The MacBook Pro and the Lenovo ThinkPad W530 clash into a head to head battle, but which of these two laptops is the best?
The MacBook Pro has a display of 15.6 inches, while the Lenovo ThinkPad W530 offers a display of 15.4 inches. The MacBook Pro comes out as the winner in this aspect.
There is an Intel i7 Intel Core 3520M in the MacBook Pro while in the Intel i7 Lenovo ThinkPad W530 this is the Intel i7. The former has a hard drive of 500GB, while the latter offers a 128GB SSD.
In terms of pricing, you can get the Lenovo ThinkPad W530 for around $1,099, in comparison to the $1,850 that you would pay for the MacBook Pro.
The processor of the Lenovo ThinkPad W530 is 3.6GHz and the MacBook Pro is 2GHz. Both are quad cores, but the former has a processor cache of 4MB, while the latter one of 6.
In terms of battery life, you should get around 11 hours battery life from the Lenovo ThinkPad W530 compared to 8 hours from the MacBook Pro. The former weighs 5.95 pounds and has Windows 8 and the latter is 4.46 pounds and runs on OSX.
The Lenovo ThinkPad W530 offers 4GB of RAM which is DDR3 SDRAM and the MacBook Pro comes with 8GB of DDR3 SDRAMRAM. Both have a RAM speed of the same at 1,600.
The display of the Lenovo ThinkPad W530 LED and offers 141ppi while that of the MacBook Pro is 221ppi and LED with aspect ratio of 16:10.
The Lenovo ThinkPad W530 is 1.4 inches when folded in height and the MacBook Pro is 0.71 inches. The weight comes in at 5.95 for the former and 4.46 pounds for the latter.
Both are very impressive bits of kit and the most suitable would depend on what you are looking for in a laptop. The MacBook Pro is the lightest and more compact when folded.