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

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

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

Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD better than the average?

  • More RAM memory
    32GBvs7.66GB
  • Higher resolution
    2880 x 1800pxvs1706458.2px
  • Higher pixel density
    220ppivs142.6ppi
  • Lighter
    1.83kgvs2.1kg
  • Higher ram speed
    ?

    2400MHzvs1729.69MHz
  • Longer battery life
    ?

    10hvs7.35h
  • Thinner
    15.5mmvs23.59mm
  • More internal storage
    4000GBvs528.9GB

laptop comparison

Design

1.lighter
?

Best

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

249.5g

1.83kg

2.thinner
?

Best

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

6.9mm

15.5mm

3.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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
4.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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
5.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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
6. less body volume
?

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

1303.19cm³

Display

1. higher 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. higher pixel density
?

Best

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

540ppi

220ppi

3. bigger 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

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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
5.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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
6.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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

Performance

1. higher 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. more RAM memory
?

Best

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

64GB

32GB

3.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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
4. faster CPU speed
?

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

6 x 2.9GHz (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

5. larger maximum memory size
?

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

64GB (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

6. more internal storage
?

Best

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

4000GB

4000GB

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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
2.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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
3. newer Bluetooth version
?

Best

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

5.2

5

4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
5.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 (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
6. more 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. 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.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

Features

1.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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
2.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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
3. more microphone(s)
?

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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB 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 i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD
6.Has S/PDIF Out port
?

S/PDIF is an interface used to transmit digital audio with high fidelity.

For example

Maingear Pulse 17 17.3" Intel Core i7-4700HQ 2.4GHz / 16GB / 1TB HDD + 256GB SSD

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

Miscellaneous

1. more memory channels
?

More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

12.8

2 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

2. newer version of PCI Express (PCIe)
?

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.

Best

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

3

3 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

3.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
?

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.

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

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

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

4.5

4.5 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

5. newer version of DirectX
?

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

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

12

12 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

6.Supports 4K resolution
?

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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

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