MacBook Pro 2016 vs Microsoft Surface Book: Which laptop you should go for?

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#MacBookPro #SurfaceBookMacBook Pro 2016 vs Microsoft Surface Book: Which laptop you should go for? : Apple released the much-awaited Apple MacBook Pro in both 13-inch and 15-inch variants with a Touch Bar. In fact, the Cupertino-based tech giant has released four models – two for each display.

Microsoft also released the much-anticipated Surface Book with a new hinge design. In this article, we will compare the specifications of both Apple MacBook Pro and Microsoft Surface Book.

MacBook Pro vs Surface Book: Display

Apple MacBook Pro features a 15.4-inch LED IPS display with a resolution of 2880 x 1800 pixels at a pixel density of 220PPI. Moreover, the display offers a brightness level of 500nits and P3 wide color gamut. The touch bar enables you to instantly access all the required tools by working with a strip of glass built into the keyboard.

Microsoft Surface Book is equipped with a 13.5-inch PixelSense display with a resolution of 3000 x 2000 pixels at a pixel density of 367PPI. The 10 point multi-touch display will offer a contrast ratio of 1700:1.

MacBook Pro vs Surface Book: Performance

The MacBook Pro costing $2399 features an Intel Core i7 processor with a clock speed of 2.6GHz, 256GB SSD storage and 16GB of internal storage. However, the MacBook Pro with a retail price of $2799 is equipped with an Intel Core i7 processor with a clock speed of 2.7GHz, 512GB SSD storage and 16GB of internal storage.

Microsoft Surface Pro will ship with 6th Generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processors, 8GB/16GB RAM and internal storage of128GB, 256GB, 512GB, or 1TB capacities.

MacBook Pro vs Surface Book: Graphics

Apple MacBook Pro featured Radeon Pro 450 with 2GB of GDDR5 memory alongside the default Intel HD Graphics 530. In the case of the higher 512GB storage mode, you will be able to work with Radeon Pro 455 with 2GB of GDDR5 memory paired with default graphics.

Microsoft Surface Book features NVIDIA GeForce dGPU with 1GB GDDR5 memory. Moreover, if you extend the Book via the performance base, you can work with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M 2GB graphics.