Two weeks after the launch of AirPods Pro, today was the day for another product aimed at the professional market: Apple just announced (first, via one tweet by Tim Cook!) new MacBook Pro – the long-awaited model of your laptop, now equipped with a 16 inches.
The retina display, 4% larger diagonally, has Resolution of 3072 × 1920 pixels (with a density of 226 pp), up to 500 nits brightness and of course support a wide range of P3 colors. This machine will support the next generation GPU (AMD Radeon Pro 5000M, manufactured in the process of 7 nanometers), with VRAM up to 8 GB.
As expected, Apple has finally abandoned the problematic butterfly mechanism of the new MBP keyboard and returned to the (but modernized and improved) scissor engine, "more reliable" than the previous one with a depth of 1mm. Your name? Magical keyboard.
Confirming the rumors, the new MBP magic keyboard has a key
Esc physics and Apple also took the opportunity to return to the conventional arrow guidance design without putting the sides at the same height as the verticals (hallelujah!) – that is, in the inverted "T" shape.
Inside, we have ninth generation Intel processors configurations that reach the eight-core Core i9 Turbo boost up to 5GHz, promising up to 80% more performance), Up to 64 GB of RAM (!) and Up to 8TB (!) SSD storage – Superior configuration now doubles to 1TB.
In addition, Apple promises clearer and more powerful sound with six speakers, allied to one new microphone which makes good "studio quality" ambient noise cancellation.
In addition, the new MBP is equipped with Touch Bar (including, of course, the touch sensor), Touch force support and the security chip T2 Apple Your battery is now 100Wh, providing another hour of complete autonomy.
"Our professional customers tell us they want their next MacBook Pro to have a larger screen, performance, maximum battery life, the best possible laptop keyboard, amazing speakers and plenty of storage, and the 16-inch MacBook Pro delivers all that and more," he said. he. Tom Booger, Senior Product Marketing Officer for Mac and iPad at Apple.
"With its brilliant 16-inch Retina display, eight-core processors, cutting-edge professional graphics, even better thermal design, the new Magic Keyboard, six-speaker sound, 100Wh battery, up to 8TB of storage. and 64 GB of fast storage, the 16-inch MacBook Pro is the best pro laptop in the world, "added Bouguer.
Contrary to speculation a few weeks ago, the price of the new MBP takes up the space of the previous model 15 – ie. from US $ 2,399.
In Brazil, the new models aren't available for purchase yet, but we already have their prices: $ 21,299 for a six-core version of the 2.6GHz Intel Core i7 processor, AMD Radeon Pro 5300M and 512 GB SSD; $ 24,599 for an eight-core Intel Core i9, 2.3GHz, AMD Radeon Pro 5500M and 1TB SSD.
Unmodified model 13
Today's news is really just focused on the new model 16 that actually replaces the 15.
Apple didn't touch the younger member of the family, the 13th MacBook Pro according to Mark Gorman (from Bloomberg) Will only be updated until next year.