Apple’s flagship laptop has been supercharged with an 8-core Intel processor, doubling its performance. This week, we go hands-on with the new MacBook Pro and ask what’s next for the Mac lineup. With rumors suggesting that the arrival of a new Mac Pro and a 16-inch MacBook are just around the corner, 2019 could be Apple’s biggest year yet for hardware.
More Power, More Pro
“With great power comes great capability,” says Apple of its new MacBook Pro. In a surprise release last week, Apple lifted the lid on the latest iteration of its most popular laptop, adding an 8-core option for the very first time. The new 13- and 15-inch models are the fastest Mac notebooks ever released, packing their punch with Intel’s 8th and 9th-generation processors and eight cores, promising desktop performance on the go for professional users around the world. According to the Cupertino firm, the new MacBook Pro (which starts at $1,799) offers performance speeds that are twice as fast as the previous quad-core MacBook Pro, and 40% more performance than a 6-core MacBook Pro, ideal for developers, photographers, and musicians who demand more from their portable computers […]
Read the full article this week at AppleMagazine #396.