Razer Book 13 Vs Apple M1 MacBook Pro: What's the $100 Difference?
(Photo : Screenshot From Max Tech YouTube) Razer Book 13 Vs Apple M1 MacBook Pro: What's the $100 Difference?

At the end of 2020, the popular Razer actually released its first ever laptops that were productivity-focused, the new Razer Book. Will this productivity-focused laptop be able to compete along with the new Apple M1 MacBook Pro?

An article by Geektyrant noted that Razer was able to lend them a base model of the new Razer Book 13 and it has already been tested for quite a couple of weeks. To make the long story short, the article then noted that it is the very first decent attempt that would look the part.

Razer Book 13 specs

  • 11th Generation Intel i5-1135G7 using a quad-core processor

  • Uses Intel Iris Xe Graphics

  • Uses a Full 13.4" HD Matte 60Hz

  • Has a 246GB NVMe SSD

  • Uses an 8GB dual-channel RAM (fixed)

  • RGB keys powered by Razer Chroma

  • Has Anti-Ghosting

  • Uses the Intel Wireless-AX 201 or a IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax

  • Bluetooth 5.1

  • 2 Speakers plus Smart Amp

  • Has a THX Spatial Audio

  • Has a 4 Mic Array

According to another article by TechRadar, the Apple MacBook Pro is a 13-inch M1 2020 which is the most exciting laptop that Apple has released in a number of years. The brand new Apple M1 chip would offer exceptional battery life, and this was reportedly even in the article's early testing performance which showed impressive results.

Apple M1 MacBook Pro

  • Uses the new Apple M1 uses an octa-core processor

  • Uses the Integrated 8-core GPU

  • Uses an 8GB Unified PDDR4X-4266 MHz SDRAM

  • Built with a 13.3" 2,560x1,600 Retina display

  • Uses backlit LED

  • IPS

  • Wide color P3 gamut

  • 500nits brightness

  • Has a 256GB SSD

  • Has 2 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C

  • Has a 3.5mm headphone jack

  • Uses Wi-Fi 6

  • Has Bluetooth 5.0

  • Has a 720p FaceTime HD webcam camera

  • Weighs a light 3 pounds or 1.4kgs

  • Measures 11.97x8.36x0.61 inches or 30.41x21.24x1.56cm of WxDxH

When comparing the two, the Razer Book 13 specs compared to the Apple MacBook Pro specs differ in quite a number of sectors. However, the most notable difference is the quad-core versus the octa-core processor. While the sizes are both notably similar and differ only by 0.1", the M1 MacBook Pro still sports the classic Apple design that they have been using even for their previous MacBooks.

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Razer Book 13 vs Apple M1 MacBook Pro

While Apple still works around the smooth edges and iconic logo and design, the Razer Book 13 tweaks the gaming computer design a little bit to be a bit more friendly to productive work. The logo itself, while the Apple logo doesn't really glow up, the Razer logo still has that iconic logo except this time, it isn't really glowing but gives off a more professional vibe.

As for which is better, this really depends on which laptop the user would prefer. One thing to note is the difference in price. While the Razer Book 13 costs around $1,199, the Apple M1 MacBook Pro costs around $1,299 which is a $100 difference. A video by Max Tech, however seems to favor the Razer Book 13 more.

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