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Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019 Series

Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019 i9 Vega 20Processor: unknown, Intel Coffee Lake i9-9880H, Intel Coffee Lake i9-9980HK
Graphics Adapter: unknown, AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16, AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20, AMD Radeon RX 560 (Laptop)
Display: 15.40 inch
Weight: 1.83kg
Price: 2799, 2800, 3499 euro
Average Score: 80.78% - good
Average of 24 scores (from 25 reviews)
performance: 86%, features: 64%, display: 91%, mobility: 77%, workmanship: 91%, ergonomy: 95%, emissions: 85%

 

Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019 i7 555X

Specifications

Notebook: Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019 i7 555X
Processor: unknown
Graphics Adapter: unknown
Display: 15.40 inch, , 2880 x 1800 pixels
Weight: 1.83kg
Links: Apple homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

Reviews

80% MacBook Pro 15in (2019) review
Source: Tech Advisor English Archive.org version
The fact is that this laptop hasn’t changed a great deal since 2018 though. You could wait another year and keep your fingers crossed that a new even better MacBook Pro is on the way (rumour has it a 16in model with a 4K display is in the pipeline). Or you could find a deal on one of the 2018 models and save a bit of money on a similarly speced machine - just make sure that it is as good deal.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
Simply put, the 2019 15-inch MacBook Pro is blindingly fast, with beefy 9th Gen Core i9 performance and SSD speeds that give the competition whiplash. On the downside, the MacBook Pro has spent a few too many years with the same look, and arguably far more time with the Butterfly-key switch than it should. The improvements in this year's Butterfly mechanism at least sound promising. Plus you get a great display, powerful audio and long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro 15in (2019) review
Source: Macworld.co.uk English Archive.org version
It’s unfortunate that the MacBook Pro (and the MacBook and MacBook Air) continue to be plagued by the keyboard-related issues. It’s unlikely that you will be affected by this issue though, and should you be, Apple will fix the problem for free but you may not be willing to take that risk.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch (2019)
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
Thanks in part to its Intel Core i9 CPU option, the sleek 2019 reboot of the 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro we tested is one of the most powerful laptops you can buy for multimedia editing, data analysis, and other similar tasks. We'd just like to see some bolder design moves in the next model.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019, i9 560X

Apple fans are bound to rejoice upon the announcement of the Apple MacBook Pro 15 in the year of 2019. The updated, sharp and powerful Apple MacBook Pro 15 is making its way to you with 9th generation Intel processors, making it the fastest MacBooks to be ever created thus far. Along with fast processors, this MacBook model also offers all-day battery life. The Apple MacBook Pro 15 is considered to be for avid music lovers. This is due to the fact that the device itself is more than capable of bringing out the best sound from sturdy, bumping bass of any music played on. Tests and demonstrations have presented a consistent record of music being able to be heard from outside of a enclosed four-walled chamber whereby the Apple MacBook Pro 15 is being placed within. This indicates that the Apple MacBook Pro 15 is capable of projecting a high-volume capacity, which is suitable to be used in closed quarters or secluded environments such as a studio room for educational or mere leisure purposes. Work productivity has been a recurring focal point for Apple as a premium brand company to work their way around in order to ensure their products are capable of improving their user’s quality of life. With dozens of Google Chrome tabs, YouTube videos running at 1080p definition, and several Microsoft Office PowerPoint launched on a split screen, the Apple MacBook Pro 15 impressively runs with zero stutters or lags. The 9th generation Intel Core i9-9980HK processor and 32 GB of RAM allow a multitude of programs to run all at the same time with ample space. At present, the MacBook Pro ships with macOS Mojave, which is not an entirely thrilling update. However, the newly most promoted feature, the Dark Mode, will be available through iOS in this coming fall season. Favorable features of the Apple MacBook Pro 15 that are to be expected to come this fall would include Continuity Camera and Quick Actions. In addition, macOS Catalina will bring iPad apps to MacOS with Project Catalyst, which give iPad owners the ability to extend their desktops. Overall, the 2019 15-inch MacBook Pro is fast with 9th generation Intel Core i9 performance, better Retina display, booming amazing sound and longer battery life making it the best laptop around. However, the downside of the MacBook Pro 15 is that Apple tends to stick with the same look for many years. Despite that, you still can get the all-powerful performance laptop with classic look of Apple design. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019, i9 560XNotebook: Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019, i9 560X
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i9-9880H
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 560 (Laptop) 4096 MB
Display: 15.40 inch, 16:10, 2880 x 1800 pixels
Weight: 1.83kg
Price: 2800 euro
Links: Apple homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 8 scores (from 10 reviews)

 

Reviews

80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internal components bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly flexible prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internal components bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly flexible prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/23/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro 15in (2019) review
Source: Macworld.co.uk English Archive.org version
It’s unfortunate that the MacBook Pro (and the MacBook and MacBook Air) continue to be plagued by the keyboard-related issues. It’s unlikely that you will be affected by this issue though, and should you be, Apple will fix the problem for free but you may not be willing to take that risk.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro review: hands-on with the first new MBP size since 2006
Source: Digital Arts English Archive.org version
The 16-inch MacBook Pro is, unsurprisingly, the best Mac laptop to date. Based on 24 hours experience, I’d say that if you bought either the 2018 or 2019 15-inch model, there’s little reason to upgrade yet – but if you’ve been hanging on, this could the moment to invest in a new MacBook Pro. But for a definite answer, wait for our full review with complete benchmarks including a battery test.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 11/13/2019
80% Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
Simply put, the 2019 15-inch MacBook Pro is blindingly fast, with beefy 9th Gen Core i9 performance and SSD speeds that give the competition whiplash. On the downside, the MacBook Pro has spent a few too many years with the same look, and arguably far more time with the Butterfly-key switch than it should. The improvements in this year's Butterfly mechanism at least sound promising. Plus you get a great display, powerful audio and long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internals bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly versatile prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has made a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internals bring a welcome boost, but the lack of ports stops it from being a truly versatile prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/14/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, Apple has made a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internals bring a welcome boost, but the lack of ports stops it from being a truly versatile prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/07/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, Apple has made a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internals bring a welcome boost, but the lack of ports prevents it being a truly versatile prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Liệu có nên bỏ ra 69 triệu “tậu” MacBook Pro 15 2019 phiên bản Core i9-9980HK để làm việc?
Source: FPT shop VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; good cooling system. Negative: Very expensive.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/16/2019

 

Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019 i9 Vega 16

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019 i9 Vega 16Notebook: Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019 i9 Vega 16
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i9-9880H
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16 4096 MB
Display: 15.40 inch, 16:10, 2880 x 1800 pixels
Weight: 1.83kg
Price: 2799 euro
Links: Apple homepage

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Reviews

89.2% Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019: Multimedia Laptop with Core i9 and Vega 16 in review | Notebookcheck
Apple has replaced the MacBook Pro 15 with the larger MBP 16, but many shops still offer the old models, and usually with a big discount. We review the MacBook Pro 15 2019 with the smaller Core i9 processor and the AMD Vega 16 GPU.

 

Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019 i9 Vega 20

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019 i9 Vega 20Notebook: Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019 i9 Vega 20
Processor: Intel Coffee Lake i9-9980HK
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20 4096 MB
Display: 15.40 inch, 16:10, 2880 x 1800 pixels
Weight: 1.83kg
Price: 3499 euro
Links: Apple homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 10 scores (from 10 reviews)

 

Reviews

89.4% Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019 in review: Still a very good multimedia laptop in 2020? | Notebookcheck
The MacBook Pro 15 2019 is also available with the Intel Core i9-9980HK. However, the cooling system is already at its limits with the smaller processors, so the upgrade is hardly worth it. The GPU upgrade to the Radeon Pro Vega 20 from AMD on the other hand makes more sense.
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internal components bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly flexible prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internal components bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly flexible prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internal components bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly flexible prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/23/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internal components bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly flexible prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/23/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internal components bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly flexible prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/15/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internal components bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly flexible prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/15/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internal components bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly flexible prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/02/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internal components bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly flexible prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/02/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internal components bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly flexible prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/06/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
Once again, with the MacBook Pro 2019 refreshes, Apple has built a well-designed professional laptop with the MacBook Pro 15-inch (2019). Its upgraded internal components bring a welcome boost. However, the lack of port variety stops it from being a truly flexible prosumer device.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/06/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Comment

Apple: Apple is a US company founded in 1976 by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. Headquartered in Cupertino, California, the company is known for its innovative products such as the iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple Watch, and manufactures computers and consumer electronics as well as operating systems and application software. Apple is also a leading provider of software and services such as the App Store, iTunes and iCloud.

Apple has earned a reputation as a company that focuses on design and ease of use. As for their notebooks, they are mostly in the high-priced segment, have their own operating system, but also run Windows on the newer Macbooks.

Apple is one of the most valuable companies in the world and has a loyal following of customers and fans. The company also has a strong presence in the entertainment industry, with services like Apple Music and Apple TV+. In 2023, Apple had an approximate 8% market share of global PC sales, ranking it 4th after Lenovo, HP, and Dell.


These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

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

AMD Radeon RX 560 (Laptop): Based on the Polaris 11 or 21 and therefore the mobile version of the Desktop RX 560.

AMD Radeon Pro Vega 16: Dedicated graphics card based on the Vega architecture (or a mixture of Polaris and Vega like in the RX Vega M GL). It integrates 16 CUs (1024 shaders) and 4 GB HBM2 graphics memory.

AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20: Dedicated graphics card based on the Vega architecture (or a mixture of Polaris and Vega like in the RX Vega M GL). It integrates 20 CUs (1.280 shaders) and 4 GB HBM2 graphics memory.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


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Intel Coffee Lake:

i9-9880H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.9- 4.8 GHz (4.3 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). Offers an unlocked multiplier that allows overclocking of the CPU.

i9-9980HK: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates eight processor cores clocked at 2.4 - 5 GHz (4.2 GHz with 8 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). Offers an unlocked multiplier that allows overclocking of the CPU.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


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80.78%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Apple MacBook Pro 15 2019, i9 560X
Stefan Hinum, 2019-08-26 (Update: 2019-08-26)