The finish is Apple: are the managers, developers and designers to abandon the Macbook to other laptops

As problems with the keyboard and overheating affect the perception of users.

In July 2018, Apple has updated the Macbook Pro line. The device has received the Intel Core of the eighth generation, including versions with Core i9 and 32 GB of RAM. But the most powerful model suffered from overheating, and Macbook of the previous generation Apple acknowledged the issue with the keyboard.

Now, in addition to the Apple such a powerful device in a compact form-factor offers only Dell. Other manufacturers either haven’t announced a line of laptops for 2018 or refused such amount of memory and CPU.

Dell XPS 15, photos Notebookcheck

In June 2018, on sale Dell XPS 15 9570 — new flagship ultrabook of the company. Edition Techradar calls it the smallest and lightest device in its class: the size of comparable with a 14-inch laptop, and the weight of the most powerful version does not exceed 2 kg. the Housing is made of aluminum and the hand rest is carbon fiber.

Dell brand XPS 15 15.6-inch UltraSharp display, protected by Corning Gorilla glass NBT. There are two versions of the matrix: budget FullHD with full color coverage of sRGB and top with a touch display and the full color gamut of Adobe RGB. The resolution of the older model — 3840 by 2160, which is three million more pixels than the Macbook Pro.

Specifications of top models:

  • Intel Core i9-8950HK.
  • Frameless touch 15.6-inch display with a resolution of 4K (3840 by 2160).
  • 32 GB of RAM DDR4.
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti with 4GB of GDDR5 memory.
  • SSD 2TB M. 2 2280.
  • The cost of the Junior model Dell XPS 15 with full HD display, Intel Core i5-8300H and 8 GB of memory is $999. In the maximum configuration on the Core i9 — $3299. Macbook Pro configuration with a Core i9, 32 GB of memory, a Radeon Pro 560X and 2 TB SSD costs $4699.

Also Dell has released the XPS 13, same model laptop with 13.3-inch screen. Power is limited to Quad-Core Intel Core i5 and i7 of the eighth generation and 16 GB of RAM.

Model with a FullHD display, Core i5, 4 GB RAM and 128 GB SSD costs $999. The most powerful, with Intel Core i7-8550U, 16 GB RAM, 4K display and 1 TB SSD — $2349. Technical reviewers from Techradar, Digital Trends and other publications consider Dell XPS 13 laptop is best among all manufacturers.

Dell XPS 15 9575 “2 in 1” — modification of the Dell XPS 15 with swivel joint, which turns the device into a tablet. Hardware platform other transformer based on Intel Kaby Lake-G, which combines Intel Core processors 8 generation graphics AMD Radeon RX Vega M with 4 GB of memory HBM2. There are two models — Core i7-and Core i5 8705G-8305G.

Dell XPS 15 9575, photos CNET

Options of RAM, two 8 and 16 GB versions of the drive four: from 128 GB to 1 TB.

Another feature transformer keyboard Maglev, which is a standard silicon wafers using an electromagnetic field that support button. The laptop screen works with a stylus the Dell Active Pen, which can recognize up to 4096 levels of pressure. It is sold separately for $99.

Business leaders and developers said what do you think about upgrading a Macbook and a potential laptop replacement on the same Windows device.

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