Updated on 21 June 2016 by

The latest Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch with Retina display is our pick for the Best 15 inch Notebook - it is an excellent laptop with a category leading screen and enough power to survive the longest of work days.


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Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch (2015)
Apple MacBook Pro(Feb'13)
Sony VAIO Flip 15
Sony VAIO E15 Series(Feb'13)
Apple MacBook Pro 15-Inch (2015)
Apple MacBook Pro ME665LL/A 15.4-Inch Laptop with Retina Display
Sony VAIO Flip 15 (SVF15N190X) Laptop
Sony VAIO E15 Series SVE15135CXW 15.5-Inch Laptop
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Release Date
Sep 2015
Feb 2013
Sep 2013
Feb 2013
Display
15.4 inches, Widescreen, 2880 x 1800
15.4 in Retina Display
15.5 in.
15.5 in. LED backlit
Hard Drive
256 GB, SSD, Flash storage
512 GB Flash Storage
1 TB 5400 rpm
1 TB Serial ATA, 5400 RPM
Installed Memory
16 GB
16 GB DDR3L SDRAM
8 GB DDR3L
6 GB (DDR3 SDRAM)
Operating System
Mac OS X Yosemite
Mac OS X
Windows 8
Windows 8
Processor
2.2 GHz, Intel Core i7-4770HQ
Core i7 2.7 GHz
Intel Core i7-4500u
Core i5 2.6 GHz
Laptop Type
Media, Business, Small Business, Desktop Replacement, SSD, Flash storage
Thin and Light Laptop
Desktop Replacement, Convertible laptop
Average Rating
 4.2 stars
 4.3 stars
 3.7 stars
 4.2 stars
Display
72% Positive
28% Negative
Keypad
75% Positive
25% Negative
Connectivity
37% Positive
63% Negative
Performance
85% Positive
15% Negative
Look and Feel
83% Positive
17% Negative