core i7 1165G7
AMD Ryzen 5 4600H
Processor speed
2.5 GHz
3.2 GHz
1 GHz
3.2 GHz
2.5 GHz
1.1 GHz
1.3 GHz
2.8 GHz
3 GHz
32/64-bit OS
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
64-bit
Operating system
Windows 7 Professional
Mac OS
Mac OS
Mac OS
Windows 10 Home
Mac OS
Google Chrome OS
Windows 10 Home
Flash/SSD
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Flash/SSD size
256 GB
256 GB
256 GB
512 GB
128 GB
512 GB
256 GB
32 GB
512 GB
512 GB
512 GB
Protocol
NVMe
NVMe
NVMe
NVMe
Type
SSD
SSD
SSD
SSD
eMMC
SSD
SSD
eMMC
SSD
SSD
SSD
Number of SSDs
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
1 ​
Hard drive (mechanical/hybrid)
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Memory card reader
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Type of memory card
Secure Digital, SDHC, SDXC
microSDHC, microSD, microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC, microSD, microSDXC
Optical drive
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Type of optical drive
DVD burner