Macbook Pro 2016 vs. Samsung ATIV Book 9 – Specifications and Comparison

There are lots of rumors regarding the Macbook Pro 2016, which is expected to arrive before Christmas, whereas other reports claim that the laptop will be released in the first quarter of 2016. Samsung has been busy working on a challenger, that is the Ativ Book 9 Pro priced at $1,599, but the South Korean manufacturer launched another model with a smaller display and weaker specs, which is the Ativ Book 9 Spin priced at $1,399. The Samsung laptops are going to be shipped to the United States till Dec.

The Ativ Book 9 Pro is powered by an Intel Core i7 6700HQ processor that runs at 2.6GHz, but with Turbo Boost, it reaches 3.5GHz. It uses an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M chipset with more graphics memory of 2GB GDDR5, but the memory configuration contains 8GB LPDDR3 (1866MHz). The laptop supports an internal memory of 256GB (SSD) and its display is LCD sized at 15.6-inch, that has an aspect ratio of 16:9 and a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels (4K). If you’re using Skype or other applications to create video calls, then you’ll use the 720p HD digital Webcam.

The Ativ Book 9 Spin is powered by an Intel Core i7 6500U processor running at 2.5GHz, however its speed will be boosted up to 3.1GHz, and it’s backed by Intel HD Graphics 520 and 8GB LPDDR3 (1866MHz). The internal memory includes a similar capacity, however the screen has a diagonal of 13.3-inch, with a QHD+ resolution of 3200 x 1800 pixels. The laptop has a 360-degree hinge, permitting it to flip and to be used a tablet.

Both devices are have rigid aluminium unibody frames and come with 3 life-size USB 3.0 ports and one life-size HDMI port, however additionally, the Pro model supports a life-size slot for SD cards.

The MacBook Pro is reported to return in two variants of screen sizes: 13-inch and 15-inch, that can be priced at around $1500. They’ll run on El Capitan and can will support the new Force Touch Technology, are going to be powered by an Intel Skylake-U processor with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 graphic card and can have the benefit of a Type-C USB port.


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