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MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)VS
ROG Flow Z13
$2,699New
$2,500Out of stock
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Get a great deal on the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) or the ASUS ROG Flow Z13

Key differences

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General Use

9.0
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
ROG Flow Z13
8.5
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) is excellent for general use, while the ASUS ROG Flow Z13 is very good.

Gaming and 3D

7.7
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
ROG Flow Z13
8.4
The ASUS ROG Flow Z13 is very good for gaming and 3D, while the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) is good.

Performance

8.6
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
ROG Flow Z13
9.1
General use
3D
Engineering and design
The ASUS ROG Flow Z13 performs better than the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) for gaming and 3D, and engineering and design.

Screen Quality

9.4
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
ROG Flow Z13
8.4
General use
Gaming and 3D
Design and engineering
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 has a better screen than the ASUS ROG Flow Z13 for general use, 3D, and engineering and design.

Battery

17.5 Hours
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
ROG Flow Z13
6.5 Hours
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 has 17.5 hours of battery life. The ASUS ROG Flow Z13 has 6.5 hours of battery life.

Portability

Good
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
ROG Flow Z13
Excellent
16.2in
SIZE
13.4in
4.7 lbs
WEIGHT
2.6 lbs
0.6in
THICKNESS
0.5in
The ASUS ROG Flow Z13 has excellent portability, while the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) has good portability.
The most portable laptops are small, thin, and light.

Build Quality

10.0
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
ROG Flow Z13
8.5
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) has the best build quality, while the ASUS ROG Flow Z13 has very good build quality.

Cost

$2,699
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
ROG Flow Z13
$2,500
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The Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) has a price of $2,699 and the ASUS ROG Flow Z13 costs $2,500.
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How the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) and the ASUS ROG Flow Z13 compare to other laptops

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Spec Comparison

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Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)ASUS ROG Flow Z13
Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)ASUS ROG Flow Z13

GENERAL

Price
$2,699
$2,500
Brand
AppleASUS
Release Date
January 11 2023January 05 2023
Operating System
MacOSWindows 11 Home
Overall Dimensions
14'' x 9.8'' x 0.66''11.9'' x 8.1'' x 0.54''
Weight
4.7 lbs2.6 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
Apple M3 Pro (12C)Intel i9-13900H
Overall CPU Score
9.2/109.6/10
Graphics
M3 Pro (18C) RTX 4070 (65 W)
Overall GPU Score
5.7/108.9/10
RAM
36 gb32 gb

SCREEN

Resolution
3456 x 22342560 x 1600
General Use Screen Score
9.7/108.5/10
Gaming and 3D Screen Score
8.9/108.6/10
Design and Engineering Screen Score
9.7/108.4/10
Diagonal Size
16.2"13.4"

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
01
USB-C ports
32
USB-C (Non-Thunderbolt)
01
USB-C Charging
YesYes
Display Outputs
23

BATTERY

Battery Life
17.5 hours6.5 hours
Battery Capacity
99.6 wh56 wh

OTHER HARDWARE

Webcam
1080p4K
Keyboard Quality Score
9.5/107.5/10
Fingerprint Reader
YesNo
Number Pad
NoNo
Backlit Keyboard
YesYes

RELIABILITY

Build Quality Score
10/108.5/10
Warranty Period
1 year1 year

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better BatteryApple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
More portableASUS ROG Flow Z13
Better for GamingASUS ROG Flow Z13
Better keyboardApple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Better for general useApple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)

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Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)

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Andreas Osthoff | February 2023
"The Apple MacBook Pro 16 2023: M2 Max challenges GeForce RTX 3080 Ti. The new MacBook Pro 16 2023 with the M2 Max SoC is the most powerful laptop Apple has on sale right now. While we do not get the expected performance and efficiency improvements from completely new 3 nm chips, which we expected ahead of the launch, the 2023 model is still a solid update. The CPU of the M2 Max can be up to 20 % faster than the old model and we also see an advantage of 25-30 % for the GPU with 38 cores. However, both components also consume more power, so the efficiency did not change that much under maximum load."

ASUS ROG Flow Z13

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Andreas Osthoff | March 2022
"The Asus ROG Flow Z13 is a gaming tablet with powerful Alder Lake i9 CPU. The ROG Flow Z13 impresses with its good cooling. After our review, the impression is predominantly positive. Besides a very fast Alder Lake CPU and stable gaming performance, especially the cooling system is surprisingly effective and quiet. You can use the integrated speakers without any issues while gaming. The 1200p display in the 16:10 format also impresses with good color reproduction and high brightness. Since the battery runtimes aren't particularly long as it is, we wouldn't recommend the optional 4K panel."

About Apple

Apple, an American technology company, is the world’s largest company in terms of market capitalization. Their MacBook laptops feature a slim, minimalistic design, class-leading battery life, and premium display and speaker quality. In 2020 Apple switched from using Intel processors to their own silicon chips which have excellent performance and efficiency. The macOS operating system is the second most widely used OS, after Windows.

About ASUS

ASUS, a Taiwanese electronics brand, was the fifth largest personal computer vendor by market share in 2022. The majority of their laptops are targeted towards personal use or gaming. Their most popular product lines include the budget-friendly VivoBook, more premium ZenBook, and their TUF and ROG gaming laptops, the latter of which has a reputation for excellent gaming performance.

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