Apple Launched new 13-inch Macbook Pro, which now features more storage capacity, boosted performance, faster running Intel 10th generation processor and the most important feature to be seen is Magic Keyboard. The laptop is a follow-up version to last year’s 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro and the company has started taking pre-orders in the United States. The base price of the all new device is 1299 USD, which means around 98,300 INR. The price of the premium version of Macbook Pro is starting from 1,799 USD and 136000 INR.
Features of Apple 13-inch Macbook Pro
Apple Macbook Pro 2020 has 13.3-inch LED-backlit IPS display. Its display panel has a
2560 X 1600 pixel resolution which brings a 227ppi pixel density (ppd) and 500 nits brightness.
The base model of Apple Macbook Pro has 8 GB of LPDDR3 RAM and it can be upgraded to 32GB. The premium variant has 6MB shared L3 cache and 16GB of 3733MHz LPDDR4X RAM.
The base model of the 13-inch Macbook will still be using the older 8th Gen Intel Core i5 CPU which has a base clock speed of 1.4GHz with the boost speed of 3.9GHz. According to Apple, 10th Gen Intel processors have a turbo boost speed, which is up to 4.1Ghz and the new Iris graphics of Intel supports the Pro Display XDR at full 6K resolution. You will also get four Thunderbolt 3 ports, which are capable of driving an external 6K display such as Apple’s Pro Display XDR.
- Magic Keyboard
The MacBook Pro 13-inch 2020 model has the Magic Keyboard feature which Apple provided in the 16-inch MacBook Pro in November 2019. The Magic Keyboard was also introduced to the Macbook Air which Apple released in March 2020.
The Magic Keyboard in the new Macbook pro delivers the best typing experience ever. Whether users are navigating through spreadsheets or playing games it is now easier to find keys with the Magic Keyboard. The all new Magic Keyboard has a new designed scissor type mechanism with 1mm of key travel for the most comfortable and stable key feeling, while the all new inverted-“T” arrangement of the arrow keys makes it easier to find. Also, you will get a Touch Bar for touch controls.
The new MacBook Pro now comes with double storage of the previous version, the base verison storage is starting at 256GB and can be increased up to 1TB, so that customers can store even more videos, photos, docs and files. And for the premium version, the new MacBook Pro now offers up to a 4TB SSD.
How to Buy
You can make an order today on Apple’s website and the device will arrive in the selected Apple Stores and Apple Authorized Resellers by the end of this week. Education customers will be able to save $100 on the base model’s price. Apple has not yet given any exact availability dates for India, because of the ongoing lockdown, but they have mentioned in its release that the new model will be available through Apple Authorised Resellers soon.