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Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar - Space Grey Core i7 16GB 512GB SSD 15.4"

alaTest has collected and analyzed 32 reviews of Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar - Space Grey Core i7 16GB 512GB SSD 15.4". The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the size and performance. The screen and keyboard also get good feedback, but there are some mixed comments about the durability.

keyboard, screen, performance, size

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar - Space Grey Core i7 16GB 512GB SSD 15.4" is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by (which.co.uk)

Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar review

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Something of a head-turner at launch thanks to its new touch bar, the 2016 model of the Apple MacBook Pro has since been surpassed by the later 2017 version. However, could it still be worth picking up if you can find it at a reduced price? Read our...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by : Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar

 

Apple introduces 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro : Apple has proudly unveiled the thinnest and lightest MacBook Pro ever, along with a breakthrough interface that replaces the traditional row of function keys with a brilliant, Retina-quality...

The 13-inch MacBook Pro starts at $1,499 (US), features a 2.0 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost speeds up to 3.1 GHz, 8GB of memory and 256GB of flash storage, and ships today. The 13-inch MacBook Pro with the revolutionary Touch...

Oct, 2016

Expert review by : Kenny Yeo (hardwarezone.com)

Apple 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar review: Only if you've deep pockets

 

Is the new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar a worthy notebook for professional content creators? Let's take a look at its performance to find out.

On the flip side, the new 15-inch MacBook Pro is a really well-built machine and it is also one of the more portable 15-inch notebooks around. In addition, general computing performance is really good, the new Touch Bar can be useful, and I really like...

Dec, 2016

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Awesome, worth the money

 

have been using for last couple of weeks, love it. Very fast and efficient, love the Touch ID and the touch bar. Overall love it.

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (argos.co.uk)

Do not buy

 

Don't buy because the product is not the spec of the machine in the discription. In the discription they offer a 2.9 Ghz processor which has 8 meg of cache and a Radion 560 which has 4 gig of memory. What you actually get is a 2.8 Ghz processor which...

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Great update

 

Bought as replacement for my old 2012 MacBook Pro and this is a fantastic upgrade. Only gripe is you can't lock the touch bar in F key mode as not all programs support it (yet).

Sep, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

Simply Superb

 

I bought this item to replace and update a previous MacBook Pro. There has been a complete redesign making this modal slightly smaller and lighter. I am still exploring the updated improvements but all are as expected when buying an Apple product....

Aug, 2017

Consumer review (very.co.uk)

MacBook Pro

 

This works extremely well with my other top of the range Apple products. It is worth every penny. I use it for my photography and run three of the well known photography suites & it handles them and more with complete ease. I'm sure there is a lot more...

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

Great Apple laptop

 

This laptop is pricey but it is great investment. Windows laptops can not compare to Apple.

Jun, 2017

Consumer review (johnlewis.com)

A great product and an efficient service.

 

This Apple laptop is a delight to use. It is very compact and light yet fully featured. The display is excellent and the keyboard is sensitive and very comfortable to work on. The touch pad works well and has some useful features when you spend time to...

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:2 / 3
Number of microphones:2 / 3

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):76
Battery life (max):10
Battery technology:Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePo4) / Lithium Polymer (LiPo)
Standby time:30

Camera

Front Camera:Y

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y
EPEAT compliance:Gold
Wi-Fi certified:Y

Design

Colour of product:Silver
Form factor:Clamshell / Convertible (Detachable)
Product Type:Chromebook / Notebook

Display

3D:N
Display brightness:500
Display diagonal:39.1
Display Resolution:2880 x 1800
LED Backlight:Y
Panel Type:IPS
Touchscreen:N

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2 / 4
Discrete graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon Pro 450 / AMD Radeon Pro 460
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter model:AMD Radeon HD 6530D / Intel® HD Graphics 530

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit:Y
Keyboard language:UK English / US English
Keyboard number of keys:64 / 65
Numeric keypad:N
Pointing device:Touchpad
Touch Bar:Y

Memory

Internal Memory:16
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM / LPDDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16
Memory clock speed:2133
Memory form factor:On-board / On-board + SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):2 x 8
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.2
Ethernet LAN:N
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Operational conditions

Non-operating altitude:0 - 4500
Operating altitude:0 - 3000
Operating relative humidity (H-H):0 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):10 - 35
Storage temperature (T-T):-25 - 45

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB Type-C

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB Type-C

Performance

Ambient light sensor:Y

Ports & interfaces

Docking connector:N
DVI port:N
Headphone outputs:1
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:4

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter power:87

Processor

Processor boost frequency:3.5 / 3.8
Processor cache:6 / 8
Processor cache type:L3
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i7-xxx
Processor frequency:2.6 / 2.9

Security

Fingerprint Reader:Y

Software

Bundled software:iMovie\nGarageBand\niBooks\nSafari\nFaceTime\nTime Machine\nPhoto Booth\niTunes\nGame Center
Operating system installed:macOS Sierra

Storage

Card reader integrated:N
Flash drive interface:PCI Express
Flash memory:1000 / 2000 / 256 / 512
Storage Media:Flash
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 2000 / 256 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:240.7
Height :15.5
Weight:1.83
Width:349.3