• MacBook Pro 2016 vs Surface Pro 5: Surface Pro 5 will be cheaper than MacBook Pro 2016 - specs compared

MacBook Pro 2016 vs Surface Pro 5: Surface Pro 5 will be cheaper than MacBook Pro 2016 – specs compared (Photo : YouTube/HandyAndy Tech Tips)

MacBook Pro 2016 is expected to release in October this year and Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will be launched next year.

Let’s have a look at the features of Surface Pro 5 and MacBook Pro 2016.

Rumors are doing the rounds that the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will be identical to its predecessors in terms of its keyboard base, build and design.

On the other hand, it is said that Apple MacBook Pro 2016 will feature exceptional changes to its design including the butterfly keys equipped keyboard, fingerprint scanner and Touch ID. Compared to its predecessors, the upcoming MacBook Pro will have a thinner and a lighter body.

Several reports indicate that the Microsoft Surface Pro 5 will consist of the newest version of Windows 10 Redstone 2 OS and Intel Kaby Lake chip processor. The forthcoming MacBook Pro will feature Skylake processors with NFC chip technology.

There are speculations that the Surface Pro 5 will have a Surface Pen that will provide wireless charging functionality. The Microsoft device is expected to sport two screen resolutions, 4K and 2K with USB Type-C port.

Reports suggest that the MacBook Pro will have high-quality graphics that will provide better gameplay. The laptop is rumored to feature 5K video technology and cellular connectivity.

According to many reports, the Surface Pro 5 will be released next year. On the other hand, MacBook Pro 2016 will be released in October this year.

Speculations are doing the rounds that the base Surface Pro 5 will be cheaper than the Apple device. It is said that the Microsoft device will be priced ranging from $900 to $2000.

The current 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro costs about $2,099 and the Retina 13-inch version costs about $1,119.

According to a report from Macworld UK, the upcoming MacBook Pro will be released at similar prices of the present models. Other reports claim that the 2016 MacBook Pro will cost $1,300 for the base model.

Speculations are also making the rounds that the 2016 MacBook Air will be released earlier than the MacBook Pro 2016.

Meanwhile, the tech giant Apple is experiencing a decline in the sales of their laptops. The company thinks that the forthcoming MacBook Pro 2016 could improve the prospects.

In June, Mac sales were experiencing 8.3% decline, according to a report from BGR. On the other hand, MacBook Pro rivals have reported a rise in sales in the same period