Apple computers and laptops are renowned for their unique design, own software, excellent screen display and powerful memory. We are comparing Apple’s iMac and MacBook pro performance here. Following are the pros and cons of both iMac and MacBook pro.
The iMac has a standard RAM of 8GB while the MacBook pro has a giant RAM of 16GB.
The iMac is powered by a faster processor of six core 3.7GHz 9th generation i5 with higher clock speed, while the MacBook Pro comes with six core 2.6GHz 9th generation i7 processor, with a lower clock speed.
The iMac and MacBook Pro both have remarkable screen displays but there is an obvious difference of size. The first one comes with a top-end 27-inch screen with a massive resolution of 5120*2880, while the other one has a 15-inch screen with a dweller resolution of 2880*1800.
SSDs and Fusion Drive
The iMac models comes with a fusion drive while the MacBook Pro comes with an SSD. Most start at 256GB, but there is still a 128GB option around.
Ports and Portability
The MacBook is powered by USB-C, with an 87W USB-C power adapter included in the package. On the other hand, the iMac has a port for almost anything. It has two US-C ports that can handle USB 3.1 gen 2 and Thunderbolt 3.
The iMac comes with Apple’s Magic keyboard, while the MacBook Pro has a built-in keyboard.
Mice, Track pads and Touch Gestures
The iMac is designed with a number of touch-based gestures in mind, which includes two-finger scrolling, swipes from left to right to change between desktop spaces and quick reveal gestures for running apps and the desktop. It has a Magic Mouse 2. The MacBook Pro has a big track pad front and center.