The New 13-Inch MacBook Pro Is Here — But Should You Buy It?

New 13-Inch MacBook Pro
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Last year Apple released a brand new 16-inch MacBook Pro that boasted a whole host of improvements over previous machines: the return of the Magic keyboard, a faster processor and a bigger screen. Now, that powerful machine is available in a 13-inch version with all of the same incredible features and improvements.

It’s clear that with this new computer, Apple is making improvements tailored towards the gaming community — making edits to their keyboard’s design and prioritizing facets like graphics processing over other elements so gamers see their laptops as viable options.

This brand new 13-inch computer was highly anticipated by the tech community and features many of Apple’s signature tropes including a quad-core processor, that Retina Display we know and love, a Touch Bar and Touch ID as well.

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So, what’s different from their previous laptop? They’ve made many improvements, these are the ones we believe would make a noticeable difference to the average user experience.

The computer performance is designed to be 2.8 times faster than the previous 13-inch model with 16GB of RAM and the option to up that to 32GB.

All models automatically possess an 8th generation Intel processor for faster graphics with the option to upgrade to an even faster 10th generation one. This includes a bump to the video editing capabilities as well as the resolution.

A few other noticeable changes to computer’s design is the return of the escape key, a separated Touch ID button and the return of the scissor-switch Magic Keyboard. This was a welcome change from the butterfly keyboard they received so much flack for with the previous model.

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They’ve made the screen with 25% more colors than previous models, pumped 500 units of brightness in there along with True Tone technology and Wide stereo sound so movie watching or music video binging will be an endlessly enjoyable activity.

If you’ve got an older machine and are in the market for a new laptop, this Mac is fantastic. It’s got all the capabilities you need and probably more you’re not aware of and might not even use. It’s worth the investment for the boost they provide to the mundane tasks we all do every day, and the quality of the hardware.

If you’re a gamer, a graphic designer, a video editor or sound mixer, this computer was made for you to excel at what you do. If you’re a regular person who uses Macs, it’s also an amazing machine for tackling everyday tasks smoothly and easily.

Order your 13-inch or 16-inch MacBook Pro at the links below.