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Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017 Series

Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017Processor: Intel Core i5 7267U, Intel Core i5 7360U
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640, Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650
Display: 13.3 inch
Weight: 1.37kg
Price: 1499, 1999 euro
Average Score: 81.41% - good
Average of 58 scores (from 66 reviews)
: - %, performance: 75%, features: 47%, display: 93%
mobility: 81%, workmanship: 93%, ergonomy: 94%, emissions: 91%

 

Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017 Touchbar i5

The Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017 looks identical to last year's version, with its thin, low-profile aluminum design. The laptop comes in space gray or silver. Weighing 1.36 kg (3 pounds) and 1.52 cm (0.6 inch) thick, the MacBook Pro is heavier than the Dell XPS 13 (1.22 kg/2.7 pounds, 1.52 cm/0,6 inch) and the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (1.13 kg/2.5 pounds, 1.52 cm/0.6 inch), and slightly thicker than the 13-inch HP Spectre x360 (1.32 kg/2.9 pounds, 1,27 cm/0.5 inch). For display, the MacBook Pro's 2560 x 1600-pixel display is a beauty, offering eye-popping color and sharp clarity. It results in a pixel density of 227 PPI. Emitting up to 458 nits (a measure of brightness), the MacBook Pro's screen also outshines the competition. That mark tops the 288-nit ultraportable average. As for the keyboard, the MacBook Pro's backlit keyboard, trackpad, and Touch Bar offer solid input experiences, but they may take some getting used to. While the keys have only 0.7 millimeters of travel, they make up for it by requiring 74 grams of force (above 60-gram standard) to actuate. The 5.3 x 3.3-inch (13.46 x 8.38 cm) Force Touch trackpad provided accurate tracking. Because it's a nonmoving input surface that sends haptic feedback, the pad doesn't offer much of a clicking feel by default. Dragging and dropping objects, though, works differently than on any other notebook, requiring the user to use a half press before dragging objects. The MacBook Pro 13 with the Touch Bar is once again the more powerful model out of the two 13-inch systems since Apple uses dual-core processors with a TDP of 28 W. This is an advantage for the GPU in particular because the higher consumption limit gives more headroom for the Turbos of the two components. Under the hood, this MacBook Pro's 7th-Gen Intel Core i5-7267U CPU, coupled with 8 GB of RAM, enables serious multitasking. The 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD in the MacBook Pro duplicated 4.97 GB of multimedia files in 7 seconds, for a speed of 727 MBps. That's much faster than the 200.83-MBps average for ultraportables. The Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650 in the MacBook Pro supports modest gaming, too. The gaming performance of the Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650 is between the two dedicated chips Nvidia GeForce 930MX and 940MX, depending on the game. The MacBook Pro features speakers filled our large conference room with sound, drowning out our loud air conditioning. While audio pros likely have high-end headphones and speakers to connect to, this notebook offers some of the best sounds ever heard come from an ultraportable. With four Thunderbolt 3 ports (split between its left and right sides) and a headphone jack, the MacBook Pro shows that Apple's future-facing view still requires a user to buy dongles to plug in our pre-existing devices. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017 Touchbar i5Notebook: Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017 Touchbar i5
Processor: Intel Core i5 7267U
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:10, 2560 x 1600 pixels
Weight: 1.37kg
Price: 1999 euro
Links: Apple homepage

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80.43% - good

Average of 28 scores (from 34 reviews)

 

89.5% Apple MacBook Pro 13 (Mid 2017, i5, Touch Bar) Review | Notebookcheck
Early update. Apple already updates the MacBook Pro 13 after around 8 months. Modern Kaby Lake processors and faster SSDs are supposed to provide more performance. But did the manufacturer fix some issues of the predecessor?
Update: The review is now complete.
MacBook Pro 13-inch mid-2017 review
Source: Tech Switch English
Regardless, having the ability to securely log into the laptop computer, and pay for issues via Safari by way of Apple Pay, are each options we’d be clamoring for in the event that they weren’t there.First reviewed August 2017The mid-2017 MacBook Professional is simply top-of-the-line Macs you possibly can buyGabe Carey has additionally contributed to this overview.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/14/2018
MacBook Pro 13-inch mid-2017 review
Source: Tech Switch English
Regardless, having the ability to securely log into the laptop computer, and pay for issues via Safari by way of Apple Pay, are each options we’d be clamoring for in the event that they weren’t there.First reviewed August 2017The mid-2017 MacBook Professional is simply top-of-the-line Macs you possibly can buyGabe Carey has additionally contributed to this overview.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/14/2018
80% MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, Mid-2017) review
Source: Techradar English
The new MacBook Pro is a marked improvement, but clinging onto previously divisive design decisions only continue to hurt it in straight comparisons. While this update certainly doesn’t disappoint, apply due diligence before clicking the ‘buy’ button.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, Mid-2017) review
Source: Techradar English
The new MacBook Pro is a marked improvement, but clinging onto previously divisive design decisions only continue to hurt it in straight comparisons. While this update certainly doesn’t disappoint, apply due diligence before clicking the ‘buy’ button.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/11/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
86% MacBook Pro 13-inch (Touch Bar) Laptop Review
Source: Reviewed.com English
For budget-conscious users who want to stick with a Mac, the non-Touch Bar models are more affordable. The $1,499 version, though less powerful, gets you a 7th-Gen Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM for $200 less. If you're looking to save an additional $200, the entry-level model retails for $1,299, though 128GB SSD isn't a lot of storage. Price aside, the 13-inch Pro (with Touch Bar) is still a good choice for those looking to hunker down and get stuff done.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 86%
86% MacBook Pro 13-inch (Touch Bar) Laptop Review
Source: Reviewed.com English
For budget-conscious users who want to stick with a Mac, the non-Touch Bar models are more affordable. The $1,499 version, though less powerful, gets you a 7th-Gen Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB of RAM for $200 less. If you're looking to save an additional $200, the entry-level model retails for $1,299, though 128GB SSD isn't a lot of storage. Price aside, the 13-inch Pro (with Touch Bar) is still a good choice for those looking to hunker down and get stuff done.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 86%
80% MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, Mid-2017) review
Source: Techradar English
The new MacBook Pro is a marked improvement, but clinging onto previously divisive design decisions only continue to hurt it in straight comparisons. While this update certainly doesn’t disappoint, apply due diligence before clicking the ‘buy’ button.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, Mid-2017) review
Source: Techradar English
The new MacBook Pro is a marked improvement, but clinging onto previously divisive design decisions only continue to hurt it in straight comparisons. While this update certainly doesn’t disappoint, apply due diligence before clicking the ‘buy’ button.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/28/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro (13-Inch, 2017 Touch Bar Version) Review
Source: Computer Shopper English
But we can't help balking at its cost, not only compared to Windows laptops like the XPS 13 that we price-checked earlier but also an unexpected rival: the 13-inch MacBook Pro without the Touch Bar, which can be had for a full $500 less. True, that $1,299 base model has a slightly skimpy 128GB SSD in addition to a slightly slower Core i5 chip and two fewer Thunderbolt 3 ports, but an extra $200—or a subscription to a cloud storage service—will fix the storage deficit and the speed difference will be barely noticeable with productivity apps.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro (13-Inch, 2017 Touch Bar Version) Review
Source: Computer Shopper English
But we can't help balking at its cost, not only compared to Windows laptops like the XPS 13 that we price-checked earlier but also an unexpected rival: the 13-inch MacBook Pro without the Touch Bar, which can be had for a full $500 less. True, that $1,299 base model has a slightly skimpy 128GB SSD in addition to a slightly slower Core i5 chip and two fewer Thunderbolt 3 ports, but an extra $200—or a subscription to a cloud storage service—will fix the storage deficit and the speed difference will be barely noticeable with productivity apps.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/12/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, Mid-2017) review
Source: Techradar English
The new MacBook Pro is a marked improvement, but clinging onto previously divisive design decisions only continue to hurt it in straight comparisons. While this update certainly doesn’t disappoint, apply due diligence before clicking the ‘buy’ button.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, Mid-2017) review
Source: Techradar English
The new MacBook Pro is a marked improvement, but clinging onto previously divisive design decisions only continue to hurt it in straight comparisons. While this update certainly doesn’t disappoint, apply due diligence before clicking the ‘buy’ button.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, Mid-2017) review
Source: Techradar English
The new MacBook Pro is a marked improvement, but clinging onto previously divisive design decisions only continue to hurt it in straight comparisons. While this update certainly doesn’t disappoint, apply due diligence before clicking the ‘buy’ button.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, Mid-2017) review
Source: Techradar English
The new MacBook Pro is a marked improvement, but clinging onto previously divisive design decisions only continue to hurt it in straight comparisons. While this update certainly doesn’t disappoint, apply due diligence before clicking the ‘buy’ button.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/22/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch (2017, Touch Bar)
Source: PC Mag English
The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar gets even better with a processor upgrade, vastly improved battery life, and a slight graphics bump. But the entry-level, non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro is a much better value.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch (2017, Touch Bar)
Source: PC Mag English
The 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar gets even better with a processor upgrade, vastly improved battery life, and a slight graphics bump. But the entry-level, non-Touch Bar MacBook Pro is a much better value.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/31/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, 2017) review: Faster but still expensive
Source: Zdnet.com English
The Kaby Lake update provides a welcome speed-bump for the various MacBook Pro models, and this 13-inch model is impressively slim and light for a laptop that packs a heavy-duty processor and a high-quality Retina Display. However, it remains extremely expensive, and we can't help thinking that many users would happily swap the Touch Bar's eye-candy for a discrete GPU that would turn the 13-inch MacBook Pro into a truly portable graphics workstation.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, 2017) review: Faster but still expensive
Source: Zdnet.com English
The Kaby Lake update provides a welcome speed-bump for the various MacBook Pro models, and this 13-inch model is impressively slim and light for a laptop that packs a heavy-duty processor and a high-quality Retina Display. However, it remains extremely expensive, and we can't help thinking that many users would happily swap the Touch Bar's eye-candy for a discrete GPU that would turn the 13-inch MacBook Pro into a truly portable graphics workstation.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/15/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro 13-inch (Touch Bar) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The 2017 Macbook Pro offers the blisteringly fast speed that professionals need, as well as a superbright and colorful display. The speakers are also impressive. However, this laptop would be even better if Apple had offered a wider variety of ports and a more affordable starting price for the Touch Bar model. If you're willing to live without the Touch Bar, consider the $1,299 MacBook Pro, which has two Thunderbolt 3 ports instead of four, less storage and a slower CPU.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro 13-inch (Touch Bar) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The 2017 Macbook Pro offers the blisteringly fast speed that professionals need, as well as a superbright and colorful display. The speakers are also impressive. However, this laptop would be even better if Apple had offered a wider variety of ports and a more affordable starting price for the Touch Bar model. If you're willing to live without the Touch Bar, consider the $1,299 MacBook Pro, which has two Thunderbolt 3 ports instead of four, less storage and a slower CPU.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/14/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
Hands on: MacBook Pro review
Source: Techradar English
To say the new MacBook Pro is a massive improvement over the previous model would be an understatement. It's more portable and more powerful, not to mention more enjoyable to use. But it's tough to justify the premium for that Touch Bar, no matter how cool it is.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/05/2017
Hands on: MacBook Pro review
Source: Techradar English
To say the new MacBook Pro is a massive improvement over the previous model would be an understatement. It's more portable and more powerful, not to mention more enjoyable to use. But it's tough to justify the premium for that Touch Bar, no matter how cool it is.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/05/2017

Foreign Reviews

Recensione MacBook Pro 13 TouchBar 2017 con Kaby Lake
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: High performance; good ergonomy; excellent display. Negative: Overheats while using; short battery life; high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/06/2017
Recensione MacBook Pro 13 TouchBar 2017 con Kaby Lake
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: High performance; good ergonomy; excellent display. Negative: Overheats while using; short battery life; high price.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/06/2017
60% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" 128GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" 128GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" i7 16GB/512GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" i7 16GB/512GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/05/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" met Touch Bar, 512GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" met Touch Bar, 512GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch Touch Bar 2017 – Vooral snellere hardware
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch Touch Bar 2017 – Vooral snellere hardware
Source: Computer Totaal Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test MacBook Pro 13 med TouchBar (2017)
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Test MacBook Pro 13 med TouchBar (2017)
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017

The Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017 does not look any different to last year’s model. It has the same svelte, all-aluminium chassis that feels immensely sturdy, the same Space Grey or Silver color choices, and the same shiny Apple logo etched into the lid. At a little under 1.4 kg, it’s not so light that user won’t notice it sitting in a bag, but it won’t give back strain just lifting the thing either. It’s only 15 mm thick, which is significantly skinnier than the previous generation design. There are lighter and thinner laptops out there but few of them can match it in terms of power as well as portability. Also unchanged for 2017 is the lack of connectivity at the sides. Users are going to need to pick up some dongles, as they only get a grand total of two USB-C ports. They double up as Thunderbolt 3 ports, so are super-quick when user plug in a compatible bit of hardware, but all other old gear is will require some kind of adapter. The MacBook Pro’s 2.560 x 1.600 pixels are plenty. The 13.3-inch panel is absolutely bursting with detail. Photos and videos are bursting with detail, but it is color vibrancy and accuracy where the screen really stands out. It covers the wide DCI-P3 color gamut. It really shows, with brilliantly bright hues, crisp pure whites and deep, inky blacks all sharing screen time together. Graphics professionals will be more than happy with the complete sRGB coverage. Brightness is impressive as well. Apple says it can hit an eyeball-searing 500 nits, which enables users to work outdoors and still see everything on screen clearly. Essentially, Apple has made the jump to Intel’s 7th generation Kaby Lake processors, which squeeze a little more performance out of the silicon than last year’s Skylake CPUs, without sapping any extra electricity from the battery. The 8 GB of RAM and crazy quick 256 GB PCIe SSD help keep MacOS running to speed. For graphics, it features an integrated Intel Iris Plus 640 graphics unit, which are better suited to decoding 4K video. This chip is also capable of some light gaming. When it comes to getting work done, there is nothing quite like the MacBook Pro. It’s all down to the backlit keyboard, which uses Apple’s custom butterfly switch design. Each key has a minuscule 0.7 mm of travel, but needs more force than a regular keyboard to activate. This non-Touch Bar model has physical function keys, which might not be as fancy or futuristic, but they aren’t draining battery life just by sitting there, which is a bonus. Pick up a MacBook Pro today and it will arrive with MacOS 10.12 Sierra. Apple’s last big update landed in 2016 and added useful extras like Siri and Picture-in-Picture mode. It also gave users an excellent iCloud integration throughout the operating system, which is very handy for anyone with an iPhone or iPad. The Macbook Pro is already a solid choice for professional users. This update made it even better. The price may be quite steep but to many, this is not a reason not to get it. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017Notebook: Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017
Processor: Intel Core i5 7360U
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
Display: 13.3 inch, 16:10, 2560 x 1600 pixels
Weight: 1.37kg
Price: 1499 euro
Links: Apple homepage

Pricecompare

Average Score: 81.86% - good

Average of 28 scores (from 32 reviews)

 

88.1% Apple MacBook Pro 13 (Mid 2017, i5, without Touch Bar) Review | Notebookcheck
Annoying fan. The MacBook Pro 13 without Touch Bar gets the Kaby Lake update as well. Thanks to the lower price, longer battery runtimes, and function keys, the entry-level model could potentially be the better choice for many users. However, you also get a slightly less powerful processor as well as an annoying fan.
80% Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Without Touch Bar) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The new MacBook Pro is an excellent ultraportable with a brighter display, more compact design, and superb battery life, but it's not the fastest.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (Without Touch Bar) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The new MacBook Pro is an excellent ultraportable with a brighter display, more compact design, and superb battery life, but it's not the fastest.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% MacBook Pro 13in (2017) review: A Kaby Lake-powered killer
Source: It Pro English
If you can stomach the eye-watering price and you don't mind going without the traditional complement of ports, the new MacBook Pro is one of the best laptops money can buy. Speed, power and razor-sharp design sensibilities make it an absolute delight to use.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% MacBook Pro 13in (2017) review: A Kaby Lake-powered killer
Source: It Pro English
If you can stomach the eye-watering price and you don't mind going without the traditional complement of ports, the new MacBook Pro is one of the best laptops money can buy. Speed, power and razor-sharp design sensibilities make it an absolute delight to use.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/20/2018
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% MacBook Pro 13-inch (2017) review
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
If you are a user who needs a decent amount of power but you are baulking at the price of the 15-inch MacBook Pro the 13-inch model may well suffice, and if you need a bigger screen you can just plug it into a separate display. But if you are a creative pro looking for a powerful machine to match your graphics needs you aren’t going to find what you want in the 13-inch MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro 13-inch (2017) review
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
If you are a user who needs a decent amount of power but you are baulking at the price of the 15-inch MacBook Pro the 13-inch model may well suffice, and if you need a bigger screen you can just plug it into a separate display. But if you are a creative pro looking for a powerful machine to match your graphics needs you aren’t going to find what you want in the 13-inch MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro (13-Inch, 2017) Review
Source: Computer Shopper English
If you can live without top models' glitzy Touch Bar, you might get Apple's best laptop bargain, though you'll want to invest in a storage upgrade and USB-C adapters.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro (13-Inch, 2017) Review
Source: Computer Shopper English
If you can live without top models' glitzy Touch Bar, you might get Apple's best laptop bargain, though you'll want to invest in a storage upgrade and USB-C adapters.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro 13-inch (2017) review
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
If you are a user who needs a decent amount of power but you are baulking at the price of the 15-inch MacBook Pro the 13-inch model may well suffice, and if you need a bigger screen you can just plug it into a separate display. But if you are a creative pro looking for a powerful machine to match your graphics needs you aren’t going to find what you want in the 13-inch MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro 13-inch (2017) review
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
If you are a user who needs a decent amount of power but you are baulking at the price of the 15-inch MacBook Pro the 13-inch model may well suffice, and if you need a bigger screen you can just plug it into a separate display. But if you are a creative pro looking for a powerful machine to match your graphics needs you aren’t going to find what you want in the 13-inch MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/18/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch (2017)
Source: PC Mag English
The base model MacBook Pro gets an updated processor and a price drop, making it the best choice for Mac shoppers who want a blend of power and relative affordability.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 13-Inch (2017)
Source: PC Mag English
The base model MacBook Pro gets an updated processor and a price drop, making it the best choice for Mac shoppers who want a blend of power and relative affordability.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/27/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% MacBook Pro 13in (2017) review: A Kaby Lake-powered killer
Source: It Pro English
If you can stomach the eye-watering price and you don't mind going without the traditional complement of ports, the new MacBook Pro is one of the best laptops money can buy. Speed, power and razor-sharp design sensibilities make it an absolute delight to use.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% MacBook Pro 13in (2017) review: A Kaby Lake-powered killer
Source: It Pro English
If you can stomach the eye-watering price and you don't mind going without the traditional complement of ports, the new MacBook Pro is one of the best laptops money can buy. Speed, power and razor-sharp design sensibilities make it an absolute delight to use.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/10/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% Apple MacBook Pro (2017) review
Source: Stuff TV English
With macOS High Sierra set to arrive later in the year and streamline performance even further, this absolute workhorse of a laptop will be able to handle anything you can throw at it today, and will still be ticking over years down the line.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% Apple MacBook Pro (2017) review
Source: Stuff TV English
With macOS High Sierra set to arrive later in the year and streamline performance even further, this absolute workhorse of a laptop will be able to handle anything you can throw at it today, and will still be ticking over years down the line.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 100%

Foreign Reviews

Apple MacBook Pro 13 (2017). Portátil 13,3" avanzado (1245 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/25/2018
Apple MacBook Pro 13 (2017). Portátil 13,3" avanzado (1245 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Compact size; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/25/2018
Recensione: MacBook Pro 13" (2017), Escape from the Touch Bar
Source: Saggiamente Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; nice display; comfortable keyboard; decent ergonomy; high autonomy. Negative: High price; no SD card reader.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/13/2018
Recensione: MacBook Pro 13" (2017), Escape from the Touch Bar
Source: Saggiamente Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; nice display; comfortable keyboard; decent ergonomy; high autonomy. Negative: High price; no SD card reader.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/13/2018
100% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" i7 16GB/512GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" i7 16GB/512GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/09/2018
Rating: Total score: 100%
40% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" 128GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 40%
40% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" 128GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/06/2018
Rating: Total score: 40%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" 128GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/13/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" 128GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/13/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" 128GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Apple MacBook Pro 2017 13,3" 128GB ssd Spacegrijs (Qwerty) Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/23/2017
Rating: Total score: 60%
83% Test Af Macbook Pro 13” 2017
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
83% Test Af Macbook Pro 13” 2017
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Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/05/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
83% Test Av Macbook Pro 13 2017
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Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%
83% Test Av Macbook Pro 13 2017
Source: Ljud och Bild SV→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/08/2017
Rating: Total score: 83%

 

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In the laptop sector, Apple's market share was 9.3% in 2014 and 10.3% in 2016. The latter corresponds to the 5th place. In the smartphone segment, Apple achieved 15.3% in the first quarter of 2016, which means a market share loss when compared to the 18.3% in same quarter of the previous year.
Nevertheless, Apple ranked second place behind Samsung in both years.

There are tons of reviews on Apple laptops, smartphones and tablets. The ratings are significantly above-average (as of 2016).


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel Iris Plus Graphics 650: Integrated graphics card (GT3e), which is used for some Kaby Lake CPUs (28 Watts).Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640: Integrated graphics card (GT3e), which is used for some Kaby Lake CPUs (ULV models, 15 Watts).» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i5:

7267U: Kaby-Lake based SoC (System on a Chip) for medium-sized notebooks. Integrates two CPU cores clocked at 3.1-3.5 GHz as well as an Iris Plus Graphics 650 GPU clocked at 300 - 1050 MHz and 64 MB eDRAM. Manufactured in a 14nm process. The TDP of 28 Watts is pretty high for a dual-core processor.7360U: Kaby-Lake based ULV-SoC (System on a Chip) for thin notebooks and Ultrabooks. Integrates two CPU cores clocked at 2.3-3.6 GHz as well as an Iris Plus Graphics 640 GPU clocked at 300 - 1000 MHz and 64 MB eDRAM. Manufactured in a 14nm process.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

1.37 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.

1.37 kg:


81.41%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

Microsoft Surface Laptop i7
Iris Plus Graphics 640, Core i7 7660U

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Apple MacBook Pro 13 2019 i5 4TB3
Iris Plus Graphics 655, Core i5 8279U, 13.3", 1.37 kg
Apple Macbook Air 2019, i5 256GB
UHD Graphics 617, Core i5 8210Y, 13.3", 1.25 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2019-Z0WQ
Iris Plus Graphics 655, unknown, 13.3", 1.37 kg
Apple MacBook Air 2018
UHD Graphics 617, Core i5 8210Y, 13.3", 1.24 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018 Touchbar i7
Iris Plus Graphics 655, Core i7 8559U, 13.3", 1.37 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2018 Touchbar i5
Iris Plus Graphics 655, Core i5 8259U, 13.3", 1.37 kg
Apple MacBook 12 2017
HD Graphics 615, Core m3 7Y32, 12", 0.92 kg
Apple MacBook Air 13.3" 1.8 GHz (2017)
HD Graphics 6000, Core i5 5350U, 13.3", 1.35 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 13 2017 Touchbar i5
Iris Plus Graphics 650, Core i5 7267U, 13.3", 1.37 kg

Devices from the same Manufacturer

Apple MacBook Pro 16 2019 i9 5500M
Radeon Pro 5500M, Core i9 9880H, 16", 2 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 16 2019 Base 5300M
Radeon Pro 5300M, Core i7 9750H, 16", 2 kg
Apple iPad 7 2019
A10 Fusion GPU, Apple A-Series A10 Fusion, 10.2", 0.483 kg
Apple iPhone 11 Pro
A13 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A13 Bionic, 5.8", 0.188 kg
Apple iPhone 11
A13 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A13 Bionic, 6.1", 0.194 kg
Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max
A13 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A13 Bionic, 6.5", 0.226 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019, i9 560X
Radeon RX 560 (Laptop), Core i9 9880H, 15.4", 1.83 kg
Apple iPad Air 2019
A12 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A12 Bionic, 10.5", 0.456 kg
Apple iPad Mini 5
A12 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A12 Bionic, 7.9", 0.3 kg
Apple iPad Pro 11 2018
A12X Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A12X Bionic, 11", 0.468 kg
Apple iPad Pro 12.9 2018
A12X Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A12X Bionic, 12.9", 0.633 kg
Apple iPhone Xs Max
A12 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A12 Bionic, 6.5", 0.208 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.2 GHz, 555X)
Radeon Pro 555X, Core i7 8750H, 15.6", 1.83 kg
Apple iPhone Xr
A12 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A12 Bionic, 6.1", 0.194 kg
Apple iPhone XS
A12 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A12 Bionic, 5.8", 0.177 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.9 GHz, 560X)
Radeon RX 560X (Laptop), Core i9 8950HK, 15.4", 1.83 kg
Apple MacBook Pro 15 2018 (2.6 GHz, 560X)
Radeon Pro 560X, Core i7 8850H, 15.4", 1.83 kg
Apple iPad 6 2018
A10 Fusion GPU, Apple A-Series A10 Fusion, 9.7", 0.469 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2019-11-16 (Update: 2019-11-16)