#MacBookPro #Apple – MacBook Pro 2016 vs. MacBook Pro 2015 price, specs and features: Should you upgrade? : Apple recently unveiled its new MacBook Pro 2016 line of laptops and fans are naturally asking if they should upgrade from their MacBook Pro 2015 to the latest model?
This question can be answered only by looking at the specs, features and price of MacBook Pro 2016 vis-a-vis the previous model. The new laptop comes with some interesting new features, like the addition of the OLED touch panel, capable of adjusting its layout depending on the app currently used.
There’s also new sixth-generation Skylake processor from Intel, Touch ID and a faster log-in procedure. New MacBooks also boast of better battery life as well as new USB Type-C connectors. Apple has also introduced a thinner and lighter body but the screen remains more or less the same. However, it offers 67 percent more brightness.
The starting model of MacBook Pro 2016 features a 13-inch display, 2.0 GHz Core i5 CPU with an Intel Iris Graphics 540 GPU, 256 GB SSD, and 8 gigs of RAM. You can add 8 more GB of RAM, but the base model doesn’t have Touch Bar and Touch ID.
The second variant also features a 13-inch display, along with a faster 2.9 GHz dual-core i5 CPU and Iris Graphics 540 GPU. You get a Touch Bar and Touch ID but have to pay more. The 15-inch model offers few different hardware choices, with Touch Bar offered as a standard feature.