MacBook Pro, which was supposed to be "deprecated" due to variations in battery-driven time, is updated to "Recommended" as a result of the retest

Apple received ratings from "Famous Review Magazine" Consumer Reports "as" Unsupportable "due to too much variation in driving time with built-in batteryMacBook Pro 2016 modelHowever, based on the investigation of the cause and the result of the subsequent retest, the evaluation is "Recommendation"Has been updated to.

Consumer Reports changes course and now recommends new 2016 MacBook Pro | 9to5Mac

A reliable American consumer report (CR) magazine by posting a fair review, in December 2016, as a result of Apple's review of MacBook Pro announced in October of the same year, "The new MacBook Pro battery test The result was not too consistent "as a magazine's recommendation (recommendation) evaluation can not be givenPosted articleswas doing.

In the performance evaluation of CR magazine, we launched the default browser / Safari in a fully charged state, measured the time until the battery runs out with the web page open, but we went three times As a result of the test, in the case of the 13 inch · Touch Bar model, the first time is 16 hours, the second time is 12 hours 45 minutes, the third time is 3 hours 45 minutes, usually unlikely variation of the time Was occurring.

The reason why the new MacBook Pro is said to "I can not recommend" is in the battery - GIGAZINE

After that, when Apple which received the report of CR magazine investigated the cause in detail, it turned out that the test method of CR magazine was somewhat special and that there was a bug in Safari. Apple has implemented a software update that resolves the bug on January 9, 2017 and confirmed that CR magazine performed a similar test on the MacBook Pro that performed this update, and there is no problem with battery driving time It was said that it was done.

The CR magazine is carrying out verification with three kinds of models, and the average driving time of each is 15.75 hours for 13-inch · Touch Bar model, 18.75 hours for 13-inch · Touch Bar not loaded model, and Touch Bar loaded models only It is 17.25 hours in the case of the 15-inch model.

Following this result, CR magazine posts an article called "Consumer Reports Now Recommends MacBook Pros (Consumer Reports recommend each model of MacBook Pro)" and notifies update of results as "Update" to past related articles doing.

Consumer Reports Now Recommends MacBook Pros - Consumer Reports

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