MacBook Pro, with a brand new design and superior features, has just been unveiled at the “Hello Again” Mac event. The new MBP has been carved to perfection. Indeed, the laptop has just kick-started a new era.
Supremely-advanced features like Touch Bar, incredibly fascinating designed has set the ball rolling right from the onset. Let’s have a look at what the new MBP has in store for you!
MacBook Pro Features, Specifications & Price
“You may not realize it, but this week happens to be a huge week in the history of the Mac and the history of Apple. This week marks the 21st anniversary of our first notebook.” Apple CEO Tim Cook.
The Gorgeous Design
The new MacBook Pro has come with a stunning design with aluminum, metal on all sides. The MBP is the thinnest and lightest ever made.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro is 14.9mm thin, 17% thinner and 23% smaller in volume. It weighs 3 pounds, half a pound less than its predecessor.
15 inch MacBook is just 15.5 mm thin as compared to 18mm of its previous version. It’s 14 percent thinner and 20 percent smaller in volume. It weighs just four pounds.
The Real Magic-Touch Bar
MBP’s keyboard panel flaunts Retina display with multi-touch. It has been designed to respond to gestures and taps. Apple calls this technology –Touch Bar!
It’s really amazing the way Apple has brought touch UI elements to the Mac without even using a touchscreen.
The Touch Bar adapts by the software you are using on your MBP.
Touch bar allows you to add emoji with a lot easier.
Safari displays tab previews in the Touch Bar. When you click pay with Apple Pay, you will be able to pay with TouchID.
Touch Bar changes smartly as you edit to display different controls in context.
You can scroll through videos and photos with the Touch Bar. It also shows editing controls in Photos.
The Touch Bar cannot just compete with touch screens but also be able to surpass it on various aspects.
Touch ID has finally arrived on the Mac. Touch ID has been integrated into the power button.
You can now unlock the Mac with Touch ID. Better still, you will be able to switch accounts just by using Touch ID. It is equipped to recognize different fingerprints.
The main display of the Pro is 67% brighter. It has got 67% greater contrast ratio as well as 25% more colors.
Other Significant Features
- 13-inch Pro comes with Core i5 and i7 processors, Intel Iris GPU.
- The MBP has four Thunderbolt 3 ports that support USB-C. Any one of the four ports can be used as charging port.
- The all-new MacBook Pro has got 10 hours of battery life.
- The speakers are a lot louder with twice the dynamic range.
- Siri has a special key right on the Mac keyboard, in the menu bar and the Dock.
- The cheap MacBook Pro model comes with 2.0GHz i5. While the mid 13-inch has 2.Ghz i5, the 15-inch MBP comes with 2.66GHz quad-core i7.
- The MBP comes with a new chip called T1, which makes it more competent.
- 13-inch and 15-inch MBPs come in silver and space gray.
MacBook Pro Price
- 13-inch MacBook Pro: $1499 (Without Touch Bar)
- 13-inch MacBook Pro: $1799
- 15-inch MacBook Pro: $ 2399
You can pre-order the new MacBook Pro now. While the cheap MacBook Pro starts shipping today, the other two will ship in 2–3 weeks time.
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