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Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
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Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD review: specs and price

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
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Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD better than the average?

  • RAM
    16GBvs7.65GB
  • Resolution
    2880 x 1800pxvs1.71MP
  • Pixel density
    220ppivs142.76ppi
  • RAM speed
    ?

    2400MHzvs1730.29MHz
  • Weight
    1.83kgvs2.08kg
  • Battery life
    ?

    10hvs7.33h
  • Thickness
    15.5mmvs23.41mm
  • Screen size
    ?

    15.4"vs14.61"

Price comparison

Design

1.weight
?

Best

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

249.5g

1.83kg

2.Has a backlit keyboard
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
3.thickness
?

Best

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

6.9mm

15.5mm

4.volume
?

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

1303.19cm³

5.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.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i3-8145U 2.1GHz / 4GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
6.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. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD

Display

1.resolution
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52S 15.6” UHD Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2880 x 1800px

2.pixel density
?

Best

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

540ppi

220ppi

3.screen size
?

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"

15.4"

4.has a touch screen
?

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book S

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
5.has an LED-backlit display
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
?

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. 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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD

Performance

1.RAM speed
?

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

2400MHz

2.Uses flash storage
?

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.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
3.RAM
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 64GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

16GB

4.CPU speed
?

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

6 x 2.2GHz

5.internal storage
?

Best

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

4000GB

512GB

6.has an external memory slot
?

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.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book S

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
2.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
?

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.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
4.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad S340 15.6” Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
5.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Lenovo ThinkBook 14s 14" Intel Core i5-8265U 1.6GHz / 4GB RAM / 128GB SSD

5.2

5

6.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.

Best

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

4

4

Battery

1.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.

Best

Lenovo Yoga C630 13.3" Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 / 4GB RAM / 128GB SSD

25h

10h

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
3.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.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD

Features

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
2.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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

3

4.has a front camera
?

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
5.Has a fingerprint scanner
?

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD
6.Has a stylus
?

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

For example

Lenovo IdeaPad C340 15.6" Intel Core i7-8565U 1.8GHz / 4GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i7 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512 SSD

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