(Macbook Pro 2019 Review)
MacBook Pro 2019: review and specifications:
Notebooks MacBook Pro, despite the scandals with the “planned obsolescence” and other design flaws, continues to be in great demand. Updated models with Touch Bar will be bought by many, so let’s take a closer look at the MacBook Pro 2019.
Price and release date in worldwide MacBook Pro 2019:
Following the new iPad and the updated AirPods, the MacBook Pro 2019 laptops were completely casual, without a presentation and they appeared on the Apple website. Innovations touched with 13.3 and 15.4-inch models with Touch Bar. Worldwide, new items will be available for purchase by the beginning of June.
Their prices are already known. So, the most affordable “trinashka” on i5 with 8 GB of RAM and a 256 GB drive will cost 156 thousand rubles. The most expensive MacBook Pro 15, which is in the Apple online store, on the i9 processor. 16 GB of RAM and a 512 GB SSD costs 241 thousand rubles.
If this is not enough for you, Macbook Pro 2019 Review then you can order the most productive version with an overclocked i9. Radeon Pro Vega 20 graphics, 32 GB of RAM, and 1 TB SSD for 350 thousand rubles.
Specifications MacBook Pro 2019:
|13.3 inches: 2560 × 1600 pixels, 500 cd / m2 brightness, Retina IPS display, True Tone
15.4 inches: 2880 × 1800 pixels, 500 cd / m2 brightness, Retina IPS display, True Tone
|macOS Mojave (version 10.14)|
|13.3 inches: 2.4 GHz 4-core Intel Core i5 processor (Turbo Boost up to 4.1 GHz) or 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 4-core processor (Turbo Boost up to 4.7 GHz ).
15.4 inches: 6-core Intel Core i7 processor with a frequency of 2.6 GHz.(Turbo Boost acceleration up to 4.5 GHz) or 8-core Intel Core i9 processor with a frequency of 2.3 GHz (Turbo Boost acceleration up to 4.8 GHz) or 2.4 GHz 8-core Intel Core i9 processor (Turbo Boost up to 5.0 GHz)
|13.3 inches: integrated – Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655 15.4 inches: integrated – Intel UHD Graphics 630.
Discrete – Radeon Pro 555X with 4 GB GDDR5 / Radeon Pro 560X with 4 GB GDDR5 / Radeon Pro Vega 16 with 4 GB HBM2 / Radeon Pro Vega 20 memory with 4 GB HBM2 memory
|13.3 inches: RAM – 8/16 GB DDR3, drive – SSD up to 2 TB 15.4 inches: RAM – 16/32 GB DDR4, drive – SSD up to 4 TB|
|5.0, Wi-Fi 802.11a / b / g / n / ac, four Thunderbolt 3 ports (USB-C), 3.5 mm audio jack|
Keyboard and touchpad:
|65-key backlit keyboard, Touch Bar, Force Touch touchpad|
|Integrated Touch ID Sensor|
|13.3 inches: lithium-polymer battery with a capacity of 58 W ∙ h, 61 W USB-C power adapter 15.4 inches: lithium-polymer battery with a capacity of 61.6 W ∙ h, 87 W USB-C power adapter|
|weight 13.3 inches: 304 x 212 x 14.9 mm, 1.49 kg 15.4 inches: 349 x 240 x 15.5 mm, 1.83 kg|
Screens “piroshki” remained the same. At 13.3 – one of the best Retina IPS-matrix on the market with a resolution of 2560 × 1600 pixels, a huge brightness of 500 cd / sq.m. The 15.4-inch laptops have similar display characteristics, but together with an increased size larger and the resolution is 2880 × 1800 pixels.
Regardless of size, all-new Macbook Pro 2019 support the proprietary True Tone technology, which makes the picture on display more pleasing to the eye, discreetly adjusting the color rendition to the ambient light using a special sensor.
Case and keyboard:
The MacBook case has been and remains the benchmark, and nothing has changed in the new Pros in this sense. One of the main innovations in 2019 was the keyboard with an updated butterfly mechanism. MacBook Pro 2019 Review Formally, Macbook Pro 2019 Review this is the fourth generation of the keystroke mechanism.
Which still raises questions from users. The fact is that for three years, Apple engineers failed to achieve reliable operation of this type of keyboard. Customers who laid out a lot of money for laptops, faced with the failure of the keys. This could happen a week or a year after the purchase.
Apple reluctantly admitted their mistake and changed the entire unit under warranty. However, this does not solve the problem; many users managed to encounter a problem several times on the same laptop.
Cupertino does not tell in detail what they changed in the new “butterfly.”But thanks to the iFixit portal experts who disassembled the new Macbook Pro 2019, it became known that the updated keyboard has a minimum of differences from its predecessor.
The silicone membrane, which should protect the mechanism from dust and small particles, has been replaced with a nylon membrane. Otherwise, this is the same 65-button keyboard above, which is located the Touch Bar with a built-in Touch ID scanner.
The best on the market and one of the largest touchpads in laptops has remained unchanged. By the way, the same iFixit delivered the MacBook Pro 15 of 2019, only 1 point for maintainability and the ability to disassemble the case. In other words, if something breaks on your laptop, the repair will be difficult and very expensive.
MacBook Pro 2019 Review about CPU, Communications:
The most important change in laptops in 2019 was the eighth and ninth-generation Intel Core processors. The 15-inch MacBook Pro review 2019 received the new six- and eight-core mobile processors Intel Core i7 and Core i9.
The maximum “tag” is equipped with the i9, capable of operating at 5 GHz in Turbo Boost mode. The “hearts” of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and the quad-core Core i5 and i7 processors.
MacBook Pro 2019 Review According to the manufacturer, the new MacBook Pro review 2019 15 is up to two times faster than models with four-core processors and up to 40% more productive than last year’s laptops on 6-core chips. Apple calls the newest “fastest MacBook in history.
“MacBook Pro 2019 Review The video cards that are installed in laptops have also undergone changes. MacBook Pro 13 has integrated graphics Intel Iris Plus Graphics 655.
The choice of graphics chips MacBook Pro 15 richer. So, they all have integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630. But there are discrete graphics cards to choose from and the Radeon Pro 555X, Radeon Pro 560X, Radeon Pro Vega, or Radeon Pro Vega 20.
However, the performance of the new MacBook Pro still raises questions – but the cooling system remains the same. So, she could not cope with less powerful hardware, because of which users were constantly faced with throttling and a slowdown in laptop performance.
Memory: Macbook Pro 2019 Review
MacBook Pro 13 is equipped with 8 or 16 GB of RAM, made not the most modern standard DDR3. SSD storage – from 256 GB to 2 TB. “Fifteen” 15 received 16 or 32 GB of “RAM” and SSD-drives from 512 GB to 4 TB.
It is worth noting that the RAM and SSD are also soldered to the system board, which means that you can’t add more capacious modules yourself. However, for MacBook Pro users, this state of affairs has long been familiar.
Both laptop sizes have four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports on the case, each of which can be used to charge or connect an external video card.
Fortunately, Apple has not yet stripped their laptops of a 3.5 mm audio jack. Of the wireless interfaces, the MacBook Pro has dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0 Macbook Pro 2019 Review.
As in previous generations, the MacBook Pro review 2019 has the record-breaking autonomy that Windows laptops have come to recently.MacBook Pro 2019 Review The younger version received a battery of a 58 W ∙ h lithium polymer battery with a 61 W USB-C power adapter.
The MacBook Pro 15 has an 83.6 Wh battery and 87 watts of charge. According to the manufacturer, both versions work up to 10 hours on the Internet wirelessly or 30 days in standby time.