The MacBook pro was a much awaited Ultrabook by Apple Inc. the MacBook pro belongs to the premium category of powerful, light and compact laptop. The MacBook pro comes with a hefty price tag and isn’t made for everyone. It caters to a niche market, however there are a lot of equally good alternatives available. These alternatives come with high resolution screens, 7th gen Intel Core i5/i7 chips and have enough power to perform any of the tasks at hand.
The various options available are as follows:
DELL XPS 13
This laptop is top of the class and gives stiff competition to MacBook pro.
- It has the latest 7th gen Intel core i5/i7 u series processor
- Intel HD620/ Iris plus 640 graphics
- 8/16 Gb RAM
- 1TB SSD storage
- Infinity screen
- Full HD with QHD+ option
- Soft touch plastic body interspersed with metallic finish
- Good keyboard and track pad
- 2 USB-A ports
- SD card reader
- Headphones socket and a traditional power plug
- Thunderbolt 3 USB-C socket
- 8 hours of battery life
- 15mm thickness and weighs 1.28 kgs
HP Envy 13
The HP Envy 13 matches all the features of the MacBook pro but lags behind with its macho design.
- 7th gen Intel Core i5/i7 processor
- 1Tb SSD storage
- QHD display touch screen
- An average keyboard and trackpad
- 2 USB-A ports, 1 USB-C port, HDMI out
- Headphones socket and a micro SD card reader.
- 7 hours of battery life.
- A little thin and weighs 1.34 kgs
- Has a stodgy design and there is scope for improvement
Razer Blade Stealth
Razer is the ultimate gaming ultrabook.
- It has an aluminium finish metallic body giving it a premium edge.
- 12.5 inches screen, 4k model
- Large green logo on the lid and the full colour keys are backlit.
- 13.3 inches QHD+ Stealth
- 7th gen Intel core i7 processor
- HD620 graphics, 16 GB RAM
- Excellent keyboard and trackpad
- 2 USB-A ports, HDMI out
- Headphones socket, 3 USB-C port which doubles as a power socket
- Battery life of 6.5 hours
- Screen options from 12.5inches in 4k version, 13.3 inches QHD screen
- 13.1mm thickness weighs 1.29kgs
- It has a unique external graphics card called core which boosts the performance.
Microsoft surface laptop
The Surface is the first brand of laptops launched by windows. It’s a premium brand
- It is completely flat and has a mirrored Microsoft logo
- Alcantara covered keyboard deck
- Minimalist base and port design
- A fitted keyboard and a large and precise trackpad
- 7th gen Intel i5/i7 core processor.
- Windows 10 OS
- Battery life of 10 hours
- 13.5 inch screen
- 14.5mm thickness and weighs 1.25kgs
- 1 USB-A port, mini display port, headphones socket
- The ingenious Windows Hello facial recognition is a brilliant feature that logs you into the windows network instantly.
These options give you the power to choose other laptops with similar configurations and at much lower prices if not the same as the MacBook pro.