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Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB review: specs and price

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB better than the average?

  • RAM
    16GBvs7.63GB
  • Resolution
    2560 x 1600pxvs1697800.27px
  • Pixel density
    227ppivs142.04ppi
  • Weight
    1.58kgvs2.1kg
  • RAM speed
    2133MHzvs1703.15MHz
  • longer battery life
    12hvs7.29h
  • CPU speed
    2 x 3.1GHzvs5.91GHz
  • Maximum memory size
    16GBvs14.17GB

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.58kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

14.9mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

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

4.volume

962.4cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

5.height

212.4mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

6.width

304.1mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

Display

1.resolution

2560 x 1600px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

227ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

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 an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

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

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

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.

6.has an IPS screen
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

Performance

1.RAM

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2133MHz

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

Best

Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

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.

4.CPU speed

2 x 3.1GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

256GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

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

12

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

0

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 (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

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

3.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.RJ45 ports

0

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

Best

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

2

5.Bluetooth version

4

Best

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

5

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

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.

Battery

1. longer battery life

12h

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 sleep-and-charge USB ports
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

For example

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i5 8250U 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 128GB SSD

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

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

2.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

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

3.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

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

Best

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

8MP

5.number of microphones

3

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 16GB / 256GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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