Product Comparison: Dell XPS 15 vs Apple MacBook Pro


General Specifications
Brand
Dell
Apple
Model
XPS 15 (9560)
MacBook Pro (MPTT2LL/A)
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The world’s smallest 15.6-inch performance laptop packs powerhouse performance and a stunning InfinityEdge display — all in our most powerful XPS laptop. Featuring the latest Intel® processors.
MacBook Pro elevates the notebook to a whole new level of performance and portability. Wherever your ideas take you, you’ll get there faster than ever with cutting-edge graphics, high-performance processors, whip-smart storage, and more. With seventh-generation Intel Core processors, MacBook Pro delivers amazing performance so you can move fast — even when powering through pro-level processing jobs like rendering 3D models and encoding video. At the same time, it can conserve energy when taking on lighter tasks, like browsing the web and checking email. And 10-bit HEVC hardware acceleration comes standard on MacBook Pro, which will let you take even more advantage of the boosts in 4K video compression and streaming performance coming in macOS High Sierra.
Key Specs
Screen Size
15.6 in.
15.4 in.
Operating System
Windows 10 Home 64
macOS High Sierra
Processor Speed
2.8 GHz
2.9 GHz
System Memory (RAM)
8 GB
16 GB
Storage Capacity
256 GB
512 GB
Battery Life
19.5 hours
10 hours

Dell XPS 15

Apple MacBook Pro

Dell XPS 15

Apple MacBook Pro

Dell XPS 15

Apple MacBook Pro

Dell XPS 15

Apple MacBook Pro

Dell XPS 15

Apple MacBook Pro

Size & Weight
Height
0.45 in.
0.61 in.
Width
14.06 in.
13.75 in.
Depth
9.27 in.
9.48 in.
Weight
4 lbs.
4.02 lbs.

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Apple MacBook Pro

Dell XPS 15

Apple MacBook Pro

Dell XPS 15

Apple MacBook Pro

Dell XPS 15

Apple MacBook Pro

Processor
Processor Model
Intel Core i7-7700HQ
Intel Core i7-7820HQ
Number of Cores
4
4
Graphics
Intel® HD Graphics 630
Intel® HD Graphics 630

Dell XPS 15

Apple MacBook Pro

Memory
Type of Memory (RAM)
DDR4
LPDDR3
Type of Storage
SSD
SSD
Card Reader
Yes
No
Features
Display Type
InfinityEdge, Non-touch
Retina IPS display with LED backlighting
Screen Resolution
1920x1080
2880 x 1800
Discrete Graphics
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
Radeon Pro 560
Discrete Graphics Memory
4 GB
4 GB
Extras
CinemaColor, CinemaStream, CinemaSound, Fingerprint reader, Backlit Keyboard, Leading-edge connectivity, Advanced docking
Touch Bar with integrated Touch ID sensor, Ambient light sensor, 720p FaceTime HD Camera, Impressive all-day battery life

Dell XPS 15

Apple MacBook Pro

Connectivity
Bluetooth
Yes
Yes
Network
Up to 40 Gbps (thunderbolt), Wi-Fi 802.11ac
WI-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, Up to 20 Gbps (thunderbolt)
Number of USB Ports
2
USB Type C
No
Yes
Other Ports
HDMI, Thunderbolt 3, Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack
4x Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C), Headphone/Microphone 3.5mm jack
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
ENERGY STAR, CE
CE
Other Information
MSRP
1549.99 $
2799.00 $


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