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.
 
77Value For Money
71Value For Money
  
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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