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Apple’s Most Expensive MacBook Pro Now Costs $6,700


Apple has announced that it has upgraded its 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar for faster performance; it has also introduced new pro features to the lineup.

Both models now come with the new eighth-generation Intel processors, with the 15-inch laptop boasting up to 70-percent improved performance and the 13-inch version running up to two times its original speed.

                         MacBook Pro now delivers faster performance for complex simulations and data manipulation.

“The latest generation MacBook Pro is the fastest and most powerful notebook we’ve ever made,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing.

“The 8th-generation 6-core processors, up to 32GB of system memory, up to 4TB of super-fast SSD storage, new ‘True Tone’ technology in its Retina display and Touch Bar, the Apple T2 chip for enhanced security and a third-generation quieter keyboard makes this the best notebook for pro users,” Schiller informed.

With the new MacBook Pro, developers can compile code faster and more easily run multiple virtual machines and test environments.

15-Inch MacBook Pro Highlights include:

  • 6-core Intel Core i7 and Core i9 processors up to 2.9 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.8 GHz.
  • Up to 32GB of DDR4 memory.
  • Powerful Radeon Pro discrete graphics with 4GB of video memory in every configuration.
  • Up to 4TB of SSD storage.
  • True Tone display technology
    Apple T2 Chip.
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID.

13-Inch MacBook Pro Highlights include:

  • Quad-core Intel Core i5 and i7 processors up to 2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz and double the eDRAM
  • Intel Iris Plus integrated graphics 655 with 128MB of eDRAM.
  • Up to 2TB of SSD storage
  • True Tone display technology
    Apple T2 Chip.
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID.

At default, the MacBooks still cost the same: the 13-inch model starts at US$1,799, whereas the 15-inch notebook has a starting price of US$2,399. However, you’ll have to spend US$6,699 for the maxed-out configuration of the 15-inch MacBook Pro.

The new MacBook Pro with Touch Bar models are available now.

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