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HP Dragonfly Pro vs. Apple MacBook Pro 14

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Apple’s MacBook Pro 14 takes the top spot 14 inch laptop Thanks to its excellent performance and battery life, stunning display, and elegant and functional design, you can buy it now.it is one of best laptop You can buy it and it has just been upgraded to a new one Apple M2 Pro and Max CPUs Further improve performance and efficiency.

HP will introduce Dragonfly Pro at CES 2023, MacBook Pro, and there are quite steep hills to climb. I haven’t been able to review the laptop yet, but it’s interesting Dragonfly’s move from the commercial market to the consumer segment. HP’s new designated 14-inch. Will his machine stand up to the best?


HP Dragonfly Pro Apple MacBook Pro 14
Size 12.39″ x 8.78″ x 0.72″ 12.31″ x 8.71″ x 0.60″
weight 3.53 pounds 3.5 pounds
processor AMD Ryzen 7 7736U Apple M2 Pro
Apple M2 Max
graphic AMD Radeon Graphics integration
sheep 16 GB
16 GB
screen 14.0-inch 16:10 FHD+ (1,920 x 1,200) IPS 14.2″ 16:10 Liquid Retina XDR 3024×1964
depository 512GB SSD
touch yes No
port 2 x USB-C 4.0
1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2
USB-C x 3, Thunderbolt 4 compatible
1 x HDMI2.0
1 x 3.5mm audio jack
SD card reader
wireless Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0
webcam 5MP with infrared camera for Windows 11 Hello 1080p
operating system Windows 11 MacOS Monterey
battery 64.6 watt hours 70 watt hours
price to be decided $1,999+
evaluation not yet reviewed 5 out of 5 stars (M1 version)


The Dragonfly Pro and MacBook Pro 14 are within an inch wide and deep, and both weigh about 3.5 pounds. However, the Dragonfly Pro is rather thick, which makes it difficult to describe.

HP makes great keyboards, especially in the Specter and Dragonfly lines, and I hope this continues with the Dragonfly Pro. If so, you’ll have a snappy, responsive keyboard that makes quick touch-typing comfortable for hours. However, it still falls short of the best keyboard on a laptop today, the MacBook Pro 14’s Magic Keyboard. Both laptops have haptic touchpads, but the Apple’s is slightly larger. We’ll have to test how HP’s version compares to today’s touchpad standard, the MacBook Pro 14’s Force Touch.

One of the interesting things about Dragonfly Pro is HP’s new 24/7 live concierge support. It can be accessed using one of the four hotkeys on the right side of the keyboard. There is a charge for this service. This allows you to get in touch with a live technical support agent when stuck in traffic. Interestingly, that key doesn’t work and can’t be remapped if you don’t sign up for the service.


A top-down view of the HP Dragonfly Pro showing the display and keyboard deck.

The Dragonfly Pro uses the AMD Ryzen 7 7736U 15W to 28W 8-core/16-thread CPU, and the two companies have teamed up to create an adaptive design aimed at adopting performance into real-world productivity workflows. It utilizes a platform management framework. This is AMD’s latest low power version of his Ryzen 7000 series chips that could offer solid productivity and limited creativity performance. It starts with a 10-core CPU and 16-core GPU, as opposed to the MacBook Pro 14’s minimalist M2 Pro, which boosts the performance of the already class-leading M1 Pro.

While this comparison is written with the brand new MacBook Pro 14 update, we guarantee that the smallest M2 Pro will significantly outperform the Dragonfly Pro, and will lead even further when upgraded. M2 Max. It can have 12 CPU cores and 38 GPU cores. The MacBook Pro 14 is a much faster laptop for any task, be it productivity or creativity. And even without benchmarking either laptop, I can safely say.


MacBook Pro 14 display.

The MacBook Pro 14 enjoys a stunning 14.2-inch 16:10 Mini LED XDR display with 3024 x 1964 resolution and up to 120Hz. It has wide, accurate colors, incredible brightness, and deep contrast that rivals pitch-black OLED. It’s a really nice display, perfect for creators and media consumers thanks to its excellent HDR support.

Surprisingly, the Dragonfly Pro is limited to a 14.0-inch 16:10 Full HD+ (1,920 x 1,200) IPS display at 60Hz. We haven’t tested it, so we can’t attest to its quality, but HP’s specs say it has 400 nits of brightness (significantly lower than the MacBook Pro 14’s display) and is 100% sRGB. , which is simply the average specs for a premium display.

Again, the MacBook Pro 14 is better than the Dragonfly Pro. Its display is spectacular, but guess what, the Dragonfly Pro’s panel is good, but not great. And, let alone when compared to the MacBook Pro 14, it’s not as crisp as it should be given the current premium laptop standards.


Side view of Apple MacBook Pro 14 showing ports.

You will feel like you have both laptops in your backpack. These are not tiny 13″ machines. But neither is going to weigh you down that much. Both are thin enough to easily slip into a backpack. However, the MacBook Pro 14 is thinner.

The biggest difference is probably battery life, which you’ll have to test on both machines.But the M2 Pro and Max CPUs are even more efficient than the M1 Pro and Max, among the powerhouse laptops we’ve already seen provides the best battery life in Unless HP pulls the rabbit out of the hat, we expect the MacBook Pro 14 to offer several hours more life than the Dragonfly Pro.

Dragonfly Pro should be cheaper

The MacBook Pro 14 outperforms the Dragonfly Pro in almost every way. I’m guessing it will be much faster, much better battery life, a much better display, and an improved keyboard and touchpad.On paper, HP doesn’t stand a chance.

The MacBook Pro 14 starts at $2,000 and goes up significantly from there, so we’ll have to wait for the price. He can spend over $6,000 on a fully configured machine. If Dragonfly Pro wants to get customers from the MacBook Pro 14, it has to be cheap.

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