An updated 15-inch MacBook Pro for 2015
2:31

An updated 15-inch MacBook Pro for 2015

Laptops
[MUSIC] One of our favorite laptops has been just ever so slightly updated. I'm Dan Ackerman, and this is the 2015 edition of Apple's 15 inch MacBook Pro. Now, this looks and feels [UNKNOWN]. A lot like last year's 15 inch MacBook Pro, and that's because it's essentially the same system. It's gotten a few minor tweaks, fewer tweaks actually than the MacBook Air's have gotten in 2015, or even the 13 inch MacBook Pro. We do get the new [UNKNOWN] such trackpad. That is a trackpad that is actually a flat piece of glass that's on four centers Doesn't have that sort of diving board click down mechanism anymore. What it has is a series of little [UNKNOWN] feedback sensors underneath it. So when you click on it, it gives you a little job. It feels like you're clicking down, although you're really not. It's actually uncanny. And if you press down harder, you actually get two levels of click. You also get faster Flash storage drive in here. You don't have to move a lot of files back and forth. Certainly that could be helpful. We didn't know that there's a huge difference in our benchmark test. One thing that you don't get, however, that other new 2015 MacBooks, new models and updated ones, have gotten, is Intel's broadwell generation processors that's the fifth generation of the CoreI3, CoreI5, CoreI7 processors. This guy keeps last year's core I7, still plenty fast enough. Frankly, performance wise you're not gonna notice a big difference. You do lose out, I think, probably on some potential battery life gains. Apple says that this model, due to some new tricks with the battery chemistry, should run a bit longer than last year's similar comparable model. We found that this thing ran for about nine hours. Pretty much the same as last year's 15 inch Mac Book Pro. This is both the largest and most powerful laptop that Apple makes right now especially since the much beloved 17 inch version of the Mac Book Pro has been discontinued. For many years. And, of course, you get that super high resolution, what Apple calls the Retina screen and lots of ports and connections, even though it is very slim for a 15 inch laptop. You also get in the higher end model we have here a new graphics card, the AMD Radeon R9 M370X, which was decent at 3D gaming. Certainly not as fast as a true dedicated gaming laptop will be, but on a Mac, your gaming options are pretty limited anyway. Without that, this guy starts at 1999. And this updated version, with a graphics card is 2499. I'm Ben Ackerman, and that is Apple's 15 inch MacBook Pro.

Up Next

Hands-On With This Massive 17-Inch Folding OLED Screen PC From Asus
yt-asus-foldable-nda-v5

Up Next

Hands-On With This Massive 17-Inch Folding OLED Screen PC From Asus

Why MacBooks Don't Have Touchscreens
no-touchscreens-seq-00-10-00-26-still001

Why MacBooks Don't Have Touchscreens

Dell XPS 13 Plus Review: Redesign Stands Out, But Battery Life Is a Disappointment
topic-ddmmyy-land-copy-01-00-00-06-02-still002.png

Dell XPS 13 Plus Review: Redesign Stands Out, But Battery Life Is a Disappointment

MacBook Air M2 vs. MacBook Air M1: Worth the Extra $200
p1088367-mov-04-50-21-21-still001.png

MacBook Air M2 vs. MacBook Air M1: Worth the Extra $200

MacBook Air M2: Apple Makes Big Changes to This Tiny Laptop
screenshot-2022-07-13-at-21-51-48-copy.png

MacBook Air M2: Apple Makes Big Changes to This Tiny Laptop

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 Video Review
surface-go-22

Microsoft Surface Laptop Go 2 Video Review

MacBook Pro M2: Apple's New Chip Put to the Test
p1099021-mov-03-56-58-06-still001

MacBook Pro M2: Apple's New Chip Put to the Test

Hands-On With Apple's New M2 MacBook Air
hands-on

Hands-On With Apple's New M2 MacBook Air

Apple Updates 13-inch MacBook Pro with new M2 Chip
appleintroducesmacbookprom2-00-00-07-02-still001

Apple Updates 13-inch MacBook Pro with new M2 Chip

Tech Shows

The Apple Core
apple-core-w

The Apple Core

Alphabet City
alphabet-city-w

Alphabet City

CNET Top 5
cnet-top-5-w

CNET Top 5

The Daily Charge
dc-site-1color-logo.png

The Daily Charge

What the Future
what-the-future-w

What the Future

Tech Today
tech-today-w

Tech Today

Latest News All latest news

Elon Musk Wants To Sell You an Optimus Robot for Less Than the Price of a Tesla
optimus-for-cms-1

Elon Musk Wants To Sell You an Optimus Robot for Less Than the Price of a Tesla

Tesla AI Day 2022: The Biggest Announcements
supercutcnet

Tesla AI Day 2022: The Biggest Announcements

Watch Elon Musk Unveil Optimus Robot Prototype
teslarobot

Watch Elon Musk Unveil Optimus Robot Prototype

How Apple Could Bring Back the iPhone Mini
220922-yt-apple-stuff-ep-13-iphone-mini-isnt-dead-3

How Apple Could Bring Back the iPhone Mini

Fitbit Sense 2 First Look: New Software Makes a Difference
fitbit-aroll-00-00-46-14-still001

Fitbit Sense 2 First Look: New Software Makes a Difference

iPhone 14 Pro vs. Galaxy S22 Ultra: Camera Comparison
14-pro-vs-s22-ultra-camerasthumb.png

iPhone 14 Pro vs. Galaxy S22 Ultra: Camera Comparison

Most Popular All most popular

DART Explained: First Asteroid Crash Images
dart-crash

DART Explained: First Asteroid Crash Images

Watch Elon Musk Unveil Optimus Robot Prototype
teslarobot

Watch Elon Musk Unveil Optimus Robot Prototype

Tesla AI Day 2022: The Biggest Announcements
supercutcnet

Tesla AI Day 2022: The Biggest Announcements

See NASA's DART Probe Make Impact With Asteroid Dimorphos
astroid-image-cms

See NASA's DART Probe Make Impact With Asteroid Dimorphos

Elon Musk Wants To Sell You an Optimus Robot for Less Than the Price of a Tesla
optimus-for-cms-1

Elon Musk Wants To Sell You an Optimus Robot for Less Than the Price of a Tesla

Amazon Debuts Kindle Scribe With a Stylus
amazon-kindle-00-02-48-13-still098

Amazon Debuts Kindle Scribe With a Stylus

Latest Products All latest products

Fitbit Sense 2 First Look: New Software Makes a Difference
fitbit-aroll-00-00-46-14-still001

Fitbit Sense 2 First Look: New Software Makes a Difference

GoPro Hero 11 Black Hands-on: Super-sized Sensor for All Your Socials
gopro1

GoPro Hero 11 Black Hands-on: Super-sized Sensor for All Your Socials

I Tried Out Sony's Upcoming VR Headset on the PlayStation 5
psvr2

I Tried Out Sony's Upcoming VR Headset on the PlayStation 5

Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch SE: First Look
watch8-sepic

Apple Watch Series 8 and Apple Watch SE: First Look

Bose QuietComfort EarBuds 2: Better design, better performance
bose-quietcomforst-ii

Bose QuietComfort EarBuds 2: Better design, better performance

Galaxy Z Flip 4 Review: A Diminutive but Fun Upgrade
flip4

Galaxy Z Flip 4 Review: A Diminutive but Fun Upgrade

Latest How To All how to videos

How to Clean Your Keyboard's Sticky Keys
3keyboards

How to Clean Your Keyboard's Sticky Keys

How to Play Games from PlayStation Plus on PC
psstill

How to Play Games from PlayStation Plus on PC

How to Delete or Disable Your Instagram Account
phoneonorange

How to Delete or Disable Your Instagram Account

Fix Your iPhone Screen With Apple's Self-Service Repair Kit
dsc00641

Fix Your iPhone Screen With Apple's Self-Service Repair Kit

How to Buy a Budget Laptop in 2022
budgetlaptops-00-08-35-15-still001

How to Buy a Budget Laptop in 2022

Google Pay: How to Set Up and Use
googlepay-inhand

Google Pay: How to Set Up and Use