The refresh of the 13 “MacBook Pro we talked about a lot has arrived. It is just one of many other products scheduled for 2020. Let’s see the details
Today Apple has updated the 13-inch MacBook Pro with the new Magic Keyboard for the best typing experience ever on a Mac notebook and has doubled the memory in all standard configurations , offering even more value to the most popular MacBook Pro.
The new range also offers 10th generation processors for graphics performance up to 80% faster and 16 GB of 3733 MHz faster memory . With powerful quad-core processors , the brilliant 13-inch Retina display , Touch Bar and Touch ID , immersive stereo speakers , all-day battery life and macOS power, all in an incredibly portable design, the new 13-inch MacBook Inch Pro is available for order today, starting from € 1529.00.
Whether you are a college student, a developer or a creative professional, the 13-inch MacBook Pro offers powerful performance, an extraordinary Retina display and all-day battery life in our most portable professional notebook. Today we are adding the new Magic Keyboard, doubling the standard storage space and increasing performance, making the 13-inch MacBook Pro an even better value for our customers, “said Tom Boger, Apple’s senior director of product marketing. Mac and iPad. “With these updates, our entire notebook range includes the Magic Keyboard for the best typing experience ever on a Mac notebook, offers twice the standard storage space than before and offers even better performance.”
New Magic Keyboard
The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro now features the new Magic Keyboard, first introduced on the 16-inch MacBook Pro and added to the MacBook Air in March. The keyboard features a redesigned scissor mechanism with 1mm of key travel for a comfortable and stable feel of the keys, while the new inverted “ T ” arrangement for the arrow keys facilitates searching, whether users are browsing through sheets of calculation or playing. Magic Keyboard also includes a physical Esc key , along with Touch Bar and Touch ID , for a keyboard that offers the best typing experience ever on a Mac notebook.
Double the storage space
Customers love super-fast SSDs on the MacBook Pro, with sequential read speeds of up to 3.0 GB / s . The 13-inch MacBook Pro now has double the memory of the previous generation, with a standard memory ranging from 256 GB up to 1 TB, so customers can store even more photos, videos and files. And for professional users who need even more storage capacity for large photo libraries and video projects, the 13-inch MacBook Pro now offers up to 4TB SSD.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro range now offers quad-core Intel Core processors up to the tenth generation with Turbo Boost speeds of up to 4.1 GHz . Customers upgrading from a 13-inch MacBook Pro with a dual core processor will see performance up to 2.8 times faster . The graphic integrated Intel Iris Plus delivers up to 80% faster than the MacBook Pro 13-inch previous generation 4K video editing, rendering faster and smoother gameplay. The new graphics also allow users to connect to Pro Display XDR at maximum 6K resolution.
Faster memory and greater capacity
16 GB of faster 3733 MHz RAM is now offered as a standard configuration on some models, and for the first time on a 13-inch Mac notebook, customers can choose a 32 GB memory option . With 32 GB of RAM, users will experience better performance when running multiple virtual machines and up to 50% faster performance when editing gigapixel images in Photoshop.
Portable design with an extraordinary Retina display
With an elegant unibody design in space gray or silver aluminum and weighing only 3 kg , the 13-inch MacBook Pro is highly portable and full of performance and advanced technologies. Its striking and brilliant 13-inch Retina display offers over 4 million pixels and millions of colors , plus 500 nits of brightness and support for the wide P3 color gamut .
And with True Tone technology , the display offers a more natural viewing experience for design and editing workflows, as well as for daily tasks such as surfing the web and writing emails. The 13-inch MacBook Pro also features speakers that deliver incredibly immersive stereo stereo sound, Touch ID for easy access and secure online shopping, Touch Bar with dynamic and contextual controls, and the industry’s best Force Touch trackpad for precise control cursor and Multi-touch navigation.
Integrated security and privacy
The 13-inch MacBook Pro comes with the T2 security chip , the second-generation silicon designed by Apple, which verifies that the software loaded during the boot process has not been tampered with and provides immediate data encryption for everything is stored on the SSD. This allows MacBook Pro and any Mac with T2 chip to offer the safest boot and storage process of any computer. T2 also protects Touch ID information , so if customers are unlocking their Mac, entering a password online or making online purchases, their information remains secure.
Every new MacBook Pro comes with macOS Catalina, the latest version of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system. macOS has always been at the center of the Mac experience and with apps like Safari, Mail, Photos, Pages, Numbers and Keynote, customers have powerful tools to do extraordinary things.
macOS makes MacBook Pro the perfect companion device for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with built-in continuity features that allow users to make and receive calls without taking their iPhone; automatically unlock your Mac with Apple Watch; copy and paste images, videos and text directly from iPhone or iPad to a nearby Mac; and in macOS Catalina, extend the workspace of their Mac using an iPad and a Sidecar . Security features protect users and Voice Control allows users to control their Mac entirely with their own voice.
Price and availability
Starting at € 1,529 (incl. VAT), and even less for Education customers, the new 13 ″ MacBook Pro can be ordered today on apple.com and in the Apple Store app. It will begin to be available to customers and in some Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Resellers within the weekend. Additional technical specifications, customization options and accessory information are available online at apple.com/en/mac.