Apple launches 2018 MacBook Pros with 8th-gen Intel Core processors, up 32GB RAM, True Tone Display, Apple T2 Chip in India starting at Rs. 149900


Apple just launched new 2018 editions of MacBook Pro 13-inch and 15-inch models with Touch Bar. These get new 8th-generation Intel Core processors, with 6-core on the 15-inch model that promises 70% faster performance and quad-core on the 13-inch model that promises two times faster performance compared to the previous generation. These also include support for up to 32GB of memory,  True Tone display for a more natural viewing experience and an improved third-generation keyboard for quieter typing.

These are also first MacBook Pro models with Apple T2 chip, first introduced in iMac Pro. This  delivers enhanced system security with support for secure boot and on-the-fly encrypted storage, and also brings “Hey Siri” to the Mac for the first time.

Highlights of 15-Inch MacBook Pro (2018)

  • 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

Highlights of 13-Inch MacBook Pro  (2018)

  • 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

The new  13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro (2018) models are priced starting at Rs. 1,49,900 ($1,799 (Rs. 1,23,150 approx.) in the U.S.) and Rs. 1,99,900 ($2,399 (Rs. 1,64,220 approx.) in the U.S.) respectively, and will be available in select Apple Authorised Resellers later this month.

Apple has also introduced leather sleeves for the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro in Saddle Brown, Midnight Blue and, for the first time, Black for $179 (Rs. 12,260 approx.). These are made of high-quality leather and have a soft microfibre lining for extra protection.


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