Computers & Laptops

Apple Introduces 16-Inch MacBook Pro

Our Bureau Cupertino(California) | Updated on November 13, 2019 Published on November 13, 2019

Apple Inc. introduced the first overhaul of its MacBook Pro laptop in more than four years. File Photo   -  Bloomberg

All-New MacBook Pro Features an Immersive 16-Inch Retina Display, Up to 80 Percent Faster Performance and a New Magic Keyboard 

Apple on Wednesday unveiled a new 16-inch MacBook Pro. The category is aimed at developers, photographers, filmmakers, scientists, music producers other creative professionals although it is also a favourite with those who require power and speed in their everyday work.

New features

The new MacBook Pro features a 16-inch Retina Display, as Apple calls it, the latest 8-core processors, up to 64GB of memory, next-generation graphics, up to 8GB of VRAM and a new advanced thermal design. Apple believes this to be the company’s most powerful MacBook Pro yet. 

Having experienced considerable trouble with some of the previous Butterfly keyboards, this time the MacBook Pro features a new ‘Magic Keyboard’ with a redesigned scissor mechanism and 1mm travel for a better typing experience. 

The 16-inch MacBook Pro also includes a six-speaker sound system, longer battery life, Touch Bar, Touch ID, the Force Touch trackpad and the Apple T2 Security Chip.

“Our pro customers tell us they want their next MacBook Pro to have a larger display, blazing-fast performance, the biggest battery possible, the best notebook keyboard ever, awesome speakers and massive amounts of storage, and the 16-inch MacBook Pro delivers all of that and more,” said Tom Boger, Apple’s senior director of Mac and iPad Product Marketing.

For pros with massive asset libraries and large projects that need even more storage in a notebook, the new MacBook Pro doubles the SSD storage to 512GB and 1TB on standard configurations. The MacBook Pro can also be configured with 8TB of storage, the largest SSD ever in a notebook.

Starting at Rs 1,99,900, the 16-inch MacBook Pro is available through Apple Authorised Resellers and coming soon to stores around the world.

Published on November 13, 2019
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