87points

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD

65points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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75 facts in comparison

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD vs Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
87
points
Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
65
points
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Why is Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB?

  • 13.78% higher resolution
    ?

    3072 x 1920pxvs2880 x 1800px
  • 40g lighter
    2kgvs2040g
  • 1066MHz higher ram speed
    ?

    2666MHzvs1600MHz
  • 2h longer battery life
    ?

    11hvs9h
  • 2.73% higher pixel density
    226ppivs220ppi
  • 1.8mm thinner
    16.2mmvs18mm
  • 3.9% bigger screen size
    ?

    16"vs15.4"
  • 2.09x faster CPU speed
    8 x 2.3GHzvs4 x 2.2GHz

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD?

  • 24GB more internal storage
    1024GBvs1000GB
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
    ?
  • Has a HDMI output
    ?
  • Has an external memory slot
    ?
  • Uses a fanless design
    ?
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.weight
?

Best

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

249.5g

2kg

2.04kg

2.Has a backlit keyboard
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
3.thickness
?

Best

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

6.9mm

16.2mm

18mm

4.Uses a fanless design
?

By using power-efficient components that don't produce large amounts of heat, it's possible to create a device with no cooling fans. This results in a much quieter (or even silent) operation.

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
6.Has a flip and fold design
?

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

For example

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2018) 14" FHD IPS Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Display

1.resolution
?

The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i7-1065G7 1.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD

3840 x 2160px

3072 x 1920px

2880 x 1800px

2.pixel density
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

540ppi

226ppi

220ppi

3.has a anti-reflection coating
?

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
4.screen size
?

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience. Show more

Best

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

16"

15.4"

5.has a touch screen
?

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

For example

Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i7-1065G7 1.3GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
6.has an LED-backlit display
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Performance

1.RAM speed
?

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i7-1065G7 1.3GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

3733MHz

2666MHz

1600MHz

2.CPU speed
?

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

8 x 2.3GHz (Intel Core i9-9880H)

4 x 2.2GHz

3.Uses flash storage
?

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.

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
4.RAM
?

Best

Asus ROG Mothership GZ700 UHD 17" Intel Core i9-9980HK 2.4GHz / 64GB RAM / 1.5TB SSD

64GB

16GB

16GB

5.internal storage
?

Best

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

4000GB

1000GB

1024GB

6.Supports 64-bit
?

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 apps.

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD (Intel Core i9-9880H)
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Connectivity

1.USB ports
?

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus ROG Mothership GZ700 UHD 17" Intel Core i9-9980HK 2.4GHz / 64GB RAM / 1.5TB SSD

6

4

2

2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
3.Has USB Type-C
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
4.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
5.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming. Show more

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Battery

1.Battery life
?

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

Lenovo Yoga C630 13.3" Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 / 4GB RAM / 128GB SSD

25h

11h

9h

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
?

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

For example

Lenovo Yoga S940 14" Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
?

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Features

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
3.has a front camera
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
4.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Huawei MateBook X Pro 13.9" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 512GB SSD

4

3

2

5.Has a stylus
?

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

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2018) 14" FHD IPS Intel Core i5-8250U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
6.Has a fingerprint scanner
?

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user. Show more

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

Miscellaneous

1.Has FMA4
?

FMA4 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad 330 15.6” AMD E2-9000 1.8GHz / 4GB RAM / 500GB HDD

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD (Intel Core i9-9880H)
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
2.Supports ECC memory
?

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

For example

Google Pixelbook Go 13.3" Intel Core i5-8200Y 1.3GHz / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD (Intel Core i9-9880H)
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
3.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
?

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD (Intel Core i9-9880H)
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
4.Has F16C
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD (Intel Core i9-9880H)
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
5.Has MMX
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD (Intel Core i9-9880H)
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB
6.Has AVX
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro 16" Intel Core i9 2.3GHz / 16GB RAM / 1TB SSD (Intel Core i9-9880H)
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" Intel Core i7 2.2Ghz / 16GB / 1TB

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