Apple upgraded to the premium Macbook pro a few months ago and is now upgrading the MacBook pro 13 and MacBook air for the “back to school” season.
The base 13 ”Macbook pro, which previously did not have a touch bar, now comes with a touch bar and touch ID, and replaces the dual-core CPU with an 8th gen quad-core Intel Core i5 (coffee lake) processor. The 128 GB SSD version of the upgraded base model will start at $ 1,300, while the Core i7 version will cost around $ 1,600. You can also increase the amount of RAM and storage you need.
Note that these Macbook Pros also feature butterfly switches that still have keyboard issues, and only have two USB C ports. Apple is rumored to be abandoning the butterfly keyboard on the 2019 MacBook Air and 2020 MacBook Pro and replacing the scissor switch keyboards.
Another feature of the MacBook Pro and MacBook Air retina display is the True Tone display, which adjusts the color temperature according to the environment.
The 12-inch Macbook pro, which is thinner and lighter than the Apple MacBook Air, has been discontinued. The MacBook Air 2018 replaces that model. There are also rumors that the 17-inch MacBook pro, which was discontinued in 2012, will be available again. But this time it will be 16 inches instead of 17 inches.