At its “One More Thing”
event, Apple announced it’s first-ever MacBook Pro laptop that will run on
Apple-designed processor. This latest reveal welcomes the new era of Mac
Now that Apple has
switched to Arm-based MacBook Pro, the line of products will be emphasized as
features would appeal to both creative and technical experts.
The new MacBook Pro is
priced at $1,299 and has a 13-inch size, replacing its previous entry-level
model. The new model is all set to feature Apple’s new M1 processor –
apparently the world’s fastest CPU core, integrated graphics, and big power and
performance gains. It’ll also release macOS 11 Big Sur which according to Apple
is designed to benefit from the new hardware.
In addition, the
performance of the new 13-inch MacBook Pro is 2.8 times faster and that
graphics are 5 times quicker than its previous generation. The new MacBook also
features an active cooling fan system, a Touch Bar, and two Thunderbolt 4
The battery life has
gotten 17 hours of web browsing and 20 hours of video playback – 10 extra hours
from its previous battery life. Configuration includes 8GB of RAM with 256GB,
512GB, 1TB, and 2TB SSD options. This is major news not because Apple has come
up with in-house chips bit for Arm-based laptops in general.
Apple has been excited
about its own chips and has showed off applications like Adobe Photoshop,
Lightroom, Microsoft Office, etc. back in June. Lightroom, however, will be available
next month and Photoshop will be launched in 20201.