Only SpecsPRO can tell you with no doubts which laptop is better Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar or Dell XPS 15. We have compared Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar vs Dell XPS 15 configurations side by side: weight, display, processor, battery and all other specifications.

Dell XPS 15 9550 vs Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar 15-inch, 2016

  • Main

  • Model

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • Processor / Chipset

  • CPU

  • Max Turbo Speed

  • Number of Cores

  • Cache

  • 64-bit Computing

  • Features

  • Chipset Type

  • Monitor

  • Diagonal Size

  • display

  • Widescreen Display

  • Image Aspect Ratio

  • Monitor Features

  • Type

  • Touchscreen

  • Display Resolution Abbreviation

  • LCD Backlight Technology

  • Resolution

  • TFT Technology

  • RAM

  • Memory Speed

  • Memory Specification Compliance

  • Configuration Features

  • Technology

  • Installed Size

  • memory

  • Max Supported Size

  • Form Factor

  • Slots Qty

  • Empty Slots

  • Operating System / Software

  • OS Provided

  • Type

  • Audio & Video

  • Graphics Processor

  • Integrated Webcam

  • Sound

  • Audio Codec

  • Features

  • Multi-GPU Configuration

  • Hard Drive

  • Type

  • Capacity

  • SSD Form Factor

  • Hard Drive Features

  • Specific Type

  • Notebook Camera

  • Integrated Webcam

  • Miscellaneous

  • Color

  • Features

  • Included Accessories

  • Case Material

  • System

  • Notebook Type

  • Dimensions & Weight

  • Width

  • Depth

  • Height

  • Physical Characteristics

  • Weight

  • Input

  • Type

  • Features

  • Localization & Layout

  • Input Device

  • Backlight

  • battery

  • Capacity

  • Cells

  • Technology

  • Run Time (Up To)

  • Communications

  • Wireless Protocol

  • Wireless Controller

  • Wired Protocol

  • Features

  • Connections & Expansion

  • Interfaces

  • Memory Card Reader

  • AC Adapter

  • Input

  • Output

  • Videos

Dell XPS 15 9550
  • Main

  • Model

    Dell XPS 15 9550

  • Price

    $1,799.99

  • Advantages

  • DISPLAY Display Resolution Abbreviation: Ultra HD 4K

    RAM Technology: DDR4 SDRAM

    RAM Installed Size: 32 GB

    AUDIO & VIDEO Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M - 2 GB GDDR5 SDRAM

    HARD DRIVE Capacity: 1 TB

    BATTERY Capacity: 84 Wh

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  • Processor / Chipset

  • CPU

    Intel Core i7 (6th Gen) 6700HQ / 2.6 GHz

  • Max Turbo Speed

    3.5 GHz

  • Number of Cores

    Quad-Core

  • Cache

    6 MB

  • 64-bit Computing

    Yes

  • Features

    Hyper-Threading Technology, Intel Smart Cache, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0

  • Chipset Type

  • Monitor

  • Diagonal Size

    15.6 in

  • display

  • Widescreen Display

    Yes

  • Image Aspect Ratio

    16:9

  • Monitor Features

    Infinity Edge display

  • Type

    LCD

  • Touchscreen

    yes

  • Display Resolution Abbreviation

    Ultra HD 4K

  • LCD Backlight Technology

  • Resolution

  • TFT Technology

  • RAM

  • Memory Speed

    2133 MHz

  • Memory Specification Compliance

    PC4-17000

  • Configuration Features

    2 x 16 GB

  • Technology

    DDR4 SDRAM

  • Installed Size

    32 GB

  • memory

  • Max Supported Size

    32 GB

  • Form Factor

    SO-DIMM 260-pin

  • Slots Qty

    2

  • Empty Slots

  • Operating System / Software

  • OS Provided

    Windows 10 Home 64-bit Edition

  • Type

    Microsoft Office (Trial, Multi-Language)

  • Audio & Video

  • Graphics Processor

    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M - 2 GB GDDR5 SDRAM

  • Integrated Webcam

    Yes

  • Sound

    Stereo speakers, two microphones

  • Audio Codec

    Realtek ALC3266

  • Features

    MaxxAudio Pro

  • Multi-GPU Configuration

  • Hard Drive

  • Type

    SSD

  • Capacity

    1 TB

  • SSD Form Factor

  • Hard Drive Features

  • Specific Type

  • Notebook Camera

  • Integrated Webcam

    Yes

  • Miscellaneous

  • Color

    silver

  • Features

    battery life Indicator, security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)

  • Included Accessories

    power adapter

  • Case Material

  • System

  • Notebook Type

    notebook

  • Dimensions & Weight

  • Width

    14.1 in

  • Depth

    9.3 in

  • Height

    0.7 in

  • Physical Characteristics

  • Weight

    4.41 lbs (2 kg, 70.56 oz)

  • Input

  • Type

    keyboard, touchpad

  • Features

  • Localization & Layout

  • Input Device

  • Backlight

    Yes

  • battery

  • Capacity

    84 Wh

  • Cells

    6-cell

  • Technology

    lithium ion

  • Run Time (Up To)

  • Communications

  • Wireless Protocol

    802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1

  • Wireless Controller

    Dell Wireless 1830 - M.2 Card

  • Wired Protocol

  • Features

  • Connections & Expansion

  • Interfaces

    2 x USB 3.0 with PowerShare
    USB-C/Thunderbolt 3
    HDMI
    Headphone/microphone combo jack

  • Memory Card Reader

    6 in 1 (SD Card, SDIO, SDHC Card, SDXC Card, SDXC UHS Card, MultiMediaCard UHS)

  • AC Adapter

  • Input

    AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)

  • Output

    130 Watt, 19.5 V, 6.67 A

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  • Processor / Chipset

  • CPU

    Intel Core i7 (6th Gen) 2.6 GHz

  • Max Turbo Speed

    3.5 GHz

  • Number of Cores

    Quad-Core

  • Cache

    L3 - 6 MB

  • 64-bit Computing

    Yes

  • Features

    Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0

  • Chipset Type

    Mobile Intel HM175

  • Monitor

  • Diagonal Size

    15.4 in

  • display

  • Widescreen Display

    Yes

  • Image Aspect Ratio

    16:9

  • Monitor Features

    Wide Color Gamut

  • Type

    LED

  • Touchscreen

  • Display Resolution Abbreviation

    WQXGA+

  • LCD Backlight Technology

    LED backlight

  • Resolution

    2880 x 1800 (WQXGA+)

  • TFT Technology

    IPS

  • RAM

  • Memory Speed

    2133 MHz

  • Memory Specification Compliance

  • Configuration Features

    provided memory is soldered

  • Technology

    LPDDR3 SDRAM

  • Installed Size

    16 GB

  • memory

  • Max Supported Size

    32 GB

  • Form Factor

    SO-DIMM 260-pin

  • Slots Qty

    2

  • Empty Slots

  • Operating System / Software

  • OS Provided

    Apple OS X 10.12 Sierra

  • Type

    Apple AirDrop, Apple AirPlay, Apple Image Capture, Apple Keynote, Apple Launchpad, Apple Mac App Store, Apple Mac OS X Chess, Apple Mission Control, Apple Numbers, Apple Pages, Apple Preview, Apple Automator, Apple QuickTime, Apple Safari, Apple Stickies, Apple System Preferences, Apple TextEdit, Apple Time Machine, Apple iBooks, Apple iMovie, Apple iTunes, Calendar, Apple Calculator, Contacts, Dictation, Drivers & Utilities, Game Center, Maps, Messages, Notes, Notification Center, Photo Booth, Reminders, Apple DVD Player, Siri, iCloud, Apple Dashboard, Apple Dictionary, Apple FaceTime, Apple Font Book, Apple GarageBand

  • Audio & Video

  • Graphics Processor

    AMD Radeon Pro 450 / Intel HD Graphics 530 - 2 GB GDDR5 SDRAM

  • Integrated Webcam

    Yes

  • Sound

    Stereo speakers, three microphones

  • Audio Codec

  • Features

    Dynaudio Premium Sound Technology, ESS SABRE HiFi audio DAC technology, Nahimic 2 sound technology

  • Multi-GPU Configuration

    1 single GPU card / integrated GPU

  • Hard Drive

  • Type

    SSD, flash storage, flash storage

  • Capacity

    256 GB

  • SSD Form Factor

    M.2

  • Hard Drive Features

    NVM Express (NVMe)

  • Specific Type

    flash storage

  • Notebook Camera

  • Integrated Webcam

    Yes

  • Miscellaneous

  • Color

    space gray

  • Features

    Cooler Boost Trinity technology, SteelSeries gaming keyboard

  • Included Accessories

    power adapter

  • Case Material

    aluminum

  • System

  • Notebook Type

    notebook

  • Dimensions & Weight

  • Width

    13.8 in

  • Depth

    9.5 in

  • Height

    0.6 in

  • Physical Characteristics

  • Weight

    4.03 lbs (1.83 kg, 64.48 oz)

  • Input

  • Type

    Force Touch trackpad, Touch Bar, keyboard

  • Features

    Multi-Touch Gesture Recognition, Touch ID sensor, ambient light sensor, force click, multi-touch touchpad, pressure sensitivity

  • Localization & Layout

    English

  • Input Device

  • Backlight

    Yes

  • battery

  • Capacity

    76 Wh

  • Cells

    3-cell

  • Technology

    lithium polymer

  • Run Time (Up To)

    10 sec

  • Communications

  • Wireless Protocol

    802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2

  • Wireless Controller

    Killer Wireless-AC 1535

  • Wired Protocol

    Gigabit Ethernet

  • Features

    Killer DoubleShot Pro Technology, Killer Shield

  • Connections & Expansion

  • Interfaces

    4 x USB-C/Thunderbolt 3
    Headphone output

  • Memory Card Reader

    Yes (SD Card, SDHC Card, SDXC Card)

  • AC Adapter

  • Input

    AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)

  • Output

    87 Watt

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  • Summary

    The XPS 15 9550 has more memory 32 GB DDR4 SDRAM than 16 GB LPDDR3 SDRAM of the Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar 15-inch, 2016. It means that the XPS 15 9550 will easily run more number of video editing programs.

    The XPS 15 9550 is produced with a better Ultra HD 4K display resolution that will allow the laptop owner to enjoy working with graphics software. The XPS 15 9550 uses a 1 TB SSD which is bigger than 256 GB SSD of the Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar 15-inch, 2016. The XPS 15 9550 has a faster NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M video card that will allow the notebook to play more the latest games.

    The XPS 15 9550 has a better battery life as it is equipped with 84 Wh cell which is 8 Wh bigger than the MacBook Pro with Touch Bar 15-inch, 2016 battery. It means that this laptop will live for a longer time without charging. The Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar 15-inch, 2016 weighs 4.03 lbs which is 0.38 lbs less than the weight of the XPS 15 9550.

    Taking into account the above-mentioned differences the Dell XPS 15 9550 will become the best buy. Get the list of the best offers on Amazon.