Apple MacBook Pro 2018 Review, Features and Specifications, Price

Apple announced its amazing laptops lineup, The MacBook Pro 2018. This model has more technical standards than the previous models. Presently, test runs and bug fixes are going on. Apple announced the new MacBook Pro in the first week of July.

The MacBook Pro 2018 has the new eighth generation Intel 6 core and quad-core processors. This Version also has a memory of 32GB for running multiple Apps. The MacBook Pro 2018 also has a fascinating Retina Display with True Tone technology. Apple is known for its Retina Display, True Tone technology Displays colors more vibrantly. This Laptop also has a TouchBar for working more productively. The TouchBar helps to complete the work more efficiently.

MacBook Pro 2018 Performance

Apple products are known for great power and speed. The MacBook Pro 2018 sets an example for portability, power, and performance. This version has an updated processor, ultimate memory, next level graphics and so on. Key aspects of the MacBook Pro 2018 performance are as follows:

  • 32 GB memory for efficient multitasking
  • 4.2 GHz processor for turbo boost
  • 3.2 GB/s Solid-state Drive to share data much faster
  • 10 Hours Battery Life

MacBook Pro 2018 Variants

The MacBook 2018 is available in two variants:

  1. The 13-inch model which weighs 1.3 kilograms and has a 14.9mm display. (Available in Silver, Space Grey)
  2. The 15-inch model which weighs 1.8 kilograms and has a 15.5mm display. (Available in Silver, Space Grey)

The MacBook Pro 13″ model has a quad-core Intel i7 2.4 GHz processor. It also provides up to 4.5 GHz turbo boost for an elevated speed and performance. The MacBook Pro 15″ model has a six-core Intel i9 2.9 GHz processor. It also provides up to 4.8 GHz turbo boost for much more speed and performance. These two models run on macOS High Sierra.

MacBook Pro 2018 Graphics

The 15-inch model has Radeon Pro GPU which provides extraordinary power and efficiency. The 4GB GPU, paired with GDDR5 for more real-time, fluid-like performance for professional tasks. It also helps in the fast rendering of 3D titles in the Final Cut Pro X. The 13-inch model has a 128 MB graphic card which provides good performance. The embedded RAM is twice as fast as the previous version.

Apple T2 Chip

This all-new chip provides next level security. It has many discrete controllers which include SSD controller, audio controller, the management controller, into one. Hey, Siri is now made always available to answer your questions. The Apple T2 chip is powered with encrypted storage for secure boot.

MacBook Pro 2018 Thunderbolt 3

The MacBook Pro now comes with versatile, high bandwidth universal port. Thunderbird 3 transfers data up to 40 Gbps speed which is faster than ever. This port provides power from any port. It connects with 3e GPU and supports the 5k display. Thunderbird 3 is reversible so however you connect it, The right side is always up.

MacBook Pro 2018 TouchBar and Touch ID

The functional keys are now replaced with TouchBar. It helps you to access tools automatically based on what you are doing. Touch ID can be accessed by placing your finger on the right side top corner. Unlock your mac at an instant and with a touch and for authentication.

MacBook Pro 2018 Technical Specifications

CPU: 2.9GHz Intel Core i9 , Quad-core processor (15″ model), 2.4GHz Intel Core i7, Six-core processor(13″ model)

Graphics: AMD Radeon Pro 560X, Intel UHD Graphics 630 (15″ model), 128 MB Graphic card (13″ model)

RAM: 32GB (2,400MHz DDR4)

Screen: 15.4-inch, 2,880 x 1,800 pixels Resolution ; Retina display (backlit LED, IPS, 500 nits)

Storage: 2TB Solid State Drive

Ports: 4x Thunderbolt 3 (USB-Type C), 3.5millimeters headphone jack

Connectivity: 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0

Camera: 720p FaceTime HD webcam

Weight: 4.02 pounds (1.83kg) — 15″ model ; 1.4 kg — 13″ model

Size: 13.75″ x 9.48″ x 0.61 ” (34.93cm width x 24.07cm diameter x 1.55cm Height)

MacBook Pro 2018 Price

The 13″ inch model’s price will be around $2399 in the US and around Rs 180,000 in India.

The 15″ inch model’s price will be around $1799 in the US and around Rs 2.3–2.5L in India.

Final Verdict for MacBook Pro 2018

The Apple MacBook Pro 2018 is undoubtedly an amazing laptop. Each and every penny you pay is worth for it. If you are looking to get a new laptop then The MacBook Pro 2018 is a great option. If you do a lot of editing work, Photoshop then it a great choice. This laptop is ideal for employees and freelancers. The Sleek design, portability, and performance will be absolutely fantastic. Wait for The MacBook Pro 2018 to be released and then hit to your nearest Apple outlet.


Originally published at www.dailynewsmagazine.in on July 30, 2018.