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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) Technical Specifications

Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) Technical Specifications
Brand: Apple
Category: Apple Computer
  • Processor 2.9GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7 7820HQ “Kaby Lake”
  • Display 15.4-inch (diagonal)
  • RAM 16GB
  • Storage 256GB 512GB 1TB or 2TB
  • Web Cam 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • OS macOS

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Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) laptop Review

The MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) is a top-of-the-line laptop with a sleek design and powerful internals. It has a large, vibrant display and a comfortable keyboard, making it a great choice for professionals and power users.

Its performance is impressive, and it has plenty of features and ports for connecting external devices. The 15-inch model is especially impressive, with a large screen that’s great for multitasking.

The only downside is its high price tag, but for its features and performance, the MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) is worth the investment.

What are the specifications of the MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) laptop?

Here’s a summary of the technical specifications for the MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) laptop:

  • Processor: 2.9GHz quad-core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.9GHz
  • Memory: 16GB of 2133MHz LPDDR3 onboard memory
  • Storage: 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, 2TB SSD
  • Display: 15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2880-by-1800 native resolution at 220 PPI
  • Graphics: AMD Radeon Pro GPU + Intel HD Graphics 630
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Camera: 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • I/O: Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Colours: Silver, Space Gray

Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Laptop
Released 06 June, 2017
Status Available
Generation 2.8GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 (7700HQ)
External Buttons and Connectors Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports with support for
Charging
DisplayPort
Thunderbolt (up to 40 Gbps)
USB 3.1 Gen 2 (up to 10 Gbps)

Processor (CPU)

Processor Type 2.9GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7 7820HQ “Kaby Lake”
Processor Speed 2.9 GHz
Processor Cores Quad Core
Processor Cache Level 1 Cache 256 KB
Level 2 Cache 1 MB
Level 3 Cache 8 MB
Base frequency 2.9 GHz
Turbo frequency 3.9 GHz
Threads 8
Fabrication process 14 nm
64-bit Computing

Memory (RAM)

RAM 16GB
RAM Type LPDDR3 SDRAM
RAM Speed 2133MHz
RAM Max upto 16 GB
User Upgradable No

Storage

Storage Type Solid State Drive (SSD)
Storage Capacity 256GB
512GB
1TB
2TB
Technology PCIe
Secondary Storage No
User Upgradable No

Display Info

Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) Retina display (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology
Size 15.4-inch (diagonal)
Resolution 2880-by-1800 native resolution
Pixel Density <strong>Pixel Density (PPI)</strong> is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality. 220 pixels per inch
Refresh rate 60Hz
Aspect Ratio 16:10
Max. brightness 500 nits brightness
Extras Retina display
15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2880-by-1800 native resolution at 220 pixels per inch with support for millions of colors
Supported scaled resolutions:
1920 by 1200
1680 by 1050
1280 by 800
1024 by 640
500 nits brightness
Wide color (P3)

Case

Height 0.61 inch (1.55 cm)
Width 13.75 inch (34.93 cm)
Depth 9.48 inch (24.07 cm)
Weight 4.02 pounds (1.83 kg)
Colors Silver
Space Gray
Touch Screen No

Graphics Card

GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. AMD Radeon Pro 560 with 4GB of GDDR5 memory and automatic graphics switching Intel HD Graphics 630
GPU Type Dedicated or Integrated
GPU Memory 4GB
Up to 1.5 GB DDR3 shared from main memory (Intel HD Graphics 630)
Base Clock 907 MHz
Fabrication process 14 nm
Memory bus 128 Bit
Memory speed 5080 MHz
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 48

Operating System

Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. macOS

Battery Info

Battery Type <strong>Battery Type => </strong> Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium. Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
Capacity <strong>Battery Capacity</strong> is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions. 76.0 W Lithium-Polymer
Placement Non-removable

Multimedia Features

Audio Features Stereo speakers with high dynamic range
Three microphones
3.5 mm headphone jack
Display Support Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display at millions of colors and:

Up to two displays with 5120-by-2880 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colours
Up to four displays with 4096-by-2304 resolution at 60Hz at millions of colors
Up to four displays with 3840-by-2160 resolution at 60Hz at over a billion colours

Thunderbolt 3 digital video output

Native DisplayPort output over USB‑C
VGA, HDMI, and Thunderbolt 2 output are supported using adapters (sold separately)
Microphone 3

Connectivity Info

Bluetooth Features <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 4.2 wireless technology
Wi-Fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. 802.11ac Wi-Fi wireless networking; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n compatible
Fingerprint Yes
Optical drive No

Input and Output

Keyboard and Trackpad Full-size backlit keyboard with:
64 (U.S.) or 65 (ISO) keys including 4 arrow keys
Touch Bar with integrated Touch ID sensor
Ambient light sensor
Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and pressure-sensing capabilities; enables Force clicks, accelerators, pressure-sensitive drawing, and Multi-Touch gestures
3.5mm Audio jack Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) No
SD card reader No
Numpad No
Backlight Yes

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