2016 MacBook Pro 15 vs Dell XPS: Key Differences Highlighted

By Ribhu . / 2017.04.20

Apple took as much time as necessary redesigning the expert variant of their top of the line machines. But when the 2016 MacBook Pro 15 was finally launched, Mac aficionados were not in complete agreement. While it is more improved than its antecedent with AMD Radeon Pro, it had hardware changes that made even the staunchest Pro users shake their heads. 

At that point, the 2017 Dell XPS 15 went along and was instantly branded as the Mac gadget for PC users. It is a somewhat a greater variant of the 13-inch PC which was released to great reviews, but it stands tall, particularly with the Nvidia GTX 1050. 

There are numerous likenesses and differences between the two. Let's have a look.

Both the 2016 MacBook Pro 15 and the 2017 Dell XPS 15 gloat wide screens. At 15-inches, they are both substantial, but they likewise try to be thin regardless of their great size. They are the same in that regard, but they do have their differences in different spots. 

For one, the 2016 MacBook Pro 15 ran with an aluminum design for the entire body. It separates the gadget and effortlessly shouts "Mac" - in its signature way. The keyboard comes with a backlight and is a refreshed adaptation found on the 12-inch MacBook. 

The Touch Bar is the highlight of the new MacBook's design, as indicated by Digital Trends. It changes in accordance with the application in use and can be customized effortlessly. For instance, in Messages, the Touch Bar shows autocorrect proposals as a user types knows which emoji that user loves best. On top of that, this expansion to the Pro is proficient and useful. 

In the meantime, the 2017 Dell XPS 15 has an aluminum top and carbon fiber wrist rest and keyboard. It has a metal base which like the other XPS laptops. Its keyboard plate also has a backlight, similar to its adversary, and it accompanies a Microsoft Precision Touchpad. 

The AMD Radeon Pro that comes with the 2016 MacBook Pro 15 is appropriate to its design. However, some users are disappointed with Apple's choice of GPU. The Radeon Pro and the Intel i7 sixth gen Skylake don't cut it for them, as per a Forbes. Still, it has a quad-core Intel pressed inside that raises its performance rating a bit. Also, it has a long battery life that comes as a relief.

Then again, a few analysts commend the decision of Nvidia GTX 1050 for the 2017 Dell XPS 15. As the GPU has a place with the chipmaker's 10 series, it has a significant hop in execution. It effectively outflanks its adversary's decision of GPU. And together with the Intel i7 seventh gen Kaby Lake processor, the laptop is flash. 

Despite the fact that the Dell XPS 15 has Nvidia GTX 1050 inside it, one of the most recent processors from the chipmaker, it only costs around $2,070, as per Ars Technica. 

The 2016 MacBook Pro 15 with the AMD Radeon Pro is a good deal, but with a high cost starting at $2,400 and will undoubtedly go up with different retailers. 

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