Apple reveals 16-inch MacBook Pro, “world’s best pro notebook”

Apple has unveiled the widely-rumored MacBook Pro.

The company shared news of the “world’s best pro notebook” on its website, rather than the usual fanfare it gives to new machines, a new move for the company as it moves away from the traditional October keynote and instead reveals products like the AirPods Pro online.

Apple says that the new MacBook Pro was “designed for developers, photographers, filmmakers, scientists, music producers and anyone who relies on a Mac to create their life’s best work.”

The Retina Display notebook features the latest 8-core processors, up to 64GB of memory, next-generation graphics with up to 8GB of VRAM and a new advanced thermal design.

Apple also confirmed that a brand new Magic Keyboard had been introduced to the latest MacBook Pro, with a scissor mechanism and 1mmm travel to offer a satisfying key feel.

That is the result of endless complaints from users over their MacBook Pro keyboards.

Also new on the MacBook Pro is a six-speaker sound system, longer battery life, Touch Bar, Touch ID, the Force Touch trackpad and the Apple T2 Security Chip, creating the world’s best notebook in a stunning format with thinner bezels, designed for the next generation.

“Our pro customers tell us they want their next MacBook Pro to have a larger display, blazing-fast performance, the biggest battery possible, the best notebook keyboard ever, awesome speakers and massive amounts of storage, and the 16-inch MacBook Pro delivers all of that and more,” said Tom Boger, Apple’s senior director of Mac and iPad Product Marketing.

“With its brilliant 16-inch Retina display, 8-core processors, next-gen pro graphics, even better thermal design, new Magic Keyboard, six-speaker sound system, 100Wh battery, up to 8TB of storage and 64GB of fast memory, the 16-inch MacBook Pro is the world’s best pro notebook.”

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