2017 Apple MacBook Pro 15" John Lewis - £2099 delivered
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2017 Apple MacBook Pro 15" John Lewis - £2099 delivered

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Found 15th Dec 2017
This price is for the Space Grey model and comes with John Lewis 3 years guarantee.


2017 Apple MacBook Pro 15" Touch Bar, Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Radeon Pro 555, Space Grey

Apple selling them for £2,349
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Lowtrawler8 m ago

The Apple tax is getting worse. The nearest competing windows laptop is a …The Apple tax is getting worse. The nearest competing windows laptop is a Dell 9560 XPS with a higher resolution screen, twice the hard drive storage and a gtx1050, it comes in at £1,620. Almost £500 extra for a lower specification. Tell Apple where to go.


Maybe the extra is for years of use without slowing down..and the fact that after a few years you can still sell it for a decent chunk?

Have never had a MacBook but they don’t seem to sell for cheap even on e Bay.
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Showing as 2199 for me...

I take it back it was defaulting to Silver
Edited by: "GrumGrum" 15th Dec 2017
The Apple tax is getting worse. The nearest competing windows laptop is a Dell 9560 XPS with a higher resolution screen, twice the hard drive storage and a gtx1050, it comes in at £1,620. Almost £500 extra for a lower specification. Tell Apple where to go.
Edited by: "Lowtrawler" 15th Dec 2017
Lowtrawler8 m ago

The Apple tax is getting worse. The nearest competing windows laptop is a …The Apple tax is getting worse. The nearest competing windows laptop is a Dell 9560 XPS with a higher resolution screen, twice the hard drive storage and a gtx1050, it comes in at £1,620. Almost £500 extra for a lower specification. Tell Apple where to go.


Maybe the extra is for years of use without slowing down..and the fact that after a few years you can still sell it for a decent chunk?

Have never had a MacBook but they don’t seem to sell for cheap even on e Bay.
5Rivers793 m ago

Maybe the extra is for years of use without slowing down..and the fact …Maybe the extra is for years of use without slowing down..and the fact that after a few years you can still sell it for a decent chunk?Have never had a MacBook but they don’t seem to sell for cheap even on e Bay.


At least you can attempt to replace xps parts, if they do fail after 2 or 3 years. Try replacing anything on these 2017 macs. They're almost totally locked down. All electronics and built-in obselesence but macs take the pss
Edited by: "cabbagekitten" 15th Dec 2017
cabbagekitten3 m ago

At least you can attempt to replace xps parts, if they do fail after 2 or …At least you can attempt to replace xps parts, if they do fail after 2 or 3 years. Try replacing anything on these 2017 macs. They're almost totally locked down. All electronics and built-in obselesence but macs take the pss


Agree . These macs are not much faster and you are right. The xps can be tweaked and last 10 years
7day2 m ago

Agree . These macs are not much faster and you are right. The xps can be …Agree . These macs are not much faster and you are right. The xps can be tweaked and last 10 years


Sorry but what can we tweak if nearly eveything is satured on the motherboard with the latest laptops recently.
cabbagekitten7 m ago

At least you can attempt to replace xps parts, if they do fail after 2 or …At least you can attempt to replace xps parts, if they do fail after 2 or 3 years. Try replacing anything on these 2017 macs. They're almost totally locked down. All electronics and built-in obselesence but macs take the pss


You can attempt to find said parts! I had an XPS it was dead within 3 yrs, no parts were available from anywhere. It was great for around 3 months until it started slowing down and the speaker issues crept in. Now I’ve got a MacBook Pro, time will tell
It used to be the case that Apple build quality gave long life. However, they are now building on standard components and there is no reason to believe they will be any more or less reliable than a windows machine. Similarly, although Apple have a less diverse hardware structure than Windows, leading to less likelihood of driver conflicts, this is now a very rare windows problem. Even desktop publishing and media editing are just as efficient on a PC as on a Mac. I haven't experienced any slowing down with windows 10 and would simply reinstall windows if I did.
Edited by: "Lowtrawler" 15th Dec 2017
GrumGrum52 m ago

Showing as 2199 for me...I take it back it was defaulting to Silver


Switch the colour to space grey
Lowtrawler15th Dec

The Apple tax is getting worse. The nearest competing windows laptop is a …The Apple tax is getting worse. The nearest competing windows laptop is a Dell 9560 XPS with a higher resolution screen, twice the hard drive storage and a gtx1050, it comes in at £1,620. Almost £500 extra for a lower specification. Tell Apple where to go.


Extra money worth it for the trackpad. That simple. Windows could offer 128gb ram and 7ghz processor but if the trackpad sucks, like in my XPS 13 it’s all pointless if you wanna use it to make stuff. If windows get their trackpads as good as MacBooks I would use windows exclusively. After trying both and giving windows a hell of a chance (surface pro 4, XPS13 and all the other top of range windows laptops) I want to go back to a mbp. On top of the above, mbp has way better value retention.
Edited by: "Schmutz" 16th Dec 2017
Where does the 15" Dell Precision come up against this? I have an old 17" model that zooms along quite happily.
Lowtrawler15th Dec

It used to be the case that Apple build quality gave long life. However, …It used to be the case that Apple build quality gave long life. However, they are now building on standard components and there is no reason to believe they will be any more or less reliable than a windows machine. Similarly, although Apple have a less diverse hardware structure than Windows, leading to less likelihood of driver conflicts, this is now a very rare windows problem. Even desktop publishing and media editing are just as efficient on a PC as on a Mac. I haven't experienced any slowing down with windows 10 and would simply reinstall windows if I did.


You said ‘desktop publishing’ I haven’t seen or heard that term in about 15 years or more!!
iGlad16 m ago

You said ‘desktop publishing’ I haven’t seen or heard that term in about 15 …You said ‘desktop publishing’ I haven’t seen or heard that term in about 15 years or more!!


Where I work, it is still a big thing and they still use Apple. They expand the dtp team for 3 months every year using contract resource and contractors almost exclusively use Apple. On discussing Windows with the contractors, most admit it is simply the history that Apple have rather than any current differences.
Lowtrawler1 h, 31 m ago

Where I work, it is still a big thing and they still use Apple. They … Where I work, it is still a big thing and they still use Apple. They expand the dtp team for 3 months every year using contract resource and contractors almost exclusively use Apple. On discussing Windows with the contractors, most admit it is simply the history that Apple have rather than any current differences.


DTP was a hot buzz word in the 80’s but I guess it’s still a thing in certain industries. I haven’t owned a windows machine since windows 98/NT but that was when I used to make my own PC’s. I’m not sure why people even bother to try and compare windows and Apple machines makes no sense if either do the job for you.
iGlad1 h, 17 m ago

DTP was a hot buzz word in the 80’s but I guess it’s still a thing in cer …DTP was a hot buzz word in the 80’s but I guess it’s still a thing in certain industries. I haven’t owned a windows machine since windows 98/NT but that was when I used to make my own PC’s. I’m not sure why people even bother to try and compare windows and Apple machines makes no sense if either do the job for you.


The comparison is important because if they both do the same job, why pay extra for Apple? In the case of big business, it is retraining costs and availability of skilled contract resource that causes them to stick with Apple. It is less clear why private individuals would do so.

In the late 80's, I was a Mac evangelist and it was only after Windows 7 that this changed. Even then, Apple had their own bespoke hardware which warranted a premium. Nowadays, they use the same parts as any other computer and, in my view, are playing on people's naivety in charging a premium.
Lowtrawler4 h, 18 m ago

The comparison is important because if they both do the same job, why pay …The comparison is important because if they both do the same job, why pay extra for Apple? In the case of big business, it is retraining costs and availability of skilled contract resource that causes them to stick with Apple. It is less clear why private individuals would do so.In the late 80's, I was a Mac evangelist and it was only after Windows 7 that this changed. Even then, Apple had their own bespoke hardware which warranted a premium. Nowadays, they use the same parts as any other computer and, in my view, are playing on people's naivety in charging a premium.


There’s a little thing called the OS which makes a big difference to the user experience. Do you still have to load drivers in windows to get things to work? The whole Apple OS is on another level imho.
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