Apple MacBook Pro 2018 Review

The much anticipated MacBook Pro 2018 from Apple has been released.  Apple is in the industry from very long and bringing modern and updated computers.  The customers are in love with the products Apple brings to the market as the devices are reliable and stylish.  MacBook Pro 2018 is fast in speed and the keyboard common issues are also fixed as some issues were observed in the last generation. Apple is basically just trying to keep up with more innovative and powerful PC laptops. This MacBook Pro 2018 is specialized for creatives and professionals.

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Sizes

The MacBook Pro 2018 is being launched with two sizes. There is a 13-inch version and the other version is 15-inch. Apple has earlier ditched the 17-inch model in 2012. The size of 15-inch MacBook Pro 2018 is 13.75 x 9.48 x 0.61 inches. The weight is 1.83 kgs.

Processors

The 13-inch MacBook Pro has the TouchBar Intel quad-core processor and the 15-inch MacBook Pro has the hexa-core processor and both the models are equipped with the Intel's latest Coffee Lake silicon.

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Design

The new model of MacBook Pro 2018 is quite similar to the 2017 model and it is still the same in the weight and looks. It has pretty much exactly the same previous design. It has the unibody aluminum design and MacBook Pro 2018 is thinner than Dell’s XPS 15, and weighs less than Microsoft’s Surface Book 2. All the 15-inch models are upgraded with the Touch Bar and 13-inch also upgraded with Touch Bar as well which means both the versions have Touch ID. It is a thin glass touch screen which runs along the top of the keyboard which includes the ID sensor also. The 15-inch laptops are now installed with the Apple's True Tone technology which adjusts the lighting of the display screen in day and night accordingly.

Graphics

It is observed that MacBook's 655 graphics boasts twice with the 64MB eDRAM on the 13-inch Touch Bar model now Macbook pro 2018 is installed with 128 MB eDRAM so it is the fast DRAM integrated onto the processor die and can boost performance on certain graphics tasks.

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DDR4 Memory        

The 15-inch MacBook Pro 2018 gets DDR4 (2400MHz) memory and it leads to the better speeds while working with large files, or running multiple pro apps or virtual machines. There is also 32 GB of memory.

2TB or 4TB SSD

The read and write SSD is available. There is a 2TB option for the 13 inch MacBook Pro 2018 Moreover, the 4TB option is also available for the 15-inch in the premium prices.

T2 Processor

This 15 inch has the 2nd gen Apple chip on Touch Bar models. This handles secure boot and encrypted storage capabilities, according to Apple. It also controls the FaceTime camera and consolidates a system management controller, audio controller, and SSD controller into one chip. The T2 chip powers Hey Siri also for the MacBook Pro 2018.

Keyboard

The Apple MacBook Pro 2018 keyboard has less sound and it quite from the earlier version. The reason could be the silicon gasket sheet attached below the keyboard which makes it smooth in touch without any voice.  The look is still the butterfly switch keyboard. The stickiness can be felt when the keys are exposed to the dust or dirt.

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Speakers

The speakers are now improved from the previous version the speakers are now directly connected directly to system power, enabling greater peak amplification. The speakers are set up with the wide dynamic range and more bass for the maximum boom.

Specifications

The 15-inch MacBook Pro 2018 specifications are discussed here as the CPU is 2.9GHz Intel Core i9-8950HK (hex-core, 8 threads, 12MB cache, up to 4.8GHz).  The graphics are AMD Radeon Pro 560X, Intel UHD Graphics 630. The RAM support is 32GB (2,400MHz DDR4).  The screen size consists of the 15.4-inch, 2,880 x 1,800 Retina display (backlit LED, IPS, 500 nits brightness, wide color P3 gamut).  The storage support is 2TB SSD.  Available ports are 4x Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C), 3.5mm headphone jack.  The connectivity includes 802.11ac Wi-F, Bluetooth 5.0. The camera is 720p FaceTime HD webcam.

Battery

Apple has claimed that the battery life of new MacBook Pro 2018 is of 10 hours but it is understood that the battery life depends upon the personal usage.  The 13inch model has the 58 watt-hour battery and the 15 inch has an 83.6 watt-hour battery.

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MacBook Pro 2018 Price in Dubai UAE

The 13-inch MacBook Pro 2018 that is installed with the Touch Bar starts at 6600 AED which has the Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD. To increase the memory and storage it will cost an extra 1500 AED for 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. The 13-inch MacBook Pro 2018 without the Touch Bar is still there which will cost at 4800 AED, it will be featured only with 8GB of RAM and a 128 GB SSD. The 15-inch MacBook Pro 2018 model suits for serious work.  The price of 15-inch MacBook Pro 2018 in Dubai UAE is 8850 AED featured with the 16GB of RAM and dedicated Radeon 555X graphics.

MacBook Pro 2018 Release Date in Dubai UAE

The Apple MacBook Pro 2018 is already available on the Apple store online and can be ordered online. It is also available on Apple stores and will be soon available in the other stores as well.

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