Anonymous, 27 Oct 2016Becasue it brings cost down. Apple makes it a point to bring in incredibly high profit-per-sal... moreUh, no it doesn't. Right now DDR4 memory is cheaper than plain DDR3 (let alone LPDDR3).
Core i7 6th gen, 1TB HDD, gtx 1060 6gb, 17" 1080 panel, customizable keyboard lighting, usb 3.1 / thunderbolt... this is the starting cost model for a gaming laptop which is $1,499. a lot cheaper and way better specs than the most expensive macbook pro to date. Mac OS is not that great to make people buy macbooks. apple needs to rethink their pricing strategy.
vbaldassi, 27 Oct 2016On apple web says the RAM is LPDDR3, not DDR4. Don't know why if they put a Skylake processor ... moreBecasue it brings cost down. Apple makes it a point to bring in incredibly high profit-per-sale for their computers. This is only a bad thing for consumers, as it's excellent business.
vbaldassi, 27 Oct 2016On apple web says the RAM is LPDDR3, not DDR4. Don't know why if they put a Skylake processor ... moreSpecially in the 13inch model, that relies on an integrated GPU that shares memory bandwidth with the main RAM. Dell did the same thing in their Kaby Lake XPS 13 (yeah, they are already one generation ahead of Apple).
kaSZa007, 27 Oct 2016Apple is using 6TH Generation in an era of 7TH Generation.. Microsoft's Surface Books are way ... moreSurface book and studio also are 6th gen processors.
Also in Microsoft web doesn't specifies if ram on surface book is ddr3 or 4.
On apple web says the RAM is LPDDR3, not DDR4. Don't know why if they put a Skylake processor didn't use DDR4 memories with higher bandwidth and a lower power consumption.
Apparently "innovation" is copying what Lenovo already did (in the past) with their Thinkpad X1 series. And the reason it failed is quite obvious, no amount of animation or vibration replaces the touch-and-feal of a real key -- you know, the one you can find and type even with your eyes closed/looking elsewhere.
Their use-cases would be solved much better by a touch-screen, you know, like all high-end PCs today already offer (at bare least) as an option!
Finally, can a product that doesn't have the function keys row really be called "Pro"?
everyone hating it and yet most of you will end up buying it anyway because of the "apple is the best" type of inspiring bullshit. sorry had to say this.
Herodroid, 27 Oct 2016Lol a total laptop copy paste with apple logo on it. Better buy laptop than this crapIt is a laptop by the way
SIMPLISTICPHILIPPINE, 27 Oct 2016What happened to Apple? You call that strip innovation? Hahahah! Ive been planning to purchase... moreu expecting apple using 8th gen , must more far ahead than competitor
Very nice and should be super fast. The Iris graphics are surprisingly capable...I run games via bootcamp like dark souls 3, lords of the fallen, final fantasy 13/13-2/LR, fallout 4, dragon's dogma ect (with graphics set to medium) without any problems on a MacBook Pro Retina mid 2014 (Intel Iris Pro) so I imagine that these new models will be even more capable. Gaming aside, the design is beautiful and Mac OS Sierra is a joy to use. Worth it. Well done Apple.
kaSZa007, 27 Oct 2016Apple is using 6TH Generation in an era of 7TH Generation.. Microsoft's Surface Books are way ... more7th gen still new , most new laptop still using 6th gen ... its not really big problem still using 6th gen.... the performance still good ....
u just not feel comfortable what apple did , right ?
What happened to Apple? You call that strip innovation? Hahahah! Ive been planning to purchase a macbook.. not worth waiting.. what the f.. Iam very dissapointed, and hell yeah with that price and 6th gen ONLY???? I'd better buy an acer ultrabook..
Nattheking, 27 Oct 2016How good is the graphics card on the 15 inch version. Tried searching benchmarks but nothin came upIt is not out yet. The performance will be only decent, sadly, looking at the 460m.
Do Apple fans still moan about burn-in, when they have an oled watch and an oled touch panel? Oh wait, they're already salivating for the oled display in the next iPhone.
Apple is using 6TH Generation in an era of 7TH Generation.. Microsoft's Surface Books are way ahead ! Sorry Apple Fans you only get the same thing with a new fancy toy to play with each year 😂