The first buyers of MacBook Pro with Touch pannel Bar unhappy with their battery life. According to the manufacturer is 10 hours portable computers work without recharging from 3 to 6 hours.
“Now I have connected an external monitor with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, open sites in Chrome. Once charged, the laptop runs about 3 hours. If you play something even less,” writes Reddit user under the nickname SRTM.
“A week ago I purchased the 13-inch model with a Touch panel Bar. If you use a laptop in a lightweight mode, mostly for surfing, you can get from 5 to 6.5 hours. Apple claims about 10 hours of surfing the web, but in my case the laptop won’t last,” says Aioriya.
According to a Reddit user under the nickname Azr-79, its a base model MacBook Pro with 15-inch screen works not longer than 3 hours and 45 minutes on a single charge, although this, he said, is about “normal use” – surfing the web, watching videos on YouTube, software development.
A MacRumors reader Cattle noticed that his laptop was the battery level dropped from 10% to 5% in just 12 minutes. The only energy-consuming application was Google Chrome. Users of the forum Reddit often talking about 3, 5 or 6 hours of Autonomous work.
At the same time, some owners of MacBook Pro satisfied with the battery life. Thus, the user Andrew J said that after work with the usual tasks for 90 minutes at the laptop was left with 92% battery, and the predicted time is 10 hours and 35 minutes.
Previously, foreign technical publications conduct their own dimension of autonomy, MacBook Pro. The results from TechCrunch – 9 hours and 35 minutes for the 13-inch model. In Mashable talking about 10 hours of continuous operation. From The Wall Street Journal, the 13-inch model lasted 9 and a half hours. Engadget has received from 9 to 10 hours of video viewing on the 15-inch model. Thus at The Verge 13-inch savoury worked for 5.5 hours.