Apple Macbook Pro or iMac ? comparison of similarly priced apple products. If you had a budget of Rs. 1,30,000/- which would be the best value for money? In other words, laptop versus desktop. Portability versus bigger screen.

  15 inch MacBook Pro 27 inch iMac  
  Display: 15.4-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy or optional antiglare widescreen display with support for millions of colours 27-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2560x1440 resolution with support for millions of colours  
  Portability. If showing around pictures to your clients during the meetings is important as well, go for a laptop. You can connect it to a good screen and can work on a large screen as well whenever needed. The data remains on the laptop. Plus, you can work anytime anywhere. Bigger display which is better for working on applications like Photoshop etc. Not portable but since it is one piece its not all that difficult to shift around within the premises but ofcourse not on everyday basis. portability vs. big screen size
  Rs.122,900 Rs. 134,900 You pay Rs. 12000/- more for iMac  
  2.3GHz quad-core
Intel Core i7 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz) with 6MB L3 cache
3.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz) with 6MB L3 cache

i7 vs i5

2.3 GHz vs. 3.2 GHz

    Though i5 but 3.2Ghz  
  4GB of 1600MHz DDR3 memory 8GB (two 4GB) of 1600MHz DDR3 memory; four user-accessible SO-DIMM slots
    iMac has double the memory  
  500GB 5400-rpm hard drive
1TB (7200-rpm) hard drive  
    iMac has double the space and faster rpm  
  NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 512MB of GDDR5 memory and automatic graphics switching (2.3GHz 15‑inch model). The optional 2.6GHz and 2.7GHz 15-inch models come with NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 1GB GDDR5 memory. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675MX graphics processor with 1GB of GDDR5 memory
  Dual display and video mirroring: Simultaneously supports full native resolution on the built-in display and up to 2560x1600 pixels on an external display, both at millions of colours    

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