ယင်း၏တည်ဆောက်အရည်အသွေးကိုနှင့်အတူ, အလွန်အစွမ်းထက်တဲ့ကီးဘုတ်နှင့်တိုးတက်လာသောအသက်ရှည်, this is one of the nicest computers you can buy – but it will cost you
အမည်ပေးထားသောဤဆောင်းပါး “Apple က MacBook Pro နှင့် 13in (2017) ပြန်လည်သုံးသပ်မှု: battery life to get through a working day” ရှမွေလသည် Gibbs ကရေးသားခဲ့, for theguardian.com on Wednesday 15th November 2017 07.00 ကမ္ဘာတစ်လွှားကိုသြဒိနိတ်အချိန်
Apple’s 13in MacBook Pro for 2017 now has battery life that matches the power of the hardware and the beauty of the design, even if it is still very expensive.
When the new, redesigned MacBook Pro was launched last year it came with relatively old chips – Intel’s sixth generation Core i5 or i7 processor and integrated graphics. While performance was arguably up to par with similar machines with the newer, improved seventh generation Core i5 and i7, one thing the 13in MacBook Pro fell short on was battery life.
A year on, a revised version of the 13in MacBook Pro is available and while nothing obvious has changed on the outside, it now comes with the seventh generation Intel chips and the new version of MacOS High Sierra – and will get you through almost an entire working day without charge.
The MacBook Pro is a svelte, beautiful machine, available in silver or “space grey” aluminium. At 1.37kg it’s about 80g heavier than Dell’s touch-screen XPS 13, but about 160g lighter than Microsoft’s Surface Book 2. It’s a similar thickness to Dell’s machine at its 15mm thickest point, but thinner than the Surface Book 2 at its 23mm thickest point.
The screen is one of the best fitted to a laptop, ကောင်းသောမြင်ကွင်းထောင့်နှင့်အတူ, brightness and colour accuracy matching the P3 colour space, which is important if you’re trying to edit images or video. The keyboard is still pretty noisy at full tilt and has little give when you depress the keys, but is accurate, with a solid feel. ကျွန်တော်ကြိုက်တယ်, but some will hate it.
The Touch Bar will still prove divisive, with some saying it slows them down, but app support for it has grown dramatically, with most high-profile apps benefiting from custom keys. The Touch ID fingerprint scanner also works as advertised, and is certainly a useful addition, although now that the iPhone X comes with with Face ID it perhaps feels a bit of a stopgap for facial recognition.
အဆိုပါကြီးတွေ, pressure-sensitive touchpad is arguably the best in the business – you’ll swear it moves thanks to the haptic feedback, but try it with the power off and you realise it doesn’t.
- Screen ကို: 13.3in LCD 2560×1600 (227 ppi)
- processor: Intel ရဲ့ Core i5 သို့မဟုတ် i7 (7ကြိမ်မြောက်မျိုးဆက်)
- ရမ်: 8 သို့မဟုတ် 16GB
- သိုလှောင်ခြင်း: 128, 256, 512GB or 1TB
- ကွန်ပျူတာစက်လည်ပတ်ရေးစနစ်ပရိုဂရမ်: macOS High Sierra
- ကင်မရာကို: 720p FaceTime HD camera
- connectivity ကို: Intel Iris 650, ကို Wi-Fiac, ဘလူးတုသ် 4.2, ကို USB-C ကို, Thunderbolt 3, headphone
- ဒိုင်မန်းရှင်း: 212.4 x က 304.1 x 14.9mm
- အလေးချိန်: 1.37ကီလိုဂရမ်
အဆိုပါ 2017 13in MacBook Pro has enough power for pretty much anything most people will want it too, while the new macOS High Sierra significantly speeds up some functions such as moving files. It’s at home editing video, photos and generally creating media. Even a light bit of editing video in 4K will be perfectly manageable, but anyone seriously attempting to use the 13in MacBook Pro to do heavy video or VR creation will probably find the integrated Intel Iris 650 graphics card a little anaemic.
Having said that, it was capable of a light bit of gaming, managing to run the graphically demanding XCOM 2 on low detail and resolution settings with acceptable frame rates.
Testing the new 13in TouchBar model with a Core i5 processor and 8GB or RAM, the biggest change for 2017 is longer battery life. အဆိုပါ 2017 13in MacBook Pro gave me two hours more battery life than the 2016 MacBook Pro did while using both macOS Sierra and similar with the newer macOS High Sierra, lasting just under eight hours between charges when used for a full working day. That included using screen at around 70% brightness and having between five and 10 tabs open in two instances of Chrome, as well as Typora for text, Wire for chat, Mac Mail for email, Reeder for RSS feeds and Pixelmator open intermittently for image editing when required.
That’s a solid improvement over the older model and nipping at the coat tails of the competition, such as the seventh-generation Core i7 Dell XPS 13, which routinely managed just over eight hours under the same usage conditions.
What hasn’t changed is the lack of non-USB-C ports. A year on the situation isn’t much different. Having four USB-C ports is great, particularly as they all support Thunderbolt 3 and can charge the machine. Connecting displays and other non-USB peripherals using USB-C is fine, but it’s the odd USB-A flash drive, card reader or similar that becomes more difficult. It would be nice to just have just one USB-A port.
နှိုင်းယှဉ်, Dell ရဲ့ XPS 13 with a comparable screen and 8th generation Core i5 starts at £1,329 (buy here), Microsoft’s Surface Laptop starts at £979 (buy here), while the Surface Book 2 starts at £1,499 (buy here).
The 13in MacBook Pro is one of the most refined powerful laptops available. There are certainly cheaper options that are also excellent, but none of them have quite the same combination of build quality, အလွန်အစွမ်းထက်တဲ့ကီးဘုတ်, massive trackpad and extensive selection of USB-C ports.
The newer Intel chips mean one of the downfalls of the previous model has been significantly improved. Under eight hours of battery life is still quite far off the ideal of at least 10 နာရီ, but is much closer to the competition and will just about do light work for a full day for most people.
It’s still very expensive, still lacking a USB-A port, there’s still a question of whether it’s “pro” enough for professionals and now there are more powerful eighth generation Intel chips available in rivals. But the 13in MacBook Pro is still one of the nicest computers you can buy. Using it is a genuine pleasure, and thankfully it now lasts long enough I can finish my work without reaching for a plug.
အကောင်းအဆိုး: လှသောအဆင်း, အလွန်ကြီးစွာသောမျက်နှာပြင်, touch ကိုဘား, Touch ID, massive trackpad, thin and relatively light, ကို USB-C ကို, OK battery life
Cons: no USB-A ports, no ethernet, no native display ports, no upgrading after purchase, very expensive
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- Microsoft Surface Laptop review: a USB-C short of the best Windows 10 Laptop ကို
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- Apple 13” MacBook Pro (2016) ပြန်လည်သုံးသပ်မှု: the best computer you shouldn’t buy
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