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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB: 50 facts in comparison

2. pixel density

0% higher pixel density.

3. Has a backlit keyboard

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
56% have it

5. resolution

0% higher resolution.
2560 x 1600px

6. longer 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.

7. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

8. RAM speed

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

9. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

11. 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 (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
2% have it

12. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

13. USB 3.0 ports

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

15. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
5% have it

16. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
99% have it

17. front camera megapixels

0% more megapixels (front camera).

18. semiconductor size

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

19. every pixel has three subpixels

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
5% have it

20. volume

28.62% less body volume.

21. total clock speed

12.9% faster CPU clock speed.

24. Thunderbolt ports

Thunderbolt is a connection that allows you to attach external peripherals to a computer, and can carry both data and display signals. Using a single port you can connect up to six devices through a hub or daisy chain configuration.

25. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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 (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.7Ghz / 8GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
99% have it

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