MacBook Pro 2019 launched with 16-inch display, new Magic keyboard, and up to 80 percent better performance

“The 16-inch MacBook Pro 2019 brings a six-speaker sound system, longer battery life, Touch Bar, Touch ID, and Apple’s T2 security chip”

Apple has launched a new MacBook Pro model, as expected. The latest laptop from the Cupertino giant sports a 16-inch Retina display and is claimed is bring up to 80 percent improvement in performance. The new 16-inch MacBook Pro features the new scissor-switch keyboard, which the company is calling Magic Keyboard, and has 1mm travel. Apple also says it packs a new advanced thermal design, which keeps the machine silent without throttling during heavy workloads. It also brings a six-speaker sound system, longer battery life, Touch Bar, Touch ID, and T2 security chip.

MacBook Pro 16-inch price in India

Apple MacBook Pro 2019
The new MacBook Pro features a new scissor-switch keyboard, which the company is calling it Magic Keyboard.

The new 16-inch MacBook Pro price starts at Rs 1,99,900 ($2,399 in the US) for the base 512GB storage model with Intel Core i7 CPU and AMD Radeon Pro 5300M GPU. It will be available in Silver and Space Gray colours through Apple Authorised Resellers globally. Apple also said the Mac Pro and Mac Pro Display XDR that were announced at WWDC earlier this year will go on sale in December.

MacBook Pro 16-inch specifications

The 16-inch MacBook Pro flaunts a 16-inch IPS LED-backlit display with 3,072×1,920 pixels resolution, 500 nits brightness, and P3 wide colour gamut. The machine will be available in models 6-core Intel Core i7 with 2.6GHz clock speed (4.5GHz boost speed) and an 8-core Intel Core i9 processor with 2.3GHz clock speed (4.8GHz boost speed). It packs up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, up to 8TB SSD, and up to AMD Radeon Pro 5000M graphics with up to 8GB of dedicated VRAM. The new MacBook Pro rocks a full-sized backlit Magic keyboard with Touch Bar, Touch ID, Ambient light sensor, and Force Touch trackpad.

Apple MacBook Pro 2019

Connectivity features include Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, four Thunderbolt 3 ports that support USB 3.1 2nd-gen, DisplayPort video output, 3.5mm headphone jack. There’s also a 720p HD camera for video chats, has support for Dolby Atmos as well, and a 100Wh battery with 96W USB-C power adapter for fast-charging. The MacBook Pro 16-inch measures 1.62 x 25.79 x 24.59cm and weighs 2kgs. It runs on macOS Catalina operating system. The laptop has more vents, a larger heatsink, and more powerful fans. Apple claims that Photoshop edits are now up to 1.7 times faster and Xcode can compile code up to 1.8x faster.