iPad Pro vs. MacBook Pro: Know What’s Better You?

Before buying any Apple product, users tend to search for the better and advanced version because all of us are aware of the durability of Apple products, hence it is a sort of investment done by us. Similarly, when users are thinking of buying a MacBook, they are immediately taken to the thought of buying an iPad and vice versa.

The latest version of MacBook and iPad i.e. iPad Pro and MacBook Pro has gained a high place in the global market. But with the hype that has been created in the global market, confusion is also followed on whether to go for iPad Pro or MacBook pro. We have made known until now the functions of both and know how one can turn an iPad into a laptop and the best part is that is portable unlike laptop.

But on the other hand, MacBook enjoys having certain things that are unavailable in iPad like, the internal memory, having more and advanced features and being a perfect device for work purposes and many other reasons which make each of them better than the other and making it harder to make a choice. 

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Therefore, looking at the above dilemma, we are going to discuss and delineate important information and other whereabouts of the specifications to let you make an informed and deliberate purchase and put an end to the iPad Pro vs. MacBook Pro. 

iPad Pro vs. MacBook Pro: Which one should you be buying?

Overall, we all know each one has its advantages and you only have to decide based on your need and the kind of work you do. Whatever seems beneficial to your work is the one you should go for. Therefore, before we dive into the details of each one of them, let us have a quick look at the specifications of the MacBook Pro and iPad pro and thereby have a broad idea of what we are getting into. 

  • Display: iPad Pro: 12. 9 inches and MacBook Pro: 13.3 inches
  • CPU: iPad Pro: A12X bionic and MacBook pro: 8th Gen Core i5 and i7
  • RAM: iPad Pro: 4 GB and Macbook Pro: 8 GB and 16 GB
  • Keyboard travel: iPad Pro: 0.7mm and MacBook Pro: 0.55mm
  • SSD: iPad Pro: 64GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB and MacBook Pro: 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, 2TB
  • Porta available: iPad Pro: USB-C, Nano-SIM and MacBook Pro:4 Thunderbolt 3, headphone
  • Webcam quality: iPad Pro: 7MP (front); 12MP (rear) and MacBook has: HD quality of 720 pixels
  • Size of both the devices: iPad Pro is: 9.7 x 7 x 0.2 inches and MacBook Pro has: 12 x 8.4 x 0.6 inches
  • Battery capacity: iPad Pro is: 13:14 and MacBook Pro is: 8:43

Now that we have reviewed all the details and specifications for the iPad Pro vs. MacBook Pro debate, let us have a quick and brief look at each of their features and what makes which one better. 

iPad Pro vs. MacBook Pro: difference and similarities in the display

Even though both the displays have done a fair job, but iPad Pro has received more positive reviews than the MacBook pro. The reason being that iPad pro has a liquid retina display which produces ar 128.4 per cent of the sRGB spectrum with excellent colour accuracy of 0.29 and with utmost perfection. Ipad Pro also has a 2732 x 2048-pixel display.

On the other hand, the display of MacBook pro is only left with 119 per cent of the sRGB colour gamut and has a 2560 x 1600-pixel display. Therefore iPad Pro gets an upper hand in terms of display. 

iPad Pro vs. MacBook Pro: The design of each 

When it comes to design, Apple removed and even shortened some of the bezels on the keyboard of the iPad Pro that resulted in a more immersive view. Even the face ID is also replaced by a touch ID making it easier to unlock.

There has not been much change in the MacBook Pro design edition in this model and it has remained the same as it had been for years. The only added feature that can be seen in it is the introduction of Touch ID replaced by the face ID. Therefore, we have again seen our winner here. 

iPad Pro vs. MacBook Pro: ports

This is where iPad Pro loses to the MacBook Pro as iPad Pro only has one single USB C port that will connect to other devices. Also, there is no 3.5mm jack slot as seen in MacBook pro so cannot use wired earphones or use an adapter to use wired cans, whereas in MacBooks there are four Thunderbolt 3 connections.

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iPad Pro vs. MacBook Pro: performance

It has been seen that the iPad Pro is faster than the MacBook Pro as it has twice the graphics power as its previous model. MacBook pro takes a longer time in converting big files to the desired format than iPad pro. Therefore, iPad wins in performance too and turns out that it has better battery life than the MacBook pro. 

Final words

Seeing the above arguments in the iPad proves that iPad pro has gone through more changes and advancements than its counterpart. Now, it depends on you to decide what suits your work better. 

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