The MacBook Pro 2016 may have been one of the most awaited releases of 2016. However, when the laptop was finally unveiled, it became a subject for criticisms for a number of tech experts.
The MacBook Pro 2016 was constantly compared to other brands and it was more or less criticized for its worth. Most of the time, Apple’s laptop is compared to more affordable laptops that have more modern features like a touchscreen and a hybrid body.
Right now, one of MacBook Pro’s competition is the Dell XPS 13 2 In 1. Here’s a quick overview of how these two laptops compare to each other.
MacBook Pro 2016 Overview
The new MacBook Pro comes in three variants and all of which are relatively premium-priced. The 13 inch variant without the Touch Bar is priced at $1499 while the one with the Touch Bar is priced at $1799. The 15-inch variant then comes with a $2399 price tag and it only has a Touch Bar variant.
Know that the new MacBook Pros boast of its Touch Bar and Touch ID features. However, the cheapest version doesn’t have both of these. It does, however, boasts of a 2.0 GHz Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB memory, 256 GB storage and two Thunderbolt 3 ports.
If you intend to enjoy the new Touch Bar and Touch ID features of the new MacBook Pro laptop, you have to spend at least $1799. The 13 inch Touch Bar model comes with a 2.9 GHz Core i5 processor, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB storage and four Thunderbolt 3 ports.
The most expensive MacBook Pro size is the 15-inch model and it comes with a 2.6 GHz Core i7 processor, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB storage and four Thunderbolt 3 ports.
Nevertheless, it’s worth noting that all these laptops’ internals can be bumped up so you can configure them to your liking just as long as you’re willing to pay. Tech Radar says that the ultimate MacBook Pro can reach a price of around $4200. Needless to say, this doesn’t include accessories.