At last, Apple has finally updated its famous 13-inch MacBook Pro. Apart from the usual performance improvements, Apple has replaced the highly hated butterfly switch keyboard on the 13-inch MacBook Pro with the new Magic Keyboard.
The new keyboard on the 13-inch MacBook Pro comprises of a redesigned scissor mechanism with 1 millimeter of key travel for a comfortable and stable key feel.
If you have been eyeing the 13-inch MacBook Pro then now is the right time to cop it. In this article, we have shared information about the upgrades and specifications of the new 13-inch MacBook Pro.
13-inch MacBook Pro: Specifications And Features
Similar to its predecessor, the new MacBook Pro sports a 13-inch Retina display that offers more than 4 million pixels and millions of colors, along with 500 nits of brightness and support for the P3 wide color gamut. TheTrue Tone technology on this laptop offers a more natural viewing experience for design and editing workflows.
The California-based tech giant has also doubled the base storage of every version of the new MacBook Pro. As a result, the new base 13-inch MacBook Pro now comes with a standard 256GB SSD.
For the first time, customers can configure their 13-inch MacBook Pro with upto 32GB 3733MHz LPDDR4X RAM.
The entry-level models with two USB Type-C ports are powered by the 8th Gen Intel Core i5 processor. On the other hand, the top-end models are now powered by the latest 10th Gen Intel Core i5 processor with 2GHz clock speed.
This MacBook Pro also features a physical Escape key, along with Touch Bar and Touch ID. Lastly, it runs on macOS Catalina out of the box.
Commenting on the launch, Tom Boger, Apple’s senior director of Mac and iPad Product Marketing stated that:
Whether you’re a college student, a developer, or a creative pro, the 13-inch MacBook Pro delivers powerful performance, a stunning Retina display, and all-day battery life in our most portable pro notebook. Today we’re adding the new Magic Keyboard, doubling the standard storage, and boosting performance, making the 13-inch MacBook Pro an even better value for our customers. With these updates, our entire notebook lineup features the Magic Keyboard for the best typing experience ever on a Mac notebook, offers twice the standard storage than before, and delivers even more performance.
Pricing And Availability
- 8th Gen Intel Core processor, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD: US$ 1299
- 8th Gen Intel Core processor, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD: US$ 1499
- 10th Gen Intel Core processor, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD: US$ 1799
- 10th Gen Intel Core processor, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD: US$ 1999
The 13-inch MacBook Pro is an ideal laptop for someone who prefers profound portability coupled with reliable performance.