Surface Laptop 4 vs MacBook Pro: which is right for you?

Surface Laptop 4 vs Macbook Pro
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As two of the best laptops for creatives, Surface Laptop 4 vs MacBook Pro is a compelling confrontation. They're two powerful devices competing for creatives' hard-earned cash, but they're very different with specific design choices and specs that make each useful for particular demands. Here we pit Surface Laptop 4 vs MacBook Pro head to head to see what they do best, and which ultimately works better for your creative needs.

Both laptops come in different sizes, and both make it into our guide to the best laptops for graphic design. The Surface Laptop 4 is a thin and light laptop designed to help digital creatives with their daily projects. Its screen supports styluses, for easy doodling or annotating and it's ideal for use on the go. We rate this laptop highly, as you'll see in our full Surface Laptop 4 review. 

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Brad Thorne

Brad Thorne was Creative Bloq's Ecommerce Writer, and now works for a PR company specialising in 3D and VFX, Liaison. He previously worked as Features Writer for 3D World and 3D Artist magazines, and has written about everything from 3D modelling to concept art, archviz to engineering, and VR to VFX. For Creative Bloq, his role involved being responsible for creating content around the most cutting-edge technology (think the metaverse and the world of VR) and keeping a keen eye on prices and stock of all the best creative kit.