Both Apple and Microsoft recently made waves with brand-new laptops aimed at creative professionals. Microsoft’s Surface Laptop Studio is a new form factor for Microsoft and it’s the company’s most powerful Surface ever. At the same time, the new MacBook Pro is also Apple’s most powerful laptop ever, thanks to the Apple M1 Pro and M1 Max chipsets. So, if you’re a content creators, should you choose the Surface Laptop Studio or the MacBook Pro? That’s what we’re here to help you figure out.
While they’re aimed at similar audiences, the Surface Laptop Studio and MacBook Pro are radically different devices. They have different processors, form factors, displays, and operating systems. Just about everything is different. Let’s take a closer look to find out which one you should get.
MacBook Pro vs Surface Laptop Studio: Specs
Surface Laptop Studio
Apple M1 Pro (unknown clock speed, 8-core) (14-inch only)
Apple M1 Pro (unknown clock speed, 10-core)