Today we got the new MacBook Pro 13-inch for 2020. While new It’s a kind of new, it’s a bit of a refresh. Apple has addressed the most important point on this particular model which is the keyboard. But Apple has had some difficulty with their low-profile keyboards for a while. Now called the butterfly key switch which was innovative at the time. It gave you this short of the impossibly low-profile clicky keyboard. It came alongside some pretty significant issues and several failures. Take a look at its pros and cons:
- Fast Processor
- Traditional Scissor Switches
- Large Trackpad
- Touch ID/T2 Security
- Retina Display
- Solid Audio
- Thunderbolt 3 Ports
- Webcam s 720p
- Low battery performance than the Dell XPS 13
- Missing at least one full-sized USB Port
- Not to mention an SD card reader
But the thing is, If you want to get a new MacBook Pro with the 10th gen Intel Core processor you have to pay a lot of money to get it. Let’s talk more.
New MacBook Pro 2020 13-inch Design
It is the same as the previous model except for the keyboard this one even has the same generation of CPU in it. The Macbook does have a little bit more storage. It is sorry to say the new model of MacBook Pro doesn’t come with a new design. It comes with the same 3-Pound aluminum unibody design as the old one. But the thing is it is a little bit havier like 3.1 Pound and 0.61 inches thick.
And its bezels around the display look chunky and it could compare to the new Dell XPS 13. If Apple made a change in color option it would be nice as I said. The new MacBook Pro 13-inch comes with silver and space gray color.
The MacBook Pro 13 inch also comes with two Thunderbolt 3 Ports to start. But it is also available with Four Thunderbolts 3 Ports and if you want to get four thunderbolt versions you need to step up to the $1,999 configuration.
It also comes with Touch ID, it ensures easy login and secure online purchases. The new MacBook Pro 13 inch 2020 features Touch Bar with dynamic and contextual controls and the industry-best Force Touch trackpad for precise cursor control and Multi-Touch navigation.
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MacBook Pro 2020 13-inch Display
The new Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch comes with a true tone display. And you are getting a sharp 2560 x 1600 pixels of resolution with 500 nits of brightness. Apple claims its 13-inch retina display delivers more than four million pixels and millions of colors and support for the p3 wide color gamut. The display also supports Apple’s true tone technology.
The New MacBook Pro 13-inch comes with the 10th generation Intel Processor and faster 3733MHz RAM with turbo boost speed up to 4.1GHz. But it rises with a quad-core 8th generation processor. Apple claims their new laptop will speed up to 2.8x faster performance. If you want you can upgrade to 32GB of RAM and it is first for a 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro.
Apple claims, The Irish Plus Graphics delivers up to 80% faster performance for 4k video editing and smoother gameplay than the previous one.
New MacBook Pro 2020 13-inch Price
The MacBook Pro 2020 (13-inch) price rises at $1,299 for customers and $1,199 for education customers. The $1,299 model includes an earlier 8th-gen, quad-core Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage (up from 128GB on the last model). This configuration holds two Thunderbolt 2 ports also.
The $1,799 model packs a 10th-generation Core i5 processor, which comes with 16GB of more high-speed RAM and 512GB of storage.
New MacBook Pro 2020 Keyboard
Now it’s time to talk about the most attractive part of the new MacBook Pro’s Keyboard. You can say this is the best upgrade of the New MacBook Pro 13-inch. The updated New MacBook Pro comes with the new Magic Keyboard and this keyboard was first introduced on the 16-inch and Air 2020. The keyboard also features a physical Escape key, touch Bar, Touch ID. So you can expect a better typing experience than the previous one.
MacBook Pro 13-inch Battery
Apple claims with a full charge the new MacBook Pro 2020 can go up to 10 hours. That’s perfect for almost everyone. If the battery is about 50 percent charge, it takes 1 hour for an 80% charge. And with an additional 2 hours for a full charge. That’s mean it takes about 3 hours to charge it from 0 to 100 percent by the official Apple charger.
The bottom line
However, if you are looking for a new MacBook Pro 2020 with a more usable keyboard and storage you can upgrade your old one. You are also getting faster Graphics, which delivers up to 80% faster performance for 4k video editing and smoother gameplay than the previous one.
But if you don’t have more than one and a half thousand dollar budget and want to save your wallet you can choose Dell XPS 13.
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