Only SpecsPRO can tell you with no doubts which laptop is better Apple MacBook Pro or Microsoft Surface Book. We have compared Apple MacBook Pro vs Microsoft Surface Book configurations side by side: weight, display, processor, battery and all other specifications.

Microsoft Surface Book vs Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch, 2015

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  • Model

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • Processor / Chipset

  • CPU

  • Max Turbo Speed

  • Number of Cores

  • Cache

  • 64-bit Computing

  • Features

  • Monitor

  • Diagonal Size

  • display

  • Widescreen Display

  • Image Aspect Ratio

  • Monitor Features

  • Type

  • Touchscreen

  • LCD Backlight Technology

  • Resolution

  • TFT Technology

  • RAM

  • Installed Size

  • Memory Speed

  • Configuration Features

  • Technology

  • memory

  • Max Supported Size

  • Operating System / Software

  • OS Provided

  • Type

  • Audio & Video

  • Graphics Processor

  • Integrated Webcam

  • Sound

  • Hard Drive

  • Type

  • Capacity

  • Specific Type

  • Notebook Camera

  • Integrated Webcam

  • Miscellaneous

  • Color

  • Case Material

  • Integrated Options

  • Security

  • Features

  • Color Category

  • System

  • Notebook Type

  • Dimensions & Weight

  • Width

  • Depth

  • Height

  • Physical Characteristics

  • Weight

  • Input

  • Type

  • Localization & Layout

  • Features

  • battery

  • Run Time (Up To)

  • Capacity

  • Communications

  • Wireless Protocol

  • Connections & Expansion

  • Interfaces

  • Memory Card Reader

  • AC Adapter

  • Input

  • Output

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Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch, 2015
  • Processor / Chipset

  • CPU

    Intel Core i5 (6th Gen) 6300U / 2.4 GHz

  • Max Turbo Speed

    3 GHz

  • Number of Cores

    Dual-Core

  • Cache

    3 MB

  • 64-bit Computing

    Yes

  • Features

  • Monitor

  • Diagonal Size

    13.5 in

  • display

  • Widescreen Display

    Yes

  • Image Aspect Ratio

    3:2

  • Monitor Features

    PixelSense

  • Type

    LCD

  • Touchscreen

    yes (10-point multi-touch)

  • LCD Backlight Technology

  • Resolution

  • TFT Technology

  • RAM

  • Installed Size

    8 GB

  • Memory Speed

  • Configuration Features

  • Technology

  • memory

  • Max Supported Size

    8 GB

  • Operating System / Software

  • OS Provided

    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit Edition

  • Type

    Microsoft Office (30 days trial)

  • Audio & Video

  • Graphics Processor

    Intel HD Graphics 520

  • Integrated Webcam

    Yes

  • Sound

    Stereo speakers , two microphones

  • Hard Drive

  • Type

    SSD

  • Capacity

    128 GB

  • Specific Type

  • Notebook Camera

  • Integrated Webcam

    Yes

  • Miscellaneous

  • Color

    silver

  • Case Material

    magnesium alloy

  • Integrated Options

    Ambient light sensor

  • Security

    Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Security Chip , Windows Hello

  • Features

    Accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer

  • Color Category

    silver

  • System

  • Notebook Type

    tablet

  • Dimensions & Weight

  • Width

    12.3 in

  • Depth

    9.1 in

  • Height

    0.9 in

  • Physical Characteristics

  • Weight

    3.34 lbs (1.51 kg, 53.44 oz)

  • Input

  • Type

    Surface Pen, detachable keyboard

  • Localization & Layout

    English - North America

  • Features

  • battery

  • Run Time (Up To)

    12 sec

  • Capacity

  • Communications

  • Wireless Protocol

    802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0

  • Connections & Expansion

  • Interfaces

    2 x USB 3.0
    Mini DisplayPort
    Headphone/microphone combo jack
    SurfaceConnect

  • Memory Card Reader

    Yes ( SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Card )

  • AC Adapter

  • Input

  • Output

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  • Processor / Chipset

  • CPU

    Intel Core i7 (4th Gen) 2.2 GHz

  • Max Turbo Speed

    3.4 GHz

  • Number of Cores

    Quad-Core

  • Cache

    L3 - 6 MB

  • 64-bit Computing

    Yes

  • Features

    Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, integrated memory controller

  • Monitor

  • Diagonal Size

    15.4 in

  • display

  • Widescreen Display

    Yes

  • Image Aspect Ratio

  • Monitor Features

  • Type

    LED

  • Touchscreen

  • LCD Backlight Technology

    LED backlight

  • Resolution

    2880 x 1800

  • TFT Technology

    IPS

  • RAM

  • Installed Size

    16 GB

  • Memory Speed

    1600 MHz

  • Configuration Features

    provided memory is soldered

  • Technology

    DDR3L SDRAM

  • memory

  • Max Supported Size

  • Operating System / Software

  • OS Provided

  • Type

  • Audio & Video

  • Graphics Processor

    Intel Iris Pro Graphics

  • Integrated Webcam

    Yes

  • Sound

    Stereo speakers , two microphones

  • Hard Drive

  • Type

    SSD, flash storage, flash storage, flash storage, flash storage

  • Capacity

    256 GB

  • Specific Type

    flash storage

  • Notebook Camera

  • Integrated Webcam

    Yes

  • Miscellaneous

  • Color

  • Case Material

    aluminum

  • Integrated Options

  • Security

  • Features

  • Color Category

    silver

  • System

  • Notebook Type

    notebook

  • Dimensions & Weight

  • Width

    14.1 in

  • Depth

    9.7 in

  • Height

    0.7 in

  • Physical Characteristics

  • Weight

    4.5 lbs (2.04 kg, 72 oz)

  • Input

  • Type

    Force Touch trackpad, backlit keyboard

  • Localization & Layout

    English

  • Features

    ambient light sensor, multi-touch touchpad

  • battery

  • Run Time (Up To)

    9 sec

  • Capacity

    99.5 Wh

  • Communications

  • Wireless Protocol

    802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0

  • Connections & Expansion

  • Interfaces

    2 x USB 3.0
    2 x Thunderbolt 2
    HDMI
    Headphone output

  • Memory Card Reader

    Yes ( SDXC Card )

  • AC Adapter

  • Input

    AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )

  • Output

    85 Watt

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  • Summary

    The Microsoft Surface Book uses faster processor than the MacBook Pro 15-inch, 2015: Intel Core i5 (6th Gen) 6300U running at 2.4 GHz clock speed versus Intel Core i7 (4th Gen) 2.2 GHz clock speed. This is the most significant difference between these laptops as powerful CPU is the best choice for multitasking.

    The Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch, 2015 is produced with a 256 GB SSD which is larger in compare with 128 GB SSD of the Surface Book.

    The Surface Book weighs 3.34 lbs which is 1.16 lbs less compared to the weight of the Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch, 2015.

    The MacBook Pro 15-inch, 2015 has 4 advantages and the Surface Book only 1 so the MacBook Pro 15-inch, 2015 will become the best buy. Check the list of the best offers on Amazon.