casperes1996

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I’d say pretty much anything will do actually. I honestly think screen size and portability matter more than anything else in this equation. What do you value? I’m very happy with my 15” MacBook Pro, but sometimes wish I also had a 12” MacBook for quickly and easily doing something. I don’t really think you need that much speed for development, even though it is of course nice to have
 
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Dannyy

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Wish i could have an opportunity to buy a new laptop for developing :))) i'm using an old MBP 15' Late 2011 (with Catalina on board). Somethimes its tough, especially when opening Simulator, my fans going crazy, but it still do the work.
 
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sundialsoft

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Due to Apple obsoleting my MacBook Pro I'm using Xcode on my early 2015 MacBook Air with 4 Gb ram and a 128 Gb SSD. It runs fast enough though I really need more disk space. I will buy another MacBook next year and will go for 16Gb ram and a 1 Tb SSD as it's not upgradable easily.

I have a 4k external monitor which supports USBC and I connect to that when I'm working on Apps.

(My MPB was a fast i7 machine but couldn't run Catalina so had to go. Thanks Apple)
 
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