Apple Kills Off the Last Non-Touchbar MacBook Pros, Discounts MacBook Air

Apple Kills Off the Last Non-Touchbar MacBook Pros, Discounts MacBook Air

The 13-inch MacBook Pro takes the position of Apple's entry-level Pro model, with new 8th-generation Intel quad-core processors under the hood.

In the end, just like the previous MacBook Pro, the base 13-inch MacBook Pro has also received a repairability score of 2 out of 10.

Specs aside, the beefier internals now result in a 6.8 percent increase in single-core performance and multi-core performance that more than 83 percent faster than the 2018 model.

Grab a MacBook Air on sale starting at $999 at Amazon, a full five days ahead of Prime Day.

On a more positive note, the aforementioned price changes and upgrades are a welcome one: the MacBook Air now starts at $1,599 ($1,449 for university students), and has added True Tone that'll automatically adjust the ambient light and brightness according to your surroundings.

Apple's new MacBook Pro, which now comes with a Touch Bar (previously, a version without a Touch Bar was still an option) features an Intel Core i5-8257U processor, a custom variation of its Core i5-8250U processor designed exclusively for Apple.

After four years and three generations, Apple has quietly discontinued their 12-inch Macbook line. However, even at its new lower $1,099 price point, it's still a pricey machine. It has notably more powerful processor than quad-core Intel Core i5 processor.

The MacBook Pro features a 15W chip, part of the Coffee Lake range, and can offer a max Turbo Boost frequency of up to 3.9GHz, an impressive feat for a small notebook.

The 13-inch MacBook Pro packs powerfulprocessors, super-fast SSDs, all-day battery life and the best Mac notebookdisplay ever.

The promotion includes a pair of qualifying Beats headphones with the purchase of any eligible Mac or iPad for college, as well as education discounts on qualifying Mac, iPad, AppleCare, select accessories and services.



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