- MacBook Pro 2020 features the new scissor-style Magic keyboard and 256GB SSD as standard
- Buyers will be able to choose between 8th Gen Intel Core i5/ i7 and 10th Gen Core i5/ i7 processor options
- There’s also faster 3733MHz RAM but that’s limited to just “select” models of the new MacBook Pro 2020
Apple has launched the 2020 edition of its 13-inch MacBook Pro with the new Magic keyboard, optional 10th Gen Intel Core processors, faster 16GB RAM, and twice the storage as previous models. This launch marks the end of the old Butterfly keyboard on Apple’s laptop lineup, meaning shorter travel time when users type on the new MacBook Pro 2020. The keyboard aside, Apple hasn’t given the laptop too many upgrades though. Of course, the new model is a Pro device and, thus, aimed at professionals, designers, etc.
13-inch MacBook Pro 2020 price in India
As for the prices in India, MacBook Pro 2020 with 13-inch display and Magic keyboard will start at Rs 1,22,990. Prices of all variants have not been revealed at the moment. There’s no release date announced yet as well, with the company just saying the new laptop will be available via Apple Authorised Resellers “soon.” Buyers will get a one-year subscription of Apple TV+ streaming service for a limited time.
13-inch MacBook Pro 2020 specifications
Moving on to the features and specifications, the MacBook Pro 2020 sports a 13.3-inch display with 2,560 x 1,600 pixels resolution, 500 nits brightness, and True Tone display tech. Buyers will be able to choose between the 8th Gen Core i5/ Core i7 and 10th Gen Core i5/ Core i7 processor options with the new model. On the storage front, the base variant now starts at 256GB SSD (up from 128GB in previous generations) and goes up to 4TB. RAM configurations 8GB to 32GB (optional), depending on the processor option.
Features such as Touch ID, Touch Bar, HD FaceTime camera, stereo speakers, 3.5mm jack, and 10-hour battery life are part of the package. On the connectivity front, the new 13-inch MacBook Pro 2020 offers up to four Thunderbolt 3 Type-C ports (depending on processor option), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, etc. The laptop also comes with Apple’s T2 security chip and, of course, macOS Catalina.
Tom Boger, Apple’s senior director of Mac and iPad Product Marketing, said in a statement, “The 13-inch MacBook Pro delivers powerful performance, a stunning Retina display, and all-day battery life in our most portable Pro notebook. Today we’re adding the new Magic Keyboard, doubling the standard storage, and boosting performance, making the 13-inch MacBook Pro an even better value for our customers.”