Apple Updates MacBook Pro With Eight Core Processors
American Technology company, Apple has added yet another set of updates to its lineup of the MacBook Pro. The new upgrades are aimed towards a significant boost in performance that MacBooks already offer. The company has revamped the MacBook Pro with the 8th- and 9th-generation Intel Core processors and introduced Octa-core processors for the first time. Additionally, a host of other features have also been added.
Apple MacBook Pro: Features And Specifications
The company claims that the new MacBooks deliver 40 percent more performance than the last generation hexa-core MacBooks and almost twice the performance of quad-core CPU equipped MacBooks. The 6-core and 8-core Intel Processors present in the 15-inch MacBook Pro can provide speeds of up to 5.0 GHz. On the other hand, the smaller 13-inch version with a quad-core CPU supports Turbo Boost upto 4.7 GHz. Content creators, researchers and music producers can experience huge productivity boost accrediting to the aforementioned CPU upgrades, the company says.
In terms of display, the new Apple notebooks have an upgraded Retina display with 500 nits of brightness. They also have support for the P3 wide colour gamut and True Tone technology. Regarding audio, the MacBook Pro has stereo speakers with wide-stereo sound. Other features include Touch ID, the TouchBar and a large Force Touch Trackpad.
The MacBook Pro packs the Apple T2 security chip and a total number of 3 Thunderbolt 3 ports that can be used for fast data transfer, plugging in 4 external GPUs and connecting two 5K resolution displays. The T2 security chip is an encrypted safehouse that stores sensitive user data like TouchID information. In terms of the operating system, the updated MacBooks run on the latest version of macOS Mojave, which now features Dark Mode and a variety of upgrades to optimize usage.
Price And Availability
The new MacBook Pro 13-inch and 15-inch variants with the touchbar start at a price of INR 159,900 and INR 199,900 respectively. They will be purchasable via Apple Authorised Resellers across the country.