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Apple MacBook Pro 16 2019 i9 5500M

Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro 16 2019 i9 5500M
Apple MacBook Pro 16 2019 i9 5500M (MacBook Pro 16 2019 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i9-9880H 8 x 2.3 - 4.8 GHz, Coffee Lake-H
Graphics adapter
AMD Radeon Pro 5500M - 4096 MB, GDDR6, Apple own
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-2666
Display
16 inch 16:10, 3072 x 1920 pixel 226 PPI, APPA044, IPS, Retina, glossy: yes
Storage
Soundcard
Apple Audio Device
Connections
4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 0 USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20Gbps, 4 Thunderbolt, Audio Connections: Headset, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor
Networking
Broadcom 802.11ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 16.2 x 358 x 246 ( = 0.64 x 14.09 x 9.69 in)
Battery
99.8 Wh, 8790 mAh Lithium-Ion, 11.36 V Simplo Technology (Changshu) Inc. A2113
Operating System
Apple macOS 10.15 Catalina
Camera
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Additional features
Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 12 Months Warranty
Released
11/13/2019
Weight
2 kg ( = 70.55 oz / 4.41 pounds), Power Supply: 359 g ( = 12.66 oz / 0.79 pounds)
Price
3199 Euro

 

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Average Score: 89.11% - very good
Average of 33 scores (from 58 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 91%, features: 74%, display: 93% mobility: 82%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 94%, emissions: 89%

Reviews for the Apple MacBook Pro 16 2019 i9 5500M

89.7% Apple MacBook Pro 16 2019 Laptop Review: A convincing Core i9-9880H and Radeon Pro 5500M powered multimedia laptop | Notebookcheck
A thicker case, proven keyboard design and better cooling: That is the latest MacBook Pro in a nutshell. It seems that Apple has finally listened to its users and the press by optimising its largest high-end laptop for professionals. We put the flagship model through its paces in this detailed review.
16" MacBook Pro 6-Month Review - Where it stands in 2020
Source: Max Tech English
Apple's 16" MacBook Pro has been out for around 6 months now, so we take a look at where it stands in the Apple lineup, especially now that the 2020 MacBook Air and 13" Pro models are now out as well. We talk about the new Magic Keyboard, and how much the newly improved speakers and microphones have mattered since we started using it. We discuss a lot of the changes and new features compared to the.. We also take some time to compare the performance of this 16" MacBook Pro to the 10th-Gen 13" Pro.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/29/2020
90% MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English
The MacBook Pro 16-inch isn't just the most powerful MacBook Apple's ever made – it's also the best. By listening to its customers and taking on board the criticisms of previous models, Apple has made a MacBook Pro that improves on nearly every aspect of the iconic workstation. If you have the budget for it, this is one of the best laptops you can buy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch Review: After 5 months, I’m convinced
Source: Slashgear English
That’s what “Pro” means to me: that ability to get things done with one computer, with a single laptop. You pay for the privilege, and you have to buy into Apple’s vision of things like ports and touch, but I suspect many will be willing to do that now the heat, battery life, and keyboard questions have been settled. The 16-inch MacBook Pro looked like a great notebook on day one, and five months later the shine hasn’t worn off.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
Apple MacBook Pro 16 review: Is the grass greener on the other side?
Source: Soycincau English
If you’ve ever been a Windows laptop user for any amount of time, you’ve probably heard a lot of good things coming from the Mac camp. MacBook users will swear by their device’s hardware and experience, justifying the higher price tags with the same kind of intangibles and refinements that Apple is so well-known for in the rest of their product lineup.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/04/2020
90% MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English
The MacBook Pro 16-inch isn't just the most powerful MacBook Apple's ever made – it's also the best. By listening to its customers and taking on board the criticisms of previous models, Apple has made a MacBook Pro that improves on nearly every aspect of the iconic workstation. If you have the budget for it, this is one of the best laptops you can buy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/20/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English
The MacBook Pro 16-inch isn't just the most powerful MacBook Apple's ever made – it's also the best. By listening to its customers and taking on board the criticisms of previous models, Apple has made a MacBook Pro that improves on nearly every aspect of the iconic workstation. If you have the budget for it, this is one of the best laptops you can buy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/29/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English
The MacBook Pro 16-inch isn't just the most powerful MacBook Apple's ever made – it's also the best. By listening to its customers and taking on board the criticisms of previous models, Apple has made a MacBook Pro that improves on nearly every aspect of the iconic workstation. If you have the budget for it, this is one of the best laptops you can buy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/13/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
84% Apple Macbook Pro 16-Inch Review
Source: Think Digit English
The 16-inch MacBook Pro has been designed from the ground up, showing ample evidence that Apple has been listening to its creative professionals. It has a bigger, 16:10 display with a higher resolution panel capable of producing both sRGB and DCI-P3 colour profiles accurately. Perhaps the most impressive is the reworking of the thermals, which allows the Core i9-9880H to run at its higher clock speeds for longer, leading to impressive performance, especially under prolonged, sustained loads such as exporting hundreds of super-high-resolution RAW files to JPEG using Adobe Lightroom. For film-makers, FCP X leverages Intel's Quick Sync and the T2 chip to yield impressively video editing and noticeably fast export times, even with 4K files. The new machine manages to tick off all the necessary boxes for creative professionals, making it super easy to recommend.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/02/2020
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 78% performance: 88% workmanship: 84%
90% Apple MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) review
Source: Tom's Guide English
The 16-inch MacBook Pro (2019) has the keyboard every Apple laptop should have. And I really do hope that Apple brings this keyboard to the 13-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air, as superior ergonomic comfort should not be a premium feature. But that's just the way it is for now. There are plenty of other reasons to splurge on this laptop, including its vivid 16-inch display with narrower bezels, amazing audio system and epic battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Apple MacBook Pro (16-inch) review: Dial M for most-powerful Mac ever
Source: Gadgets Now English
Starting at Rs 1,99,900, the MacBook is an expensive laptop but packs in a lot of features that make it quite a compelling buy. Existing Mac users, who were unhappy with the keyboard, have got a great reason to upgrade. The ‘Pro’ users will find that the MacBook offers everything that they seek for in a laptop. Apple has improved the MacBook by quite a lot and it is evident in almost every facet of this laptop, which is what makes it the best MacBook money can buy. If you have the cash and are ready to splash, go for it and forget about buying a new laptop for the next five years at least. This MacBook will undoubtedly last long, age well and for Apple’s sake hopefully shed the ‘problem child’ for once and good.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/16/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 16in review: A little bigger, a lot better
Source: It Pro English
If you want a laptop much more powerful than this, though, in a slim and portable chassis, the MacBook Pro 16in is your only choice. Even Dell’s range of workstation laptops can’t match the top-spec MacBook when it comes to outright power. Objectively, the Dell XPS 15 2019 makes more financial sense, but there’s just no denying the quality of the MacBook Pro 16in. It’s a mighty fine machine, especially for the most demanding of users.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/11/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% MacBook Pro 16-inch Review: Back to basics and getting them right
Source: India Today English
So, here is what I think: If you are professional making money with your videos, photos, software development, IT work that requires a top-of-the-line machine, it is worth splurging on the MacBook Pro 16-inch. If you are someone who is looking to upgrade their old 15-inch MacBook Pro, you will find the new MacBook Pro 16-inch an ideal machine. But for people who don't want a Core i9 or accelerated graphics processing provided by AMD Radeon 5300M or 5500M, the MacBook Pro 16-inch is too pricey. They should stick to their existing laptop, and if an upgrade is required, do so once Apple is out with smaller MacBook Pro with the redesigned keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/02/2020
Rating: Total score: 85%
85% Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro review: A return to form?
Source: Hardware Zone English
In other words, the new 16-inch MacBook Pro is the result of Apple listening and considering the needs of the people that actually use this class of notebooks. It may not be perfect, but it seems like Apple is taking a step in the right direction and that’s worth popping open the bubbly. I can’t wait to see what they will do to the rest of the MacBook line.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 75% performance: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 2019 review: What else does a professional need
Source: The Indian Express English
Overall, the new MacBook Pro 16-inch gives professional users the raw power they need to be better at their work and maybe even push the limits on what can be achieved on a device that ultimately can go in your backpack. The new MacBook Pro will only cement its position as the go-to device for creative professionals, though it becomes a bit more expensive with the new innards. The MacBook Pro is anyway a very powerful device, so make sure you don’t end up spending too much for extra processing power you will never use.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/26/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch Review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The MacBook Pro 16-inch is the very best laptop we've tested for creative duties. Its screen, keyboard and performance have all seen sizeable improvements, removing the majority of the flaws seen in previous iterations of Apple's Pro series. This is incredibly expensive, but if you need a laptop to breeze through media tasks, there is no better option than this MacBook Pro.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
85% Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro review: A return to form?
Source: Hardware Zone English
In other words, the new 16-inch MacBook Pro is the result of Apple listening and considering the needs of the people that actually use this class of notebooks. It may not be perfect, but it seems like Apple is taking a step in the right direction and that’s worth popping open the bubbly. I can’t wait to see what they will do to the rest of the MacBook line.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/11/2019
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 75% performance: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 80%
Review: Two weeks with a 16-in. MacBook Pro
Source: Computerworld.com English
Not every Apple user is going to need a Mac as powerful as this one. I’d argue that in a huge number of scenarios, most users only really need something as powerful as an iPad to get most tasks done.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/10/2019
90% MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English
The MacBook Pro 16-inch isn't just the most powerful MacBook Apple's ever made – it's also the best. By listening to its customers and taking on board the criticisms of previous models, Apple has made a MacBook Pro that improves on nearly every aspect of the iconic workstation. If you have the budget for it, this is one of the best laptops you can buy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro (16-inch, 2019) review
Source: Techradar English
The MacBook Pro 16-inch isn't just the most powerful MacBook Apple's ever made – it's also the best. By listening to its customers and taking on board the criticisms of previous models, Apple has made a MacBook Pro that improves on nearly every aspect of the iconic workstation. If you have the budget for it, this is one of the best laptops you can buy.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% MacBook Pro 16-inch review: The ultimate Apple laptop
Source: Engadget English
Apple’s 16-inch MacBook Pro is basically every creative’s dream machine, with a ton of power and a vastly improved keyboard. The larger screen makes it more useful than the 15-inch model it replaces, and it even has decent battery life for a workstation.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 16-Inch
Source: PC Mag English
With a larger display, a beefier graphics chip, and (vitally and finally!) an improved keyboard, Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro is a beyond-capable big-screen powerhouse built for creatives.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
MacBook Pro 16in review: Hands-on
Source: Macworld.co.uk English
The 16-inch MacBook Pro is, unsurprisingly, the best Mac laptop to date. Based on 16 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.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/13/2019
Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro review: hands-on with the first new MBP size since 2006
Source: Digital Arts English
Anyone who remembers the 17-inch model might be concerned that again we’ll be faced with an impractically large, teatray-sized Mac. Thankfully, the 16-inch MacBook Pro is only a smidge larger than the 15-inch model, thanks to slimmer bezels around the screen – and it’s less than 1mm thicker too. On the desk next to my 15-inch MBP, the 16-inch model looks noticeably bigger – but folded down there’s not much in it for size or weight. It’s about the same size/weight as 15.6-inch Windows rivals such as the.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/13/2019
15 hours with Apple’s new 16-inch MacBook Pro: The scissor switch keyboard is here
Source: Mobile Syrup English
After months of rumours, Apple’s new, subtly redesigned 16-inch MacBook Pro is finally here. The most significant takeaway from my roughly 20 hours with the 16-inch MacBook Pro is the beleaguered ‘Butterfly keyboard’ featured in Apple’s laptops for the past few years will likely be slowly phased out. The tech giant might not have said it outright, but the fact that its highest-end laptop now features a scissor key design that is different from every other device in the MacBook line, leaves the current MacBook Air and 13-inch MacBook Pro in a state of limbo.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/13/2019
Apple 16-inch MacBook Pro review: hands-on with the first new MBP size since 2006
Source: Digital Arts English
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

Foreign Reviews

100% MacBook Pro 16 Zoll
Source: PCtipp.ch German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 100%
Apple MacBook Pro 16 Zurück in die Zukunft
Source: Computerbase German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/03/2019
MacBook Pro 16 Zwei Wochen mit dem Neuen
Source: Der Standard German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/30/2019
MacBook Pro 16 Ein Traum-Mac
Source: Mac Welt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/25/2019
89% Der Best-of-Mac 2019
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/18/2019
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 80% features: 80% display: 90% mobility: 90%
Análisis MacBook Pro 16 pulgadas: qué dicen los medios
Source: MuyComputer Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Attractive price; big screen; powerful hardware; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/22/2019
Análisis MacBook Pro 16 pulgadas: qué dicen los medios
Source: MuyComputer Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Attractive price; big screen; powerful hardware; high performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/22/2019
[Review] O MacBook Pro de 16 polegadas precisa ser o futuro dos notebooks da Apple
Source: Gizmodo Brasil Portuegese PT→EN
Positive: Excellent speakers; comfortable keyboard; fast system; good price; elegant design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/03/2020
90% Recensione MacBook Pro 16": finalmente ritorna grande!
Source: Saggiamente Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/08/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
88% Recensione MacBook Pro 16
Source: Smart World Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/17/2020
Rating: Total score: 88% price: 70% features: 95% display: 90% mobility: 75% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
MacBook Pro 16: è davvero una workstation mobile
Source: Leonardo.it Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: High performance; long battery life; high mobility; big screen. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/11/2019
Recensione MacBook Pro 16, quello che stavate aspettando
Source: HDblog.it Italian IT→EN
Positive: Comfortable keyboard; nice display; big screen; high performance; great speakers; good microphones. Negative: No SD card slot; high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/02/2019
100% Apple MacBook Pro 2019 16" (i9 8-core 2,3GHz, 16GB ram, 1TB opslag, Qwerty) Spacegrijs
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/20/2020
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 2019 16" (i9 8-core 2,3GHz, 16GB ram, 1TB opslag, Qwerty) Spacegrijs Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/07/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
100% Apple MacBook Pro 2019 16" (i7 6-core 2,6GHz, 16GB ram, 512GB opslag, Qwerty) Spacegrijs
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/14/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 16" Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Apple MacBook Pro 2019 16" (i9 8-core 2,3GHz, 16GB ram, 1TB opslag, Qwerty) Zilver
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
[REVIEW] MacBook Pro 16-inch (2019): de beste blauwdruk
Source: Diskidee.nl Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Large screen; nice performance; long battery life; good cooling system; comfortable keyboard; decent speakers. Negative: No HD webcam; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/09/2019
Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch (2019)
Source: Consumentenbond Dutch NL→EN
Positive: Premium design; powerful hardware; high performance; decent speakers; long battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/05/2019
MacBook Pro - sprawdzamy 16-calowy laptop Apple. Rzut oka
Source: Komputerswiat Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; fast system; excellent display; nice ergonomy. Negative: Noisy under loads.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/28/2020
Обзор ноутбука Apple MacBook Pro 16” (Late 2019) в топовой конфигурации
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Decent performance; good cooling system; long battery life. Negative: Noisy under loads.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/30/2020
Обзор ноутбука Apple MacBook Pro 16” (Late 2019) в топовой конфигурации
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful hardware; high performance; decent autonomy. Negative: Noisy under loads; high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/30/2020
MacBook Pro 16 за четверть миллиона. Он крутой, но есть несколько важных нюансов
Source: Hi-Tech Mail RU→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/04/2020
Обзор ноутбука Apple MacBook Pro 16”
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Beautiful design; nice Touch Bar; great display; good speakers; quick charging. Negative: Noisy under loads; overheats while using; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/13/2020
Обзор 16-дюймового MacBook Pro: ждали не зря
Source: Hitech Vesti RU→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance. Negative: Relatively high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/25/2019
Bạn cần chiếc laptop hiệu năng cao, hay mua ngay chiếc Macbook này
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: High performance; powerful processor; excellent ergonomy.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/08/2020
Tất tần tật về MacBook Pro 16 inch: Bàn phím mới, GPU 7nm, RAM 64GB, SSD 8TB, giá tới 140 triệu
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Impressive keyboard; powerful hardware; high performance. Negative: Expensive.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/14/2019
95% Apple MacBook Pro 16" (2019)
Source: Tek.no NO→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 95%
TEST: 16-tommer MacBook Pro
Source: Dinside NO→EN
Positive: Elegant design; great built quality; nice ergonomy; bright display; high performance; impressive speakers; good microphone; long battery life. Negative: Poor webcam; no memory card reader; high price.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/26/2019
80% Apple MacBook Pro 16” [TEST]: En Big Mac med det hele
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/05/2020
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 60% performance: 100% display: 100% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%
100% Apple MacBook Pro (2019) 16″
Source: Lyd og Billede DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/17/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% MacBook Pro 16” test | fantastisk på næsten alle parametre
Source: Mere Mobil.dk DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/04/2019
Rating: Total score: 100%
100% Anmeldelse: Apple MacBook Pro 16″ – næsten helt perfekt
Source: Input DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/27/2019
Rating: Total score: 100% price: 90% performance: 100% workmanship: 90%

Comment

Series: The Apple MacBook Pro 16 2019 is the most powerful notebook Apple has ever made. The highlights of the Macbook Pro include a 16-inch Retina display, super-fast processors, next-generation graphics, the largest battery capacity ever in a MacBook Pro, and massive storage. The 16-inch Retina display is the largest Retina display ever in a Mac notebook. It produces 500 nits of brightness for bright whites, while delivering deep blacks thanks to the precise photo alignment of liquid crystal molecules. The P3 wide color gamut allows the screen to display true-to-life images and videos. The thermal architecture in the MacBook Pro has been completely redesigned. It features larger impellers with improved fan blades for optimal airflow and more heat-dispersing fins for more effective cooling. Thanks to the more advanced thermal design, the Intel Core i9 processor with up to 8 cores and 16 threads sustains higher performance for longer periods of time. It also delivers up to 2.1 times the performance of its predecessors, which is a quad-core MacBook Pro.

The 16-inch MacBook Pro uses up to 64 GB 2666 MHz DDR4 RAM for smooth performance. It also has up to 8 TB of SSD storage, which is the most available in any notebook. The AMD Radeon Pro 5000M series delivers the graphics horsepower in a MacBook Pro. The graphics helps the Macbook to be over two times faster than the previous-generation for seamless playback and faster rendering of ultra-high-definition videos. Besides that, the new Magic Keyboard features a refined scissor mechanism with 1 mm of travel for a responsive, comfortable and quiet typing experience. The Touch Bar places powerful shortcuts front and centre, and Touch ID can provide fast authentication. As for audio, the six-speaker sound system produces room-filling wide stereo sound like users have never heard from a notebook before. For a clearer, more natural sound and a half-octave lower range to the bass, it features Dual force-cancelling woofers which also dramatically reduce system vibration. The 16-inch MacBook Pro has the highest-capacity battery Apple has ever put in a notebook. The 100-watt-hour lithium-polymer battery not only powers the larger display and delivers higher maximum sustained power, it also provides longer battery life of up to 11 hours of wireless web browsing and video playback. As a conclusion, the Apple MacBook Pro 16 2019 is a great performance laptop to work on the go. It is catered towards professionals who require high performance hardware and lightweight sleek build. It also does not come cheap, so it is catered towards professionals who have the budget.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

AMD Radeon Pro 5500M: Mid-range mobile graphics card based on the Navi 14 chip (new RDNA architecture) and manufactured in the modern 7nm process. Offers all 24 CUs (=1,536 shaders) of the chip and therefore 2 more CUs than the similar named mobile Radeon RX 5500M and desktop RX 5500. Available with 4 and 8 GB GDDR6 video RAM.

With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

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


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


16":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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


2 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.


Apple: Apple Inc. is an American multinational corporation which designs and manufactures consumer electronics and software products. Apple software includes the Mac OS X operating system but nowadays Macbooks are also able to run Windows. Apple has at least sporadically been considered the most valuable company in the world since 2011 and has consistently ranked among the Top 10 companies in the world.

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).


89.11%: There do not exist many models, which are rated better. The most ratings get ratings, which are a bit worse.


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

 

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Apple MacBook Air 2020 i3
Iris Plus Graphics G4 (Ice Lake 48 EU), Ice Lake i3-1000NG4, 13.3", 1.27 kg
Apple iPad Pro 11 2020
A12Z Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A12Z Bionic, 11", 0.471 kg
Apple iPhone SE 2
A13 Bionic GPU, Apple A-Series A13 Bionic, 4.7", 0.148 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 13 2019 i5 4TB3
Iris Plus Graphics 655, Coffee Lake i5-8279U, 13.3", 1.37 kg
Apple Macbook Air 2019, i5 256GB
UHD Graphics 617, Core i5 i5-8210Y, 13.3", 1.25 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2019-11-27 (Update: 2019-11-27)