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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"

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Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" vs Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" better than Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has an external memory slot
  • 4.2mm shorter
    219mmvs223.2mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
  • Has a HDMI output

Why is Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"?

  • 8GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs8GB
  • 2.5h longer battery life
    14.5hvs12h
  • 330g lighter
    1.25kgvs1580g
  • 1.5% bigger screen size
    13.5"vs13.3"
  • 3.6mm thinner
    14.4mmvs18mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • 16.67x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs0.3MP
  • 20.03% less body volume
    989.94cm³vs1237.788cm³

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Design

1.weight

1.58kg

1.25kg

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

3.thickness

18mm

14.4mm

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4.height

219mm

223.2mm

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5.volume

1237.79cm³

989.94cm³

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6.width

314mm

308mm

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17mm

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Display

1.pixel density

227ppi

201ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

2560 x 1600px

2256 x 1504px

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3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
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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.

4.screen size

13.3"

13.5"

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

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5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
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Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

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2.Uses flash storage
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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.

3.internal storage

1000GB

512GB

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4.CPU speed

2 x 2.9GHz

2 x 2.5GHz

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5.has an external memory slot
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

6.Supports 64-bit
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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 applications.

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

1

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.

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2.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has Bluetooth
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Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

4.USB ports

2

1

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

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5.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

For example

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6.Bluetooth version

4

4

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5

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Battery

1. longer battery life

12h

14.5h

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.

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2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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.

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
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Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

2.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

3.has stereo speakers
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

4.front camera megapixels

0.3MP

5MP

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5.number of microphones

2

2

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

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6.has a gyroscope
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Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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