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Comparing Acer Predator Helios 500 and Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon

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  • 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8750H 6-Core Processor (Up to 4.1GHz)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Overclockable Graphics with 8GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAM
  • 17.3" Full HD (1920 x 1080) LED-backlit IPS display with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology (144Hz Refresh Rate, 300nit Brightness & 72% NTSC )
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  • Long Battery Life
  • ThinkPad Precision Keyboard
  • Integrated Fingerprint Reader
  • Power Manager Software
  • Military-Specification Testing
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Consumer Score
Avg. customer reviews:
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Acer Predator Helios 500 ranks #12 out of 246. It is in the top 20%.
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8.0
Great
Popularity Score
Less-known
Popularity rank: 203 / 323
40%
Consumer Score
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Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon ranks #70 out of 246.
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6.4
Average
Popularity Score
Somewhat popular
Popularity rank: 168 / 323
51%
Consumer score distribution.
Acer Predator Helios 500 ranks #12 and Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon ranks #70 in consumer scores.

Customers like Acer Predator Helios 500 more

Acer Predator Helios 500, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon [ 4.4 vs 4.0 ]. In our awesomeness score Acer Predator Helios 500 ranks #82 out of 323 and Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon ranks #63 out of 323.

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Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is more popular

It's fairly safe to say that Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is a more popular laptop, based on its 30+ reviews. In our popularity score Acer Predator Helios 500 ranks #202 out of 323 and Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon ranks #167 out of 323.

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Professional Reviews and Opinions
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Hardware
CPU What processor model does the laptop have?
4.1 GHz Intel Core i7
Up to 8th Gen Intel Core vPro
Processor Speed # of operations per second. Higher number = faster processor.
4.1 GHz
1.9 GHz
Graphics Card
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Overclockable Graphics
Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
RAM How much RAM does the laptop have?
16 GB
16 GB
RAM Upgrade Is it possible to increase the RAM in the laptop?
Yes
Yes
Storage Type What kind of storage drive does the laptop use?
SSD
HDD
Optical Drive Does the laptop come with a CD/DVD drive?
No
No
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Ports
Operating System What operating systems is pre-installed on the laptop?
Windows 10
Windows 10
Number of USB ports How many USB ports does the laptop have?
3 USB port(s)
2 USB port(s)
Has USB-C ports Does the laptop have a USB-C type port?
Yes
Yes
Has HDMI Port
Yes
Yes
Has Ethernet Port
Yes
Yes
Audio Ports What kind of audio inputs/outputs does the laptop have?
Combo port (mic and headphone in one)
Combo port (mic and headphone in one)
Has VGA Port
No
No
Has DVI Port
No
No
Other Ports What other ports are on this laptop model?
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  • 2 Intel Thunderbolt 3
  • 2 USB 3.0
  • HDMI
  • Headphone / microphone combo jack
  • 4-in-1 MicroSD card reader (SD, MMC, SDHC, SDXC)
  • Native Ethernet dongle
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Battery Features
Battery Life
3.5 hours
15 hours
Replaceable Battery Can the battery be taken out and replaced with a fully charged one?
Yes
No
Display Features
Display Type What kind of display does the laptop have?
LED
LED
Display Size The physical size of the screen (measured diagonally from corner to corner)
1.4 ft
1.2 ft
Display Resolution Horizontal x Vertical pixels - the more pixels, the higher the visual quality of the image on the screen.
1920 x 1080 pixels
2560 x 1440
Touch Screen Does the laptop have touch screen controls?
No
No
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Peripherals
Trackpad Features What features does the mouse trackpad come with?
Gesture sensitive
Gesture sensitive
Number Pad on Keyboard
Yes
No
Webcam Is the laptop equipped with an integrated webcam?
Yes
Yes
Accessories Included What is included in the package?
Charger
Power adapter
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Physical Features
Weight

8.8 lbs
 

2.5 lbs
 
Dimensions
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Black
Black
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Tablet Function
Tablet Function Can the laptop be converted to a tablet?
No
No
Type of Tablet Does the laptop fold up or detach the keyboard for use as a tablet?
Convertible
N/A
Connections
Wi-Fi Does the laptop support wifi, and what protocols if possible?
Has Wi-Fi 802.11ac
Has Wi-Fi 802.11ac
Bluetooth Version What Bluetooth version does the laptop use?
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Bluetooth 4.2
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Other
Special Features Other features (not otherwise listed)
RGB Backlit Keyboard
  • Match-on-chip touch fingerprint reader
  • Windows Hello with facial recognition software (requires IR camera)
  • ThinkShutter
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Key features
  • RGB Backlit Keyboard
  • 5 Heat Pipes
  • Full HD at 144Hz
  • Up to 3.5-hours Battery Life

Acer Predator Helios 500 is a well-known option at the top of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling laptops and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Dell Inspiron 15 5577 or Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 15.6” .

Acer Predator Helios 500 is $1169.11 more expensive than the average laptop ($779.89).

Key features
  • Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 16 GB LPDDR3 2133 MHz
  • Up to 15 hours, integrated Li-ion 57 Whr with RapidCharge technology

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is a popular and one of the most expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling laptops and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Razer RZ09-01963E31-R3U1 or Razer Blade Stealth 13.3" .

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon was released last year in April. There are a lot of newer laptops on the market. Show newer Laptops

Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon is $2219.22 more expensive than an average laptop ($779.89).

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