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I would check into the battery life. But I did recall hearing that the new MBPs had battery issues?

http://www.macrumors.com/2016/12/03/macbook-pro-battery-life...




As I understand it, they fixed whatever issue was causing the battery life issues through a software patch.

I've got a XPS 15 9560 and the battery life sits around 7 to 8 hours for "basic" tasks at around 30% brightness (which is still quite bright). This is running Fedora 25, so it's probably a bit longer under Windows. Not going to reach the 10 hours of a MBP, but it's still quite good.


I can confirm that whatever battery life issues I was seeing in my 2016 15" MBP before seem to have been resolved. I was in Xcode all day Saturday without being plugged in at all and still had like 60% left at around 6:30pm Saturday after having been on my computer since like 10:30am.




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