The New MacBook Pro is now available for pre-order at stores like Best Buy and Amazon. It looks to be selling for about $1,999. It does have some new features and enhancements which we will take a look at here.
The MacBook Pro possesses up to 130% faster graphics than prior models, along with a 67% brighter display. It is also about 17% thinner than prior models which is very convenient. The 13″ model weighs about 3 pounds while the 15″ model is roughly 4 pounds.
Probably the most revolutionary idea on the new MacBook Pro laptop is the Touch Bar. It adds the most important tools that you need directly onto your keyboard, and it changes automatically based upon what you are doing, which can make life a lot simpler when trying to get your work done.
You should recognize everything that you see on the Touch Bar so you should know how to utilize most of it quickly. You can choose from shortcuts, text suggestions, and much more with just a single touch of the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro.
You can scroll through video timelines in full screen or just tap to browse and edit all of your photos. Also for the first time ever Touch ID is available on a Mac, which allows you to instantly access your logins and your secure online purchases with Apple Pay, as well as switch between users.
Battery life and storage have also improved on the new MacBook Pro. It comes with up to 3.6 GHz Turbo Boost processing and up to 100% faster flash storage. The battery life is significantly enhanced with up to 10 hours of available time between charges.
The new display in the MacBook Pro is the best yes in a Apple Mac notebook. It comes with brighter LED backlighting and an increased contrast ratio, which creates deeper blacks and brighter whites. It has a very large pixel aperture along with variable refresh rates which makes it a lot more power efficient than previous versions from Apple.
All in all this latest version from Apple compares very favorably when compared to the prior Apple MacBook reviewed here