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Apple updates MacBook Pro with 8th-gen Intel CPUs




Apple has updated their MacBook Pro laptops with 8th-generation Intel Core processors, with 6-core on the 15-inch model for up to 70% faster performance and quad-core on the 13-inch model for up to 2x faster performance.

In addition to the new chipset, the new MacBook Pro has an option for up to 32GB RAM and up to 4TB SSD on the 15-inch model, and with up to a 2TB SSD on the 13-inch model. Also new to the laptops is the Apple T2 chip, which was first introduced in iMac Pro, to deliver enhanced system security with support for secure boot and encrypted storage, and also brings “Hey Siri” to the Mac for the first time. All laptops can be updated with macOS Mojave.

Check out the starting configurations below.

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch specs:
2.6GHz 6-core 8th-generation Intel Core i7 processor
Turbo Boost up to 4.3GHz
Radeon Pro 560X with 4GB of GDDR5 memory
16GB 2400MHz DDR4 memory
512GB SSD storage
Retina display with True Tone
Touch Bar and Touch ID
Four Thunderbolt 3 ports
Starts at Php173,990

Apple MacBook Pro 15-inch specs:
2.2GHz 6-core 8th-generation Intel Core i7 processor
Turbo Boost up to 4.1GHz
Radeon Pro 555X with 4GB of GDDR5 memory
16GB 2400MHz DDR4 memory
256GB SSD storage
Retina display with True Tone
Touch Bar and Touch ID
Four Thunderbolt 3 ports
Starts at Php149,990

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch specs:
2.3GHz quad-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor
Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory
512GB SSD storage
Retina display with True Tone
Touch Bar and Touch ID
Four Thunderbolt 3 ports
Starts at Php126,990

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch specs:
2.3GHz quad-core 8th-generation Intel Core i5 processor
Turbo Boost up to 3.8GHz
Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655
8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory
256GB SSD storage
Retina display with True Tone
Touch Bar and Touch ID
Four Thunderbolt 3 ports
Starts at Php114,990

Availability in the Philippines is yet to be announced.



This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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