Compare Apple Retina MacBook Pro 13-inch 2015 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 (i5/4GB/128GB)

 
Apple Retina MacBook Pro 13-inch 2015
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Spec Score 
100 / 100
82 / 100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
78VFM Score
73VFM Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
13.3 inch 12.3 inch   
Screen Resolution
2560 x 1600 pixels 2736 x 1824 pixels   
Display Type
- -   
Screen Details
LED-backlit Display with IPS Technology 3:2 PixelSense 10 point multi-touch display   
Touchscreen
No Yes   
Webcam MP
- 5MP   
2 in 1 Laptop (Convertible)
No -   
Webcam
Yes, 0.9 MP Yes, 5 MP Front Camera, 8 MP Rear Camera   
Video Recording
- -   
Secondary Camera
- -   
Processor     
Processor Brand
Intel Intel   
Chipset
- -   
Processor
Intel Core i5 (5th Gen) Intel Core i5 (7th Gen)   
Processor Model
5257U 7300U   
Processor Clock Speed
2.7GHz -   
Processor Details
Turbo Boost up to 3.1GHz -   
Cache
3MB shared L3 cache -   
Memory     
RAM
8GB 4GB   
RAM Expandable Upto
- -   
RAM Type
DDR3L DDR3   
Memory Slots
- -   
RAM Frequency
1866MHz 1866MHz   
Storage     
Storage Type
SSD SSD   
Storage Capacity
128GB 128GB   
Secondary Storage Capacity
- -   
Hard Drive RPM
- -   
Storage Interface
PCIe -   
General Specs     
Weight
1.58 kg 0.784 kg   
Dimensions (mm)
12.35 x 8.62 x 0.70 11.50 x 7.9 x 0.33   
Colour
Silver -   
Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Type
International, Carry in -   
Warranty Details
AppleCare 2 Year Extended Warranty at extra cost -   
Sales Package
- -   
Lockport
- -   
Ports and Slots     
USB 2.0
No -   
USB 3.0
Yes, 2 Yes   
USB 3.1
No -   
HDMI
Yes, 1 -   
VGA
No -   
Mini DisplayPort
Yes, 2 Yes   
RJ45 LAN (Ethernet)
No -   
Media Card Support
SDXC -   
Optical Drive
No -   
USB Type C
No -   
Micro USB
No -   
Graphics     
Graphics Processor
Intel Iris Graphics 6100 Intel HD Graphics 620   
Dedicated Graphics Memory
- -   
Graphics Memory Type
- -   
Audio     
Input
Headphone + Microphone Combo Jack Headphone + Microphone Combo Jack   
Speakers
Stereo Speakers 1.6W Stereo speakers with Dolby Audio Premium   
Technologies
- -   
Wireless Connectivity     
Bluetooth
Yes, v4.0 Yes, 4.1   
WiFi
Yes, IEEE 802.11ac Yes, Wi-Fi: 802.11ac   
SIM Card Slot
No -   
Power     
Battery Capacity
74.9WHr Lithium Polymer Battery -   
Adapter
60W MagSafe 2 Power Adapter with cable management system; MagSafe 2 power port -   
Removable Battery
No -   
Battery Life (Upto)
10 hours 13.5 hours   
Battery Cell
- -   
Battery Type
- -   
Input     
Pointer Input
Trackpad Trackpad   
Keyboard
Backlit, QWERTY QWERTY   
Fingerprint Scanner
No -   
Platform     
Operating System
Mac OS X Windows   
OS Version
Mac OS X El Capitan Windows 10   

Apple Retina MacBook Pro 13-inch 2015 vs Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 (i5/4GB/128GB) Specs

Specs
Apple Retina MacBook Pro 13-inch 2015Microsoft Surface Pro 2017 (i5/4GB/128GB)  
Screen Size 13.3 inch12.3 inch  
Processor Intel Core i5 (5th Gen)Intel Core i5 (7th Gen)  
RAM 8GB4GB  
Storage Capacity 128GB128GB  

Apple Retina MacBook Pro 13-inch 2015 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Premium and sturdy aluminum build, considerably light at 1.58kg
  • Beautiful 2560 x 1600 pixel Retina display, loud speakers
  • Fast performance thanks to chipset, SSD & 8GB of RAM. Long battery life
  • Large, gesture friendly, pressure sensitive Force Touch trackpad
  • Ample ports including HDMI, USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt
The Bad
  • Only 128GB storage & no dedicated graphics, considering it's a 'Pro' machine
  • Expensive after sales service, warranty upgradation and accessories
  • Aluminum prone to heating upon heavy usage, scratches are more apparent
  • Dust collects easily under the exhaust right below the display, hard to clean
  • No legacy connectors like an RJ-45 LAN or an optical drive
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