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Compare Apple MacBook Pro 11,5 (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) vs. Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2009)

This is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the MacBook Pro 11,5 (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) vs. the MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2009). Differences are highlighted in yellow.
Item MacBook Pro 11,5 (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2015) MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2009)
Item image Item image
Screen size 15.4" [x] 15.4" [x]
Release year 2015 [x] 2009 [x]
Screen brightness 300nt [x]
Battery capacity 99.5Wh [x] 73Wh [x]
Weight 2.04kg [x] 2.49kg [x]
Resolution width 2880px [x] 1440px [x]
Resolution height 1800px [x] 900px [x]
RAM interface Soldered [x] Dual SODIMM slot [x]
Screen type IPS [x] TN [x]
Colour Silver [x] Silver [x]
Key travel Unknown [x] Unknown [x]
PWM detected? Unknown [x] Unknown [x]
RAM speed 1600MHz [x] 1066MHz [x]
Storage size 1024GB [x] / 512GB [x] / 256GB [x]
Pixel density 220ppi [x] 8ppi [x]
Width 35.89cm [x] 36.4cm [x]
Depth 24.71cm [x] 24.9cm [x]
RAM 16GB [x] 4GB [x]
Number of USB 2 ports 2 [x]
Number of USB 3 ports 2 [x]
Height 1.8cm [x]
Aspect ratio 16:10 [x]
Number of FireWire 800 ports 1 [x]
Backlit? Yes [x] Yes [x]
Kensington lock slot? No [x] Yes [x]
Physical escape key? Yes [x] Yes [x]
Card reader? SDXC [x]
Function row style Physical keys [x] Physical keys [x]
Newest compatible operating system OS X El Capitan 10.11.6 [x]
Supports Coreboot? No [x] No [x]
Removable battery? No [x] No [x]
Fingerprint reader? No [x] No [x]
Touch bar? No [x] No [x]
Touch screen? No [x] No [x]
NFC? No [x] No [x]
RAM specification DDR3L [x] DDR3 [x]
Keyboard style Chiclet (Island keys) [x] Chiclet (Island keys) [x]
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