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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB: 50 facts in comparison

2. 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 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
56% have it

3. pixel density

3.18% higher pixel density.

4. 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.

5. 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 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

6. RAM speed

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

7. resolution

20.99% higher resolution.
2880 x 1800px

10. 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 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
2% have it

11. total clock speed

7.41% faster CPU clock speed.

14. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
99% have it

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 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
5% have it

16. semiconductor size

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

17. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB

18. volume

28.62% less body volume.

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 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
5% have it

21. 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.

22. number of microphones

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

23. maximum operating temperature

The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.

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 a VGA connector

VGA connector is a widespread connector and is found on many video cards, computer monitors, and some television sets.
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Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 15" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.7GHz / 16GB / 512GB
39% have it

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