MacBook Pro 15” (2018) vs. Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)

Here is a side by side comparison between MacBook Pro 15” (2018) and Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020) specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

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MacBook Pro 15” (2018)

Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020) image

Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)

Key FeaturesMacBook Pro 15” (2018)Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)
At Glance
Released in Mid
2018
16:10 Retina
15.4”
1800p 60Hz
Weight
4.02 lb
1.82 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-8950HK
6C/12T, 2.90 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,066
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,806
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
Up to
32GB
2400 MHz DDR4
Up to AMD
Radeon Pro Vega 20
4GB HBM2
Released in
2020
16:9 4K UHD
15.6”
2160p 60Hz
Weight
4.1 lb
1.86 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-10980HK
8C/16T, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,223
Single Core
Geekbench 5
7,013
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
3200 MHz DDR4
Up to NVIDIA GeForce
RTX 2060
6GB GDDR6 with Max-Q
AvailabilityMacBook Pro 15” (2018)Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)
Released20182020
Release InfoAnnounced on July 13, 2018Announced on December 04, 2020
Pricing
  • $2,399 - Intel Core i7 | 16GB RAM | 256GB SSD
  • $2,799 - Intel Core i7 | 16GB RAM | 512GB SSD
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MacBook Pro 15” (2018) Price
Apple 15.4in MacBook Pro Laptop (Retina, Touch Bar, 2.2GHz 6-Core Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) Space Gray (MR932LL/A) (2018 Model) (Renewed)
Apple 15.4in MacBook Pro Laptop (Retina, Touch Bar, 2.2GHz 6-Core Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) Space Gray (MR932LL/A) (2018 Model) (Renewed)
By Apple
$798.63
Apple 15in MacBook Pro, Retina, Touch Bar, 2.9GHz Intel Core i7 Quad Core, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Space Gray, MPTT2LL/A (Renewed)
Apple 15in MacBook Pro, Retina, Touch Bar, 2.9GHz Intel Core i7 Quad Core, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Space Gray, MPTT2LL/A (Renewed)
By Apple
$729.99
Was: $849.89
Apple MacBook Pro 15" Retina Core i7 2.6GHz MLH32LL/A with Touch Bar, 16GB Memory, 256GB Solid State Drive (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro 15" Retina Core i7 2.6GHz MLH32LL/A with Touch Bar, 16GB Memory, 256GB Solid State Drive (Renewed)
By Apple
$605.50
Was: $689.99
Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020) Price
Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 13" Laptop, FHD Touch Display, Intel Core i3-10110U, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, Chrome OS
Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 13" Laptop, FHD Touch Display, Intel Core i3-10110U, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, Chrome OS
By Lenovo
$386.99
Was: $429.99
Lenovo Legion 5i Pro Gaming Laptop, 16" QHD (2560 x 1600) 165Hz IPS G-Sync 2K Display, Intel Core i7-11800H 8-Core Processor, RTX 3050, 32GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11
Lenovo Legion 5i Pro Gaming Laptop, 16" QHD (2560 x 1600) 165Hz IPS G-Sync 2K Display, Intel Core i7-11800H 8-Core Processor, RTX 3050, 32GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11
By Lenovo
$1,599.00
Lenovo Legion 5 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD Display, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050Ti, Windows 10H, Phantom Blue
Lenovo Legion 5 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD Display, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050Ti, Windows 10H, Phantom Blue
By Lenovo
$1,043.05
Was: $1,189.99
ExteriorMacBook Pro 15” (2018)Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)
Size Comparison
MacBook Pro 15” (2018)Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)
Dimensions13.75” x 9.48” x 0.61” (349.3 mm x 240.7 mm x 155 mm)14.01 x 9.84 x 0.6 - 0.7 inches (356 x 250 x 15.9 - 17.9 mm)
WeightStarting at 4.02 pounds (1.83 kg)Starting at 4.1 lbs (1.86 kg)
Colors
Space Gray Silver
Slate grey
Keyboard and TrackpadBacklit Magic Keyboard with:
  • 64 (U.S.) or 65 (ISO) keys including 4 arrow keys
  • Touch Bar with integrated Touch ID sensor
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
  • Keyboard
    • 6-row, spill-resistant, multimedia Fn keys, numeric keypad.
  • Keyboard Backlight
    • RGB LED backlight
    • White LED backlight
  • Touchpad
    • Buttonless glass surface multi-touch touchpad supports Precision TouchPad (PTP).
DisplayMacBook Pro 15” (2018)Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)
Size15.4 Inches15.6 Inches
InfoRetina display
  • 15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2880-by-1800 native resolution at 220 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
  • Supported scaled resolutions:
    • 1920 by 1200
    • 1680 by 1050
    • 1280 by 800
    • 1024 by 640
  • 500 nits brightness
  • Wide color (P3)
  • True Tone technology
  • 15.6" FHD 60Hz
    1920 x 1080 IPS 60 Hz 100% sRGB Dolby Vision® Supported 300 nits
  • 15.6" FHD 144Hz
    1920 x 1080 IPS 144 Hz Up to 5 ms Response Time 100% sRGB Dolby Vision® Supported 300 nits
  • 15.6" UHD 60Hz
    3840 x 2160 IPS 60 Hz 100% Adobe RGB VESA DisplayHDR 400 Certified Dolby Vision® Supported 500 nits
PortsMacBook Pro 15” (2018)Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)
MacBook Pro 15” (2018) Ports
Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB‑C) ports with support for:
  • Charging
  • DisplayPort
  • Thunderbolt (up to 40Gb/s)
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10Gb/s)
Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020) Ports
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort™ 1.4, and Power Delivery 100W.
  • 1 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2
  • 1 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2 (Always On)
  • 1 x 4-in-1 Full-size SD Card Reader
  • 1 x Audio jack
  • 1 x Power adapter
Internal SpecsMacBook Pro 15” (2018)Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)
Processor
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.20 → 4.10 GHz, 9MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8850H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.30 GHz, 9MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.90 → 4.80 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10870H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.20 → 5.00 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.40 → 5.30 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
Geekbench 5 Single Core
MacBook Pro 15” (2018)1
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H97579.72%
2
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8850H1,00682.26%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK1,06687.16%
Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)1
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H1,06186.75%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H1,13492.72%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10870H1,15994.77%
4
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H1,19297.47%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK1,223100.00%
01,223
Geekbench 5 Multi Core
MacBook Pro 15” (2018)1
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H4,47063.74%
2
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8850H4,49764.12%
3
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK4,80668.53%
Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)1
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H3,74753.43%
2
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H5,41277.17%
3
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10870H6,59694.05%
4
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H6,87498.02%
5
10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK7,013100.00%
07,013
Integrated Graphics
  1. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  2. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8850H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  3. 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-8950HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  1. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  2. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  3. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10870H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  4. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
  5. 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-10980HK
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1250 MHz
Memory
16GB
configurable to 32GB of 2400MHz DDR4 onboard memory
8GB 16GB 32GB
2933 MHz or 3200 MHz DDR4 Memory
  • Memory Slots
    • 1 x Onboard Memory
    • 1 x SO-DIMM DDR4 Slot
Discrete Graphics
  • AMD Radeon Pro 555X with 4GB of GDDR5 memory
  • AMD Radeon Pro 560X with 4GB of GDDR6 memory
  • AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16 with 4GB of HBM2 memory
  • AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20 with 4GB of HBM2 memory
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti
    4GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti
    Max-Q Design, 6GB GDDR6
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060
    Max-Q Design, 6GB GDDR6
  • Supports External eGPU Support
Storage
256GB 512GB
configurable to 1TB, 2TB, or 4TB SSD
512 GB 1TB 2TB
M.2 2280 SSD
  • 2 x PCIe NVMe, PCIe 3.0 x4 slots
ConnectivityMacBook Pro 15” (2018)Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)
Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac Wi‑Fi wireless networking
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650, 802.11ax 2x2 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth 5.1, M.2 Card
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0 wireless technologyBluetooth 5.1
BatteryMacBook Pro 15” (2018)Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)
Size83.6 Wh lithium‑polymer battery71 WHr (Integrated 3-Cell Li-Polymer battery)
Supports Rapid Charge Boost (get 2 hours of runtime with a 15-minute charge)
Battery Life
  • Up to 10 hours wireless web
  • Up to 10 hours Apple TV app movie playback
  • Up to 30 days of standby time
Up to 5.8 hours
Tested with MobileMark® 2018
Power Supply87W USB‑C Power Adapter
170W 230W
Slim tip AC adapter.
SoftwareMacBook Pro 15” (2018)Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)
OSShipped with macOS Catalina
  • Windows 10 Home 64
  • Windows 10 Pro 64
  • FreeDOS
  • No operating system
Built-in Apps
Photos iMovie GarageBand Pages Numbers Keynote Siri Safari Mail FaceTime Messages Maps News Stocks Home Voice Memos Notes Calendar Contacts Reminders Photo Booth Preview Music Podcasts TV Books App Store Time Machine Find My QuickTime Player
Lenovo Vantage Dolby Atmos® Speaker System Dolby Vision® McAfee® Antivirus
Camera & AudioMacBook Pro 15” (2018)Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)
Camera720p FaceTime HD cameraTop-placed Built-in HD Webcam (720p) with Privacy Shutter
Audio
  • Stereo speakers with high dynamic range
  • Three microphones
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 2 x 2W Dolby Atmos® Speaker System for Gaming
  • Dual array microphone
MiscMacBook Pro 15” (2018)Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)
Sensors
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Fingerprint Reader Combined with Power Button
Security
  • Touch ID sensor
  • Apple T2 Chip
  • Fingerprint Reader
    • Touch style fingerprint reader on the power button
  • BIOS Security
    • Power-on password
    • Supervisor password
  • Other Security
    • Camera privacy shutter
In the box
  • 15‑inch MacBook Pro
  • 87W USB‑C Power Adapter
  • USB-C Charge Cable (2 m)
  • Lenovo Legion Slim 7i 15”
  • AC adapter
  • Internal Battery
  • Quick Start Guide
WarrantyYour MacBook Pro comes with 90 days of complimentary technical support and a one‑year limited warranty. Purchase AppleCare+ for Mac to extend your coverage to three years from your AppleCare+ purchase date and add up to two incidents of accidental damage coverage, each subject to a service fee of $99 for screen damage or external enclosure damage, or $299 for other repairable damage, plus applicable tax.1-year depot service
More
Video Support
Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colors and:
  • Up to two displays with 5120-by-2880 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors
  • Up to four displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colors
Thunderbolt 3 digital video output
  • Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
  • VGA, HDMI, DVI, and Thunderbolt 2 output supported using adapters (sold separately)
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MacBook Pro 15” (2018) Price
Apple 15.4in MacBook Pro Laptop (Retina, Touch Bar, 2.2GHz 6-Core Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) Space Gray (MR932LL/A) (2018 Model) (Renewed)
Apple 15.4in MacBook Pro Laptop (Retina, Touch Bar, 2.2GHz 6-Core Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD Storage) Space Gray (MR932LL/A) (2018 Model) (Renewed)
By Apple
$798.63
Apple 15in MacBook Pro, Retina, Touch Bar, 2.9GHz Intel Core i7 Quad Core, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Space Gray, MPTT2LL/A (Renewed)
Apple 15in MacBook Pro, Retina, Touch Bar, 2.9GHz Intel Core i7 Quad Core, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Space Gray, MPTT2LL/A (Renewed)
By Apple
$729.99
Was: $849.89
Apple MacBook Pro 15" Retina Core i7 2.6GHz MLH32LL/A with Touch Bar, 16GB Memory, 256GB Solid State Drive (Renewed)
Apple MacBook Pro 15" Retina Core i7 2.6GHz MLH32LL/A with Touch Bar, 16GB Memory, 256GB Solid State Drive (Renewed)
By Apple
$605.50
Was: $689.99
Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020) Price
Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 13" Laptop, FHD Touch Display, Intel Core i3-10110U, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, Chrome OS
Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 13" Laptop, FHD Touch Display, Intel Core i3-10110U, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, Chrome OS
By Lenovo
$386.99
Was: $429.99
Lenovo Legion 5i Pro Gaming Laptop, 16" QHD (2560 x 1600) 165Hz IPS G-Sync 2K Display, Intel Core i7-11800H 8-Core Processor, RTX 3050, 32GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11
Lenovo Legion 5i Pro Gaming Laptop, 16" QHD (2560 x 1600) 165Hz IPS G-Sync 2K Display, Intel Core i7-11800H 8-Core Processor, RTX 3050, 32GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11
By Lenovo
$1,599.00
Lenovo Legion 5 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD Display, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050Ti, Windows 10H, Phantom Blue
Lenovo Legion 5 Gaming Laptop, 15.6" FHD Display, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050Ti, Windows 10H, Phantom Blue
By Lenovo
$1,043.05
Was: $1,189.99

MacBook Pro 15” (2018) vs. Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020): Comparison Review

Here is our comparison review between MacBook Pro 15” (2018) and Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020).

MacBook Pro 15” (2018) vs. Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020)

Apple has released the MacBook Pro 15” , a 15.4-inch machine, in mid-2018. It is powered by up to a hexa-core Intel Core i9-8950HK with a boost clock speed up to 4.80 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20 with 4GB HBM2.

On the other hand, we have the 15.6-inch Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020) was introduced by Lenovo about two years later in 2020. It comes with up to a octa-core Intel Core i9-10980HK with a boost clock speed up to 5.30 GHz. It has a dedicated GPU option up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 with 6GB GDDR6 with Max-Q.

The MacBook Pro 15” (2018) has a 15.4-inch display which is quite similar size to the 15.6-inch Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020). In addition, The MacBook Pro 15” (2018) weighs 4.02 lbs. about 1% lighter than the 4.1 lbs. Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020). Moreover, measured at 13.75” x 9.48” x 0.61”, the MacBook Pro 15” (2018) is considerably more portable than the Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020) at 14.01” x 9.84” x 0.7”.

Moving over to upgradability, Apple claims that the MacBook Pro 15” (2018) supports up to 32GB 2400 MHz DDR4 memory.

For Lenovo Legion Slim 7i (15”, Intel, 2020), it supports up to 32GB 3200 MHz DDR4 memory. Like MacBook Pro 15” (2018), it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Luckily, it has two M.2 slots that users can easily swap or add an extra SSD to get extra space when needed.

Here are some notable new features we found on the MacBook Pro 15” (2018).

  • 6-core Intel Core i7 and Core i9 processors up to 2.9 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.8 GHz
  • Up to 32GB of DDR4 memory
  • Powerful Radeon Pro discrete graphics with 4GB of video memory in every configuration
  • Up to 4TB of SSD storage2
  • True Tone display technology
  • Apple T2 Chip
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID