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MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)VS
Legion Pro 7i
$2,699
$2,099
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Get a great deal on the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) or the Lenovo Legion Pro 7i

Key differences

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General Use

9.0
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Legion Pro 7i
8.5
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) is excellent for general use, while the Lenovo Legion Pro 7i is very good.

Gaming and 3D

7.7
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Legion Pro 7i
9.2
The Lenovo Legion Pro 7i is excellent for gaming and 3D, while the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) is good.

Performance

8.6
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Legion Pro 7i
9.6
General use
3D
Engineering and design
The Lenovo Legion Pro 7i performs better than the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) for general use, gaming and 3D, and engineering and design.

Screen Quality

9.4
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Legion Pro 7i
8.7
General use
Gaming and 3D
Design and engineering
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 has a better screen than the Lenovo Legion Pro 7i for general use, and engineering and design, while the Lenovo Legion Pro 7i has a better screen for gaming and 3D.

Battery

17.5 Hours
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Legion Pro 7i
5.0 Hours
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 has 17.5 hours of battery life. The Lenovo Legion Pro 7i has 5 hours of battery life.

Portability

Good
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Legion Pro 7i
Fair
16.2in
SIZE
16.0in
4.7 lbs
WEIGHT
6.1 lbs
0.6in
THICKNESS
0.9in
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) has good portability, while the Lenovo Legion Pro 7i has only fair portability.
The most portable laptops are small, thin, and light.

Build Quality

10.0
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Legion Pro 7i
8.5
The Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) has the best build quality, while the Lenovo Legion Pro 7i has very good build quality.

Cost

$2,699
MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Legion Pro 7i
$2,099
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$1,000

$1,500

$2,000

$2,500

$3,000

$3,500

$4,000

The Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) has a price of $2,699 and the Lenovo Legion Pro 7i costs $2,099.
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How the Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023) and the Lenovo Legion Pro 7i compare to other laptops

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Spec Comparison

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Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)Lenovo Legion Pro 7i
Apple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)Lenovo Legion Pro 7i

GENERAL

Price
$2,699
$2,099
Brand
AppleLenovo
Release Date
January 11 2023January 03 2023
Operating System
MacOSWindows 11 Home
Overall Dimensions
14'' x 9.8'' x 0.66''14.3'' x 10.3'' x 0.94''
Weight
4.7 lbs6.17 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
Apple M3 Pro (12C)Intel i9-13900HX
Overall CPU Score
9.2/109.9/10
Graphics
M3 Pro (18C) RTX 4080 (175 W)
Overall GPU Score
5.7/1010/10
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
8.9/109.3/10
Design and Engineering Screen Score
9.7/108.3/10
Diagonal Size
16.2"16"

PORTS & CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
04
USB-C ports
32
USB-C (Non-Thunderbolt)
01
USB-C Charging
YesYes
Display Outputs
23

BATTERY

Battery Life
17.5 hours5 hours
Battery Capacity
99.6 wh99.9 wh

OTHER HARDWARE

Webcam
1080p1080p
Keyboard Quality Score
9.5/109/10
Fingerprint Reader
YesNo
Number Pad
NoYes
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 portableApple MacBook Pro 16 (Late 2023)
Better for GamingLenovo Legion Pro 7i
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."

Lenovo Legion Pro 7i

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Florian Glaser | February 2023
"Passionate gamers who want to play demanding modern titles with maximum details and don't mind spending the moolah will find the Lenovo Legion 7 Pro to be the right choice. The bright, sharp, and color-accurate 16:10 QHD 240 Hz display makes for an immersive viewing experience. The hardware is housed in a stylish chassis that feels premium and scores well in terms of workmanship and stability. Other aspects such as sound quality, input devices, and connectivity also seem to be near-perfect."

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 Lenovo

Lenovo is a Chinese technology company, and the largest personal computer vendor. They are well known for a variety of technology products, including laptops. Their consumer series include their entry level IdeaPad and LOQ series and mid-to-high-end Yoga and Legion series. On the business-oriented side, their series include their entry-level ThinkBook series and mid-to-high-end ThinkPad series. Lenovo laptops offer strong performance for reasonable prices, and are often on sale.

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