Apple updates MacBook Pro with superior performance and new features for professionals

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Apple today updated the MacBook Pro with superior performance and new features designed for professionals, making it the most advanced Mac notebook ever, now with up to 6-core processor and 32 GB of memory, True Tone display and Apple T2 chip

The new MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar are equipped with eighth-generation Intel Core processors, with 6 cores on the 15-inch model for up to 70% faster performance and quad-core on the 13-inch model for up to two times faster performance – ideal for manipulating large data sets, performing complex simulations, creating multitrack audio projects or performing advanced image processing or movie editing.
“The latest generation MacBook Pro is the fastest and most powerful notebook we’ve ever made,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing. “6th-generation 6-core processors, up to 32GB of system memory, up to 4TB of super-fast SSD storage , the new True Tone technology in the Retina display and the Touch Bar, the Apple T2 chip for enhanced security and Third-generation silent keyboard is now enclosed in its slim and lightweight aluminum design that, combined with a battery that lasts all day, make it the best notebook for professionals “

Faster and more powerful computing capacity on a professional notebook

The new MacBook Pro is now faster and more powerful, with the eighth generation of 6-core Intel Core processors on the 15-inch MacBook Pro for up to 70% faster performance and the eighth-generation of quad-core Intel Core processors on the 13-inch model for performance up to twice as fast. With the optional ability to add up to 32GB of memory on the 15-inch MacBook Pro, users can run multiple applications simultaneously or load larger files into memory. In addition, with a 2TB SSD on the 13 “and 4TB on the 15” model, MacBook Pro gives customers the flexibility to work with large file libraries and projects wherever they are.

Retina display with True Tone ensures a perfect viewing experience

With 500 nits of brightness and support for the wide range of P3 colors, the Retina display on MacBook Pro is the best Mac notebook display ever seen. Thanks to True Tone technology, the display, and Touch Bar provide a more natural viewing experience for design and editing workflows as well as for everyday tasks such as web browsing and e-mail writing.

The Apple T2 Chip offers more security and the “Hey Siri” feature on Mac

New for MacBook Pro is also the T2 chip from Apple, introduced for the first time on the iMac Pro. With the Apple T2 chip, MacBook Pro now offers greater system security with support for secure boot and encrypted storage on the fly; it also carries the ” Hey Siri ” feature on the Mac for the first time.

Key features of the 15-inch MacBook Pro

• Processors Intel Core i7 and Core i9 to 6 cores up to 2.9 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.8 GHz
• Up to 32GB of DDR4 memory
• Powerful Radeon Pro discrete graphics with 4 GB of video memory in each configuration
• Up to 4TB of SSD2 storage
• True Tone display technology
• Apple T2 chip
• Touch Bar and Touch ID

Key features of the 13-inch MacBook Pro

• Intel Core i5 and i7 quad-core processors up to 2.7 GHz with T- Boost up to 4.5 GHz and double eDRAM
• Integrated Intel Iris Plus 655 graphics with 128MB of eDRAM
• Up to 2TB of SSD2 storage
• True Tone display technology
• Apple T2 chip
• Touch Bar and Touch ID

Back to School with MacBook Pro

The new MacBook Pro is also part of Apple’s Back to School promotion that starts today and is available to university students, their parents, faculty and school staff on Apple Store Education. The promotion includes a pair of Beats headphones with the purchase of any Mac or iPad Pro for the university included in the promotion, as well as education prices for Mac, iPad Pro, AppleCare, some accessories and more.

New leather cases for MacBook Pro

Introduced for the first time with the MacBook, Apple leather cases are now available for the 13 “and 15” MacBook Pro in leather, midnight blue and, for the first time, in black. Created with high-quality materials and a soft microfibre lining for added protection, the cases are a perfect addition to the MacBook Pro for mobile users.

macOS Mojave coming this fall

This fall, MacBook Pro can be updated with MacOS Mojave, the latest version of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system, with new features that are professionally-inspired but designed for everyone. In MacOS Mojave, a new Dark Mode transforms the desktop by giving it a new, striking look that emphasizes user content. The new Stacks feature organizes the messiest desktops by automatically stacking files in sorted groups. The most popular iOS apps, including News, Borsa, Voice Memo and Casa, are now available for the first time on the Mac. FaceTime now adds support for group calls, and the Mac App Store undergoes a complete restyling with rich editorial content and the addition of apps by the best developers, including Microsoft and Adobe.

Prices and Availability

Starting from € 2.099 and € 2.899 respectively, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar are available today through  apple.com  and some Apple stores and Apple authorized retailers later in the course of the week. Further technical specifications, configuration options available when ordering and accessories are available online at  apple.com/mac.

Apple revolutionized personal computers in 1984 with the launch of the Macintosh, and today is at the forefront of innovation in the world with the Phone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV. Thanks to the four software platforms, the OS, macOS, watchOS and tvOS, all Apple devices form an integrated ecosystem, which makes it possible to use in the simplest way incredible services like the App Store, Apple Music, Apple Pay and iCloud. Over 100,000 Apple employees are committed to making the world’s best products every day and leaving the world better than we found it.

 

 

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