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MacBook Pro 16-inch (2019)


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    Overall score includes:

    Design and use (35%) is made up of keyboard and touchpad use, build quality, connections available, heat and noise, audio quality and overall mobility. For hybrids we also test laptop-to-tablet conversion and use as a tablet.

    Performance (25%) evaluates a laptop’s speed during a range of processing tasks using benchmarking software, and also includes storage and Wi-Fi speeds.

    Battery life (20%) assesses battery consumption under heavy usage. We play an HD-quality video on loop, with screen brightness at 100% and Wi-Fi connected.

    Display (20%) includes colour accuracy, brightness and contrast, angles of view and surface reflections.

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    • Battery life
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