Apple MacBook Pro 2018 Now Available, macOS Mojave Coming This Fall

Cameron
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Apple has made an official announcement regarding the MacBook Pro laptop lineup. It is now available on its official website.

It’s Now Available

Initially, the MacBook Pro 2018 was expected to be unveiled last April during the 2018 WWDC, because its 2017 made announced on the 2017 WWDC. However, just as we all know, there was no sign of it. In fact, during that event, Apple’s focus on the event was software which led many to be more or less disappointed.  After the 2018 WWDC, all fingers started pointing to September where it will be unveiled along with the 2018 iPhone models.

So when was it released? It was launched on July 12, 2018 following an official press release on their website. On the press release, it detailed the specs and features of both the 13-inch version and the 15-inch version.

How Much Does It Cost?

Well, first of all, Apple isn’t really known for budget-friendly prices when it comes to their devices. As for the price tags, the 13-inch MacBook Pro 2018 costs $1,799 while the 15-inch version $2,399.

Specs & Features

15-inch Latest MacBook Pro features:

  • Quad-core Intel Core i5 and i7 processors up to 2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz and double the eDRAM
  • Intel Iris Plus integrated graphics 655 with 128MB of eDRAM
  • Up to 2TB of SSD storage2
  • True Tone display technology
  • Apple T2 Chip
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID

13-inch MacBook Pro features:

  • Quad-core Intel Core i5 and i7 processors up to 2.7 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5 GHz and double the eDRAM
  • Intel Iris Plus integrated graphics 655 with 128MB of eDRAM
  • Up to 2TB of SSD storage2
  • True Tone display technology
  • Apple T2 Chip
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID

The macOS Mojave

Coming this fall is the complete version of the macOS Mojave which the MacBook Pro 2018 can be updated to. As for it features:

  • Dark Mode – This allows users to transform their desktop to a darkened color scheme.
  • Desktop and Finder – This feature automatically stacks files into neat groups based on type files.
  • Apps – On the macOS Mojave, it comes with the News, Stocks, Voice Memos and Home app.
  • Group FaceTime – The new OS comes with Group FaceTime which makes it easier to chat with multiple people at the same time.
  • New Mac App Store – On the new OS, the Mac App Store gets a completely new design and more user-friendly.
  • Privacy and Security – It comes with a more enhanced privacy and security.
  • Developer Framework – Starting on late 2019, developers will be able to bring their iOS apps to macOS.
  • Screenshot – It will come with new on-screen controls for easy access to every screenshot option and new video recording capabilities.
  • Continuity Camera – This feature will allow users to take a picture or scan a document with their iPhone or iPad and have it instantly appear on their Mac device.
  • Markup tools – It is now integrated into Finder, Quick Look and Screenshots.

So what do you think about the MacBook Pro 2018? Were the prices reasonable? What about the macOS Mojave’s features? Do tell us in the comment section below.

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