MacBook Pro 2016 vs. Samsung ATIV Book 9 Pro: Feature Comparison

The Apple MacBook 2016 is due now and different people have speculated different dates for its arrival. Some people say Apple’s new laptop will be out before the 2015 Christmas while some say it will be released in the first week of January 2016. Whenever it does come out, it will face some stiff competition in the market as many competitors have already started selling in the market. People now a days sell macbook and as you know Apple’s long time rival, Samsung is not behind in this race and has recently unveiled the ATIV Book 9 Pro to compete against the 2016 MacBook. So today, we are going to do a quick feature comparison between these two.

The ATIV Book 9 is actually available in two variants: the Pro model for $1599 and its smaller and comparitively weaker sibling the Spin model for $1399.

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Pro

Startint our comparison with the Book 9 Pro, the device is poweerd by the Intel Core i7 6700HQ clocked at 2.6GHz, with Turbo Boost taking it upto 3.5Ghz. Other specs on the device include an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M chipset  2GB of GDDR5 graphic memory and 8GB of LPDDR3 memory available as the RAM.You have 256 GB of SSD internal storage available. An interesting feature about the Book 9 Pro is its 15.6 inch LCD touch display which boasts of a 4K resolution. Other than that, you have a 720P webcam available for your video calling needs.

Moving on to the Book 9 Spin, we see the device is powered by an Intel Core i7 6500U processor clocked at 2.5GHz, with Turbo Boost takig it upto 3.1GHz.You have 8 GB of LPDDR3 RAM and an Intel HD Graphics 520 . The device offers similar storage options as its elder sibling but where it does differ is in its 13.3-inch screen with a QHD+ resolution of 3200 x 1800 pixels. As a compensation for thr absence of a 4K screen, the device folds back on a 360 degree hinge allowing you to use it like a tablet.

The MacBook 2016 will be available in two variants: 15 inch and 13 inch and the larger variant will set you back by about $1500. The new MacBook will feature the Force Touch Technology and will be backed by a Intel Skylake-U processor paired with a Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 graphics card.