Finally Apple has released an updated version of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with the integration of the new Magic Keyboard that now comes with physical Escape key as well as the much-needed arrow keys in the form a T-shape. This inclusion is something that is similar to the newly launched MacBook Air 2020 edition. Guess it is about time, right? That's not all, Apple had decided to double up everything in terms of hardware for the new 13-Inch MacBook Pro. Read on to find out.
Behold the Magic Keyboard with Physical Escape Button and Touch Bar
Look at the beautiful Touch Bar in action!
So what is Magic Keyboard? Simply put it is the redesigned keyboard for MacBook Pro and it features a physical Escape key, along with Touch Bar and Touch ID. Apple claims that it is the de facto keyboard that will deliver the best typing experience ever on a Mac notebook. If you want to get the latest advanced 10th Generation Intel Core or Intel Core i7 processor, you will need to choose the model with a solid state drive of at least 512GB storage. You will also be getting up to 32GB of LPDDR4X-3733 RAM when you opt for the premium variants. Having said so, it is clear that the price of the 2020 version of 13-inch MacBook relies on the hardware configuration that you choose from.
Configure your MacBook Pro till your heart's content
Malaysians who intend to purchase the more affordable 13-inch MacBook Pro will be getting 8GB of LPDDR3-2133 RAM and 256GB of SSD storage with a price tag of RM5,599. If you want to bump up the internal storage to 512GB, you will need to fork out RM6,339. If you want to buy the MacBook Pro with more powerful hardware configurations which features 10th Gen Intel Core i5 chip, 16GB LPDDR4X-3733 RAM, and 512GB SSD it will come with a price tag of RM 7,999. Last but not least the top of the line 1TB model can be your with a price tag for RM 8,799. Like usual I highly suggest that you always go for the most premium variant to kind of "future-proof" your MacBook Pro.
Different MacBook Pro for your different budgets
Here is a good news for students who want to get their hands on the latest year 2020 MacBook Pro, you will get discount. Just for your information, you can actually further personalize your MacBook Pro according to your needs and budget. The bad news is the 13-Inch MacBook Pro is currently still unavailable on Apple Malaysia's website. For the time being, stay tuned once it is available.