One of the loudest criticisms of the previous-generation model was that, as rival Windows laptops got more and more potent, Apple wasn't updating its chips.
Black Magic Design says that it delivers up to 7x the performance on DaVinci Resolve 15 when compared with the standard graphics performance of a 13-inch MacBook Pro from 2016, and up 2x the perfomance when compared with a 15-inch MacBook Pro from 2015.
Each product is expected to get upgraded chips, which many are speculating to be new Intel eigth-generation processors, while the iMac could see 'significant display-performance upgrades, ' according to 9to5Mac. The sentiments shared in his post about the 15-inch Retina Macbook Pro model - titled "The best laptop ever made" - were echoed across the web.
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Unlike the larger MacBook Pro, memory maxes out at 16 GB - that's because it still uses LPDDR3, rather than DDR4, for which we can blame Intel's architecture - and you don't get discrete graphics. The note provides quite a detailed list of upgrades for Apple tech, that should be announced at its Fall event in a few weeks time.
Apple's updated MacBook Pros haven't been released into the world all on their lonesome. The Core i7 models are clocked at 2.7 (4.5GHz with Turbo Boost) while the integrated Iris Plus 655 graphics receives a bump to 128MB eDRAM - double the amount from the previous models. The classic MacBook Pro also had an HDMI port. Apple insists that the keyboard reliability issues only affect a tiny fraction of MacBook Pro users.
Aside from the spec increases, the MacBook Pros also have True Tone displays, iPad technology that allows the screen to dynamically shift color temperature based on the color temperature of the room. Apple says that the keyboards in this 2018 update contain "third-generation" butterfly switches. As for storage, the 15-inch MacBook Pro comes with up to a 4TB SSD, while the 13-inch model comes with up to a 2TB SSD. The Touch Bar, the abandonment of MagSafe, a 16GB RAM limit, a reduction in ports, the move to USB-C (requiring dongles to connect old devices), and the low-travel keyboard from the MacBook... people were frustrated by a lot of Apple's choices on these computers.