MacBook Pro 2016 or iPad Pro screen

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Mannaerts, Dec 15, 2016.

  1. Mannaerts macrumors member

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    hello,

    I am thinking about buying a mbp or an iPad Pro.
    The main usage will be watching movies but now i wanted to ask which has the better screen?

    I don't mean bigger or so but in terms of color and brightness

    Thx
     
  2. maflynn Moderator

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    Which iPad, the mini, the iPad air 2, the 9.7" pro or the 12" pro?

    Same question for the MBP, the 13" or 15"
     
  3. Samuelsan2001 macrumors 604

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    Depends what you mean by better, the bigger it is the better it will be for watching movies on surely.

    As for screen quality the 9.7 inch iPad pro and the new MacBook pros have the best brightness and colour gamut.
     
  4. Mannaerts thread starter macrumors member

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    13 inch and 9'7 pro or air 2

    So the iPad pro and mbp are neglible in screen?
     
  5. Carilyn macrumors member

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    I have both the 12.9" pro iPad and a new 15" MBP. Both have beautiful screens.

    If I was choosing between a 9" iPad and 13" MBP I'd choose the MBP for movies because it's a little bigger screen real estate but it's also more $$$. The 9" iPads seem small to me.
     
  6. Mannaerts thread starter macrumors member

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    I am watching movies now at a iPad 2 (not an Air 2) so i'm considering the MBP for having the better OS and not having to hold the iPad in bed. Otherwise the iPad is about $1000 cheaper but if the screen is not as good as the MBP i will go for the MBP
     
  7. christophermdia macrumors 6502a

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    I just purchased a MBP to replace a 12" MB and 12" iPad Pro ... i have a 9" iPad and use it more for iPad stuff and movies, but complements a 13" pro well ....
     
  8. Mannaerts thread starter macrumors member

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    I think i'll buy the mbp as i already have an iPad and i'm gold here that the bigger screen estate is better for movies
     
  9. augustya, Dec 15, 2016
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    augustya macrumors 68020

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    Well the only difference is you can use a MacBook for other use also but I watch movies on my iPad 3 the experience is not fantastic but it is not bad either infact it isn't bad at all watching movies on an iPad with Netflix and stuff.
     
  10. thunng8 macrumors 6502a

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    What do you mean by holding it in bed?

    Just get any Smart Cover/case and you won't need to hold it in bed
     
  11. Mannaerts thread starter macrumors member

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    I have a smart case and it won't stay on my lap so thats why i gonna buy a 'lap'top now
     

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