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As Apple fans, some people cannot wait for Apple Macbook Pro generations. After focusing on upgrading its MacBook Air, finally, Apple upgrades its MacBook Pro series to satisfy its users. One of them is Apple MacBook Pro 15. Equipped with the latest technology, the MacBook Pro is ready to compete in the market.
First introduced in January 2006, MacBook Pro is the high-end model of the MacBook family. It evolves from time to time and the latest was 4th generation MacBook Pro which is released on October 2016. This generation swaps all data ports with USB-C port that has a higher data transfer rate than the regular data port. In 2019, the upgrade finally comes for one of the Apple Macbook Pro generations (4th generation) which is MacBook Pro 15. Here is the review of it.
The Pros: User Experience Improved
Good Typing Experience
Apple has been well known for their innovative ideas of a product. One of them is the butterfly mechanism keyboard. In this upgrade for Apple Macbook Pro generations, MacBook Pro 15 gets its third-generation butterfly keyboard. Apple swaps out the material of the plastic membrane under the keycap. It brings a faster and more comfortable typing experience for the users.
MacBook Pro 15 offers 16:10 displays. The extra vertical space provides a wider view of your work. It can increase your productivity with only a simple 15-inch laptop. With its 2080 x 1800 pixels resolution, a sharp display is guaranteed to improve your experience in using it. The color error is very low and really stands out among other competitor laptops.
Good Audio Quality
The speakers on this laptop also create a loud and clear sound. With the stereo and up-facing design, your experience in listening to music or watching a movie will be more pleasant. Any tiniest thump of bass even covered with the speakers. No other laptop can match this quality even the slightest. MacBook Pro 15 really stands out with its audio quality.
The Cons: Not that Powerful
Even though the user experience is improved, the specs do not really get an outstanding upgrade. One of them is its GPU. With AMD Radeon Vega 20 implemented, it cannot give you super-smooth experience in high-resolution gaming. If you have a lot of work in 3D and gaming, the GPU will not help you much. The temperature will also be a new problem if you force to do it.
Short Battery Life
Additionally, the cons towards this laptop deals with its battery. The battery life is, unfortunately, not great. Compared to its competitor, this Apple Macbook Pro generations falls behind. With the Basemark benchmark, the MacBook pro only lasted less than two hours. The video playback test shows that the battery can last for ten hours. Although these are not horrible results, the competitor can last for fourteen and a half hours in a video loop. Apple really has to catch up on this matter if they want to stay competitive.
Apple Macbook Pro generations are the highest model in the Apple MacBook series. High expectation is expected and Apple must deliver it. Even with its superior user experience improvement, Apple falls behind its competitors in terms of specs and performance. Nevertheless, it is still a great product for all Apple fans around the world. What about you? Can Apple Macbook Pro generations satisfy your needs?