Dell XPS is a product of Dell laptops Company. This company originated on November 4, 1984. It is an American company and a multinational information technology company located in Round Rock, Texas, United States. It develops, sells and supports computers and related products and services. 

Dell XPS VS Macbook Pro 15:

Dell XPS VS Macbook Pro 15
Dell XPS VS Macbook Pro 15

MacBook Pro 15 is a product of Apple Inc. This company is also an American company. Its headquarter is in Cupertino, California. Some other products of the company are the iPhone smartphone, the iPad tablet, the Mac PC, etc.

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Dell XPS VS Macbook Pro 15

Comparison between Dell XPS and MacBook Pro 15: Dell XPS VS Macbook Pro 15


The new MacBook Pro 15 has four Thunderbolt 3-enabled USB-C ports and a single analog headphone jack.

Dell XPS 15 contains two USB 3.0 Type A ports, a full-sized HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Surface) 1.4. It also has an analog headset jack, a Kensington lock port, and USB 3.1 Type C/Thunderbolt 3. It supports 4K resolution DisplayPort 1.2 in addition to 10Gbps USB-C transfer speeds.

Dell XPS 15 consists of two-lane implementation whereas Apple Macbook uses four-lane implementation. The real feature of Dell is XPS Display Port traffic is separate from the Thunderbolt 3 traffic.It can give higher speed with less GB usage. The users can’t use MacBook Pro 15 ports without carrying a small bag of dongles.

Dell XPS 15 is the final winner if we consider the above reasons.


Dell XPS 15 uses a more traditional keyboard than MacBook Pro 15. So the final winner while considering Keyboard in Dell XPS 15.

Trackpad and Input:

The main concentrated issue is input beyond the trackpads. Dell XPS 15 has a full 10-point touchscreen. It has a good glass surface and a low friction level information.

Dell XPS with a 10-point touchscreen is the winner in trackpad and input issues.

Size and Weight:

The MacBook Pro 15 is pleasantly thin. MacBook Pro 15 weighs 4.02 pounds where Dell XPS 15 weighs 4. The Dell power brick uses 130 watts, and MacBook Pro 15 consumes 87 watts.Even though MacBook Pro 15 has slightly more weight than Dell XPS 15, it consumes less power.

The winner is MacBook Pro 15 if we consider size and weight.

Price: Dell XPS VS Macbook Pro 15

MacBook Pro costs Rs 1,39,640. It has quad-core Core i7-6700HQ processor, a Radeon Pro 450 GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), 16GB RAM, and a 256GB SSD (Solid State Drive).

Dell XPS 15 costs Rs 1,56,854 and even less. It has quad-core Core i7-7700HQ, GeForce GTX 1050, 16GB of RAM, 512GB SSD, and a 4K touchscreen. We can increase the storage in Dell XPS using 32GB of DDR4 RAM and a 1TB SSD (Solid State Drive). With a little difference of amount, we will get enhanced storage and double the RAM in Dell XPS 15.

The winner is Dell XPS 15 if we consider the price.


Upgrading the MacBook Pro is problematic. It slows the CPU and GPU (Graphics Processing Unit). We can’t update the CPU or GPU in the XPS 15. The users can swap out the RAM, SSD, and Wi-Fi module quickly.

The winner is Dell XPS 15 in upgrading facility.

Longevity of Battery: Dell XPS VS Macbook Pro 15

The MacBook Pro 15 has a 75WHr battery which gives charging up to 6 hours. Dell XPS 15 contains 95 WHr, provides charging up to 7 hours.

Dell XPS 15 wins the race if we consider the longevity of the battery.


The XPS 15 has a tapered design, which means it’s thicker at the back than it is at the front. MacBook Pro is thin across the board. Even though the MacBook Pro is a pound heavier, but it somehow feels lighter. Due to overall weight distribution, it’s a little easier just to pick up and carry.

MacBook Pro 15 wins the race if we consider the portability.

The Final Verdict: Dell XPS VS Macbook Pro 15

The Dell XPS and MacBook Pro 15 two laptop’s performance is superb, but they have their flaws in common.

Dell XPS 15 won the race if we consider ports, keyboard, trackpad and input, upgrades and longevity, price. MacBook Pro 15 won the race in portability, size, and weight.

Considering all the features, the Dell XPS 15 wins this overall battle.

Dell XPS 13:

The XPS 13 has the 0.59 inches (1.5cm) tall, 11.97 inches( 30.4cm) wide and 7.87 inches (20cm) long.

Apple Pro:

The new Apple MacBook pro has the 13-inch compared to earlier mode 67 percent thinner.the weights of MacBook pro is 1.37kg. the new 15-inch Apple MacBook Pro is a 14 percent thinner and the weight is 1.83 kg.

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