The new 2016 MacBook Pro has been getting a lot of flak. They’ve removed all ports except USB Type-C and the headphone jack (sorry, what?), you can’t upgrade the RAM, and the highest capacity model is a mere 16GB. I know many photographers who’ve already switched to Surface Pro tablets. A few have held onto their 2015 MacBook Pro and built a desktop Windows machine for more powerful stuff. Some have gone with the new MacBook Pro anyway.
But, how does it compare to the 2015 MacBook Pro when it comes to video editing? In this video from Max Yuryev at MaxCamera, we see how the two perform side-by-side running the same operations. Max tested both of the devices with Apple’s Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro. The difference in performance seems pretty good, but is it really enough to make people upgrade?