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Apple improved MacBook Pro with new processors and keyboard (4 photos)


Apple has announced a new update. Became known characteristics of 15-inch and 13-inch MacBook Pro models. From now on, they use the latest Intel 8th and 9th generation processor development, and the Butterfly keyboard has an improved maintenance program and is more user-friendly.

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Underwent positive changes, above all,15-inch laptop version with 9th generation Intel processors. The base model MacBook Pro has a six-core CPU Core i7-9750 with a clock frequency of 2.6 GHz (up to 4.5 GHz in Turbo Boost mode). No less popular, taking into account the update, will be a model with an eight-core CPU Core i9-9980 with a frequency of 2.3 GHz (up to 4.8 GHz in Turbo Boost mode).

Serious, advanced users for whomthe laptop is a tool for productive work, the company has developed a top configuration based on a more powerful eight-core CPU Core i9 with a base frequency of 2.4 GHz and overclocking capability to 5.0 GHz. This is the laptop with the highest efficiency in the MacBook for all the years of its existence and development.

Major changes in terms of improvementWe also received 13-inch MacBook Pro models with the Touch Bar, the 8th generation Intel processors significantly influenced such a qualitative leap. The basic version was equipped with a quad-core Core i5-8365 with a frequency of 2.4 GHz (up to 4.1 GHz in Turbo Boost mode). Of course, the option based on the quad-core Core i7-8665U with the maximum possible frequency of 4.7 GHz will also be in demand.


Despite significant changes, the mainThe advantages of the basic characteristics of the MacBook Pro remain the same, except, of course, the improved Butterfly keyboard, in which, according to the developers, the mechanical part was significantly improved by using a new material. This will help reduce the likelihood of failures in the MacBook and MacBook Pro laptops.

Updated models are already available for sale. The new MacBook Pro 13 with Touch Bar costs from $ 1,799 (Core i5, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB SSD). The cost of the MacBook Pro 15 starts at $ 2,399 (Core i7, 16 GB of RAM and 256 GB SSD). The maximum configuration (Core i9, 32 GB of RAM, Radeon Pro Vega 20 and 4 TB SSD) will cost $ 6,549.


Apple still makes sure thatThe high-level maintenance of the MacBook and MacBook Pro keyboards was also carried out; therefore, these programs also undergo an update. For example, all laptops, in the keyboards of which the “butterfly” mechanism is used, are entitled to warranty repairs, although the guarantee, unfortunately, is limited to 4 years from the start of sales.

And further: the company claims with satisfaction that, thanks to competent management, the time for repairing the keyboard in its stores has been significantly reduced. Previously, iFixit experts have repeatedly pointed out that replacing the keyboard on a modern MacBook is a very time-consuming and time-consuming process.

Source: theverge.com