72points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"

62points

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

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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" vs Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB
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62
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15" better than Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB?

  • Has an LED-backlit display
  • Has an external memory slot
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Uses a fanless design
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • Has a HDMI output

Why is Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"?

  • 790g lighter
    1.25kgvs2040g
  • 5.5h longer battery life
    14.5hvs9h
  • 3.6mm thinner
    14.4mmvs18mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • 16.67x more megapixels (front camera)
    5MPvs0.3MP
  • Has an accelerometer
  • 37.99% less body volume
    989.94cm³vs1596.3154199999997cm³
  • 23.9mm shorter
    223.2mmvs247.1mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

2.04kg

1.25kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

18mm

14.4mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

Through the use of power-efficient components that do not produce large amounts of heat, a device can be made that doesn’t use cooling fans. This results in a much quieter, or even silent, device.

5.volume

1596.32cm³

989.94cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Display

1.resolution

2880 x 1800px

2256 x 1504px

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

220ppi

201ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.4"

13.5"

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

Best

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

18.4"

4.has a touch screen
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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.

Performance

1.RAM

16GB

16GB

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

64GB

2.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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.CPU speed

4 x 2.2GHz

2 x 2.5GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

4.internal storage

1000GB

512GB

Best

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

4000GB

5.has an external memory slot
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
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
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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.

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.

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

6

2.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

3.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.USB ports

2

1

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

Best

Asus ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD + 1TB SSHD

5

6.Bluetooth version

4

4

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5

Battery

1. longer battery life

9h

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.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
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.

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
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) 15"
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
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
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

Best

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

8MP

5.Has an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 15"
Microsoft Surface Laptop 13.5" Intel Core i7-7660U / 16GB / 512GB

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

For example

Acer Aspire 5 17.3" Intel Core i3-6006U 2GHz / 8GB / 1TB HDD

6.number of microphones

2

2

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

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