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Apple's new MacBook Pros get a much-needed performance boost

14 July, 2018, 02:28 | Author: Lydia Fleming
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Apple has announced a long-awaited update for the MacBook Pro, giving the laptops a much-needed performance bump but not any meaningful change in design. It upgraded its 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro notebooks. Essentially Apple Inc. customers in India will have configurable processor, RAM, storage, and graphics card options.

Availability Starting at £1,749 and £2,349 respectively, the updated 13-inch MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar and 15-inch MacBook Pro models with Touch Bar are available today through Apple.com and in select Apple retail stores and Apple Authorised Resellers later this week.

"Under the hood, the 15" MacBook Pro can be yours with a choice of an Intel Core i7 or i9 processor which can be Turbo Boosted up to 4.8GHz.

New Leather Sleeves for MacBook Pro First introduced with MacBook, Apple leather sleeves are now available for the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro in Saddle Brown, Midnight Blue and, for the first time, Black.


The Blackmagic eGPU is now available in the United States for $699.

Apple has refreshed its MacBook Pro with Touch Bar range of laptops, offering increased specifications - but in doing so has finally retired the last of its Pro range to have the traditional keyboard and additional ports. They come with new processors, up to 32GB of RAM, 4TB of SSD, new keyboards, and more.

While the exterior looks similar to the previous model, Apple has managed to upgrade the Retina Display with True Tone technology. For instance, if you bought your MacBook Pro 15 or 16 days ago, there's a good chance that the manager will let it go and treat it like a 14-day return. Apple is allowing buyers to embed up to 2TB SSD, while the 15-inch MacBook Pro buyers can insert up to a 4TB SSD.

The "Hey Siri" function is also available via Mac for the first time - just like a personal assistant, always ready and waiting to open apps, find documents, play music, or answer your questions. Which is Apple-speak for "its borked but we can't fix it, so we are making it your problem".

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