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Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar updated with faster processor and revamped keyboard

Posted On: Jul 12, 2018   |   Posted By: MobileSyrup

Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar updated with faster processor and revamped keyboard

In a surprise move, Apple has announced a 2018 refresh to its MacBook Pro line - but only the higher end 13-inch and 15-inch version that includes a Touch Bar. The 13-inch iteration of the Pro that doesn't feature Apple's touch screen strip will not be refreshed this fall, which is a strange move on the tech giant's part. Apple says that the 15-inch MacBook Pro, which starts at $3,199 CAD, is now “up to 70 percent faster” thanks to its 8th-generation six-core either i7 or i9 Intel processor. “Apple has also revamped the MacBook Pro's controversial butterfly keyboard for what the tech giant is calling ‘quieter typing.'” The processor runs at 2.9GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.8Ghz, while the laptop's GPU with this configuration is still a Radeon Pro with 4GB of video memory. Along with this spec boost, the Pro can now be equipped with up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM and 4TB of storage. Previously, Apple limited the MacBook Pro's RAM configuration to just 16GB. Apple says the 13-inch MacBook Pro ...

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