The Good The inventive Touch Bar streamlines work and saves clicks, and Apple has improved almost every part of the thinner, lighter MacBook Pro, including a larger touchpad, faster components and a flatter keyboard. iPhone's Touch ID is handy on the Mac, too.
The Bad You're paying a hefty premium for the Touch Bar, which supports only a limited handful of Apple apps for now. The USB-C-only ports mean carrying a bag full of dongles. The lack of high-end graphics or huge RAM options in the 13-inch model may frustrate photo and video professionals.
The Bottom Line Apple's smart, useful Touch Bar makes it well worth splurging on the step-up version of the streamlined 13-inch MacBook Pro.
|Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, 2016)||Lenovo Yoga 920||Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop||Dell XPS 13 (late 2017)||Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (15-inch, 2017)|
|Price||$1,393 Amazon.com||$1,200 Lenovo||$950 Dell, Inc.||$1,150 Dell, Inc.||$2,199 B&H Photo-Video|
Second-screen dream machine
The Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar (13-inch, 2016) review, published in November 2016, follows.
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