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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" vs Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID: 52 facts in comparison

1. Has a backlit keyboard

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
56% have it

3. pixel density

3.08% higher pixel density.

4. RAM speed

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

5. 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.

6. 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) 15"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID

7. CPU threads

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

8. resolution

26.56% higher resolution.
2560 x 1600px

11. total clock speed

33.33% faster CPU clock speed.

13. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
99% have it

14. 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) 15"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
5% have it

15. 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) 15"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
2% have it

16. 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) 15"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
5% have it

17. semiconductor size

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

18. 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.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
11% have it

19. Has a detachable keyboard

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID
5% have it

20. front camera megapixels

0% more megapixels (front camera).

21. volume

1.66x less body volume.

22. has a front camera

A front camera can be used for video chats / self portraits.
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID

24. 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.

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