Apple launched the new version of MacBook Pro with a 15-inch display and featured the Force Touch trackpad, which reacts depending on the force you induce because of its built-in force sensors and Taptic engine, last March.
The Force Touch trackpad allows a user to click anywhere on it and feel the same force exerted back, which is customizable to the amount of pressure needed for each click.
According to Apple, the new MacBook Pro has two times faster flash storage memory compared to the previous versions. Its battery can last up to 9 hours, an hour more battery life compared to past MacBook Pro when subjected to wireless web surfing and iTunes movie playback.
(Note: Apple MacBook Pro is still using the previous generation of Intel’s “Haswell” processor, despite the availability of “Broadwell”, Intel’s latest processor.)
The new graphic chip, AMD Radeon R9 M370X, improves the graphic performance up to 80% faster performance for video editing in Final Cut Pro X and rendering 3D images in graphic editing apps or even playing high-resolution games.
The 15’ inch MacBook Pro comes with two types: the $1,999 and the $2,499 version.
The $1,999 version with the 2.2GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 processor, 256GB storage, 16GB of memory and Intel’s Iris Pro Graphics. The $2,499 version has a 26GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 CPU, 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage with its new AMD graphics chip.All of the new products are available in the Apple Store. www.apple.com
(Note: You can also trade your old Mac for the new 15-inch MacBook Pro, 27-inch iMac, 12-inch MacBook or otherwise.)