Apple Updates MacBook Pro Lineup With Kaby Lake CPUs, Faster SSDs, and Graphics

Posted on Jun 19 2017 - 10:32pm by David Gregorio

Apple has recently introduced updates to its whole MacBook line at Developer Conference. By adding a latest processors from Intel and creating a handful of other tweaks. Whilst those are not going to dramatically enhance performance and there’s little motive to improve if you purchased one remaining 12 months, there are a few diffused blessings to be determined. The principle replace declaration is that 7th generation Intel Kaby Lake processors are now covered in all upgraded 12-inch MacBooks and MacBook Pros.

MacBook Update

The 12-inch MacBook now supports up to 1.4 GHz Core i7 processor along with Turbo Boost up to 3.6 GHz, and can be purchased with up to 16 gigabyte of RAM.

MacBook Pro

MacBook Pro

MacBook Pro Update

The updated 13-inch MacBook Pro features Kaby Lake processors up to 3.5 GHz Core i7 along with Turbo Boost up to 4.0 GHz, and 15-inch MacBook Pro goes up to 3.1 GHz Core i7 along with Turbo Boost up to 4.1 GHz.

MacBook Air Update

Finally, the long-languishing MacBook Air is also getting a much, much needed upgrade as Apple decides to keep the notebook/tablet hybrid in its lineup. The updated MacBook Air will be faster than its predecessors, now offering a faster 1.8GHz Intel processor — the company has yet to offer more details, aside from the speed boost — but that is about it. The screen is still the same as previous 1440×900p, the design is also same, and there’s no USB-C ports. It seems that the MacBook Air is sticking around as an entry-level budget version, as Apple looks to push users to the MacBook.

Pricing

The 12-inch MacBook starts now starts at $1,299.99. Meanwhile, the 13-inch MacBook Pro along with function keys starts at $1,299.99 or $1,799.99 with Touch Bar. The 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar starts at $2,399.99.

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