Apple updates the MacBook Pro: 16-inch screen, new keyboard and up to 363 thousand pesos in price in the most advanced configuration

Apple updates the MacBook Pro: 16-inch screen, new keyboard and up to 363 thousand pesos in price in the most advanced configuration

The MacBook Pro is the most powerful device that Apple launched in its laptop segment, and it is also the most expensive model

 He presented this Wednesday a new version of his laptop for professional use
MacBook Pro with a 16-inch screen, which stands out for features such as its performance up to 80 percent faster and storage that reaches up to 8 terabytes (TB) for the first time on a computer in this line.

The new 16-inch MacBook Pro is specially designed for developers, photographers, film and video professionals, scientists, music producers and other professionals, as Apple explained in a statement.

Apple's laptop incorporates a 16-inch Retina display, eight-core processors, up to 64 GB of RAM, next-generation graphics with up to 8 GB of VRAM and a new advanced thermal dissipation design. This makes it "the most powerful MacBook Pro created to date," according to the company.

The 16-inch MacBook Pro uses a new Magic Keyboard, with a redesigned scissor mechanism and a millimeter of travel to improve the typing experience. It includes a physical escape key and an inverted 'T' arrangement for the arrow keys.

It also incorporates a sound system with six speakers, a 100-watt battery with greater autonomy, Touch Bar, Touch ID, a Force Touch trackpad and the Apple T2 security chip.

Its Retina display of 500 nits of brightness and P3 color range is, with its 16 inches, the largest to date with this technology. It offers a resolution of 3072 by 1920 pixels and a pixel density of 226 ppi, with almost 6 million pixels.

Apple's official video for MacBook Pro – Source: Youtube


The 16-inch MacBook Pro uses a thermal dissipation architecture that is based on a new fan design with a larger impeller with extended blades, as well as larger vents. This results in a 28 percent increase in air flow, and the heat sink is 35 percent larger.

The Apple team has the latest ninth-generation six- and eight-core processors, with Turbo Boost speeds of up to 5.0 GHz, offering up to 2.1 times faster performance than the 15-inch MacBook Pro with four cores . This adds to a faster memory of up to 64 GB capacity.

On a graphical level, the 16-inch MacBook Pro is the seven-nanometer AMD Radeon Pro 5000Mm series unit, along with the GDDR6 video memory and with an 8GB VRAM option for the first time. This allows a graphic performance 2.1 times faster than the previous standard configuration.

To power its performance, the MacBook Pro has a 100 Wh (watt hour) battery – the largest on a Mac laptop – allowing for an additional battery life, to support up to eleven hours of web browsing Wireless or video playback in the Apple TV application.

In addition, it is the first laptop that can be configured with up to 8 TB of storage, as the company has highlighted. It doubles as standard the SSD storage to 512 GB and 1 TB in the standard configurations.

The computer makes use of a sound system with six redesigned speakers, with new 'force-canceling' woofers that reduce unwanted vibrations that distort the sound. As a result, the bass can be half an octave deeper. To this is added a matrix of microphones that allows a 40 percent reduction in the whistle and a seal ratio.

The new 16-inch MacBook Pro will be available from this Wednesday in the official Apple stores from 2400 dollars, although the price rises to 6099 dollars if the maximum configuration is chosen, with an Intel Core i9 processor, 64 GB of RAM and 8 TB storage capacity.


The Mac Pro and the $ 5,000 monitor also go on sale in the United States in DecemberThe Mac Pro and the 5000-dollar monitor also go on sale in the United States in December

Apple also announced that its professional workstation
Mac Pro and the
Apple Pro Display XDR monitor, which will be available in December.