“This week marks the 25th anniversary of Apple’s first notebook; through the years each generation has introduced new innovations and capabilities, and it’s fitting that this all-new generation of MacBook Pro is the biggest leap forward yet,” Philip Schiller, Senior VP of Worldwide Marketing, Apple, said this in a press statement.
‘Hello Again’ from Apple was the real surprise for all consumers, who vouch for the Apple’s products. On October 27, Apple released its latest MacBook Pro, which is touted as the thinnest and lightest one. With this new MacBook Pro, function key is now history. However, users would love to use the Touch Bar, which is a retina-quality multi-touch display. MacBook Pro is also loaded with a larger Force Touch trackpad for easy exploration of awesome inner features. Now, users can unlock the Mac even more quickly with the new Touch ID feature; moreover, users can also access Apple Pay withe this Touch ID option.
Apple continues its legacy of offering something new in its products. This MacBook has got the ‘brightest and most colourulf retina display yet’ compared to other Apple’s MacBooks. It is claimed that its brightness is 67% more than earlier MacBook laptops. If you like the 13-inch MacBook Pro, it is because the fact that it is 17% thinner than its previous generation. Moreover, this 13” version weighs only 1.37kg. The latest 15-inch MacBook Pro is 14% thinner, and weighs only 1.83 kg.
Schiller also added that there are many reasons to promote the new MacBook Pro as the most advanced notebook ever made. Citing multiple features, he said that MacBook Pro 2016 is equipped with innovative Touch Bar, comfortable Touch ID, amazing Mac display, powerful performance, better audio, super fast storage and Thunderbolt 3 connectivity – everything packed into a thin and lightweight notebook.
MacBook Pro 13” without Touch Bar
Apple has released two MacBook Pro notebooks with 13” of display – with an without Touch Bar. The 13-inch MacBook Pro without Touch Bar flaunts Retina display with a resolution of 2560 x 1600 pixels; this MacBook is running on a 2.0 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor. This notebook has 8GB RAM and a 256GB SSD, which can be expanded to 1TB only in US. Packed with Intel Iris Graphics 540, the MacBook Pro enjoys battery life up to 10 hours when on wireless web. This notebook runs on the latest Mac OS Sierra and it is available in Silver and Space Grey colours. Apple has put a price tag of $1,499 on MacBook Pro 13” without Touch Bar.
MacBook Pro 13” with Touch Bar
Apple has put premium price tags on the two variants of MacBook Pro 13” with Touch Bar $1,799 and $1,999 respectively. The product is available in different storage capacity: 256GB and 512GB SSD. However, other features will remain the same. Both MacBook Pro notebooks will feature display with 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution. Both notebooks are enabled by 2.9 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 processor coupled with an Intel Iris Graphics 550 card. Note that battery, weight and colour variants are same as the other 13-inch MacBook Pro.
MacBook Pro 15”
Like MacBook Pro 13” with Touch Bar, this MacBook computer is available in two variants of 256GB/512GB SSD storage and will be priced at $2,399 and $2,799 in that order. Both the notebooks will have the new Touch Bar. Packed with 2.6GHz/ 2.7GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor respectively, the MacBook Pro 15-inch features 8GB RAM and Intel HD Graphics 530. Moreover, this computer has an option for AMD Radeon 450, 455 or 460 processors for Graphics. The new MacBook Pro laptop also powered by the latest Mac OS Sierra.
Among the common features of all MacBook Pro laptops, there are four Thunderbolt 3 USB-C ports and a 3.5mm headphone jack. This time Apple has removed MagSafe charger; you won’t be able to connect your iPhone into the MacBook Pro or any other device which has USB port on one end. This clearly indicates that Apple wants you to use adapters to connect your old cables with the new MacBook Pro.