By Najibu Mulema
Last week Apple launched its latest macbook Pro to compete favorably on the market. The device is anticipated to be the thinnest and lightest macbook Pro ever and on top of that, the computer is the most advanced notebook ever made by computer companies.
The company had not updated its MacBook Pro laptop range since 2015. Since then sales have been negatively affected and Apple revealed that it had sold 10% fewer Macs in the year ending 24 September than over the prior 12 months.
Building on innovations pioneered in MacBook, the new MacBook Pro features an entirely new enclosure design and all-metal unibody construction that creates an incredibly rigid and dense notebook that is amazingly thin and light. At just 14.9 mm thin, the 13-inch MacBook Pro is 17 percent thinner and 23 percent less volume than the previous generation, and nearly half a pound lighter at just three pounds. The new 15-inch MacBook Pro, at just 15.5 mm thin, is 14 percent thinner and 20 percent less volume than before, and weighing just four pounds, is nearly half a pound lighter.
According to Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing ,Phil Schiller, through the years each generation has introduced new innovations and capabilities, and it’s fitting that this all-new generation of MacBook Pro is the biggest leap forward yet.
“With the groundbreaking new Touch Bar, the convenience of Touch ID, the best Mac display ever, powerful performance, improved audio, blazing-fast storage and Thunderbolt3 connectivity in our thinnest and lightest pro notebook yet, the new MacBook Pro is the most advanced notebook ever made.” said Schiller.
Other specifications on the new Macbook Pro include;
Much larger Force Touch trackpads — 46 percent larger on the 13-inch MacBook Pro and twice as large on the 15-inch MacBook Pro;
More responsive and comfortable typing on the keyboard with a second-generation butterfly mechanism;
Louder, more true-to-life sound through speakers with double the dynamic range and improved bass;
macOS Sierra, the world’s most advanced desktop operating system, with new features like Siri integration, Universal Clipboard, Apple Pay on the web and Photos, which helps you rediscover your meaningful memories, organize your library and perfect shots like a pro.