Microsoft Surface Book vs MacBook Pro: Reasons why Surface Book is an overwhelming winner
Microsoft Surface Book has impressed the laymen as well as reviewers. There is no denying the fact that this impressive machine has impressed everyone so much that it has remained on must have list of millions of people. Its demand has still to slow down despite the fact that several months have passed since its launch.
Microsoft Surface Book is a shining example of Microsoftâ€™s success with hardware apart from its gaming console. Many said that as Google hasnâ€™t been able to come out with any successful product in the form of tablet or smartphone or for that matter Google Glass, Microsoft will also not be able to achieve success when it came to hardware.
Nonetheless Microsoft seems to have defied this logic that seems to be very simple on face of it. It launched several products including Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book and both have been massive success in the market.
In the meantime everyone seems to be comparing Microsoft Surface Book with MacBook Pro. There is no denying the fact that both look impressive, but dig a little deeper and you will realize that Microsoftâ€™s Surface Pro 4 is an out and out winner.
There are several reasons for better performance of Surface Book compared to MacBook Pro. First of all, while Surface Book comes with 6th-Generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, MacBook Pro comes with 5th-Gen Intel Core i5, 8GB RAM, 128GB storage. It is needless to say why Surface Book is far faster than Appleâ€™s beautiful laptop.
When it comes to design, both the machines look nothing short of stunning. While Apple is famous for its design, Microsoft has shown that it is equally good in this aspect too. The Surface Book offers a sleek, all-silver, magnesium design. It sports an innovative hinge that keeps the laptop’s removable display from getting too shaky. The MacBook Pro sports subtly curved corners and slip edges.
Both the machines are light. But Surface Book wins in this aspect too. Surface Book weighs around 3.34 pounds; while the MacBook Pro is slightly heavier with 3.48 pounds. Though lighter in weight, Surface Book is wider than the MacBook Pro. Surface Book has dimensions as 12.3 x 9.14 x 0.5-0.9-inch, while MacBook Pro’s dimensions are 12.4 x 8.6 x 0.7-inch. Both the machines match well on media quotient. The Surface Book consists of two USB 3.0 ports, an SD card slot, a Mini Display Port and a Surface Connect port. On the other hand, MacBook Pro has two USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, an SD Card slot and two Thunderbolt 2 ports.