Apple Macbook Pro 2017 - Here's What We Know So Far

Aaron Tam

Apple MacBook Pro justifies the means

At WWDC 2017, Apple announced about the upcoming Apple MacBook Pro. The response has been overwhelming because the crowd continued to expect more from this revolutionary Apple laptop. Although Apple MacBook Pro fans will have to settle for an internal spec improvement rather than radical design overhaul, this year's Apple MacBook is more than just a refresh. Since 2012, Apple has ditched the 17-inch Apple MacBook Pro in favor of smaller and sleeker chassis. The latest Apple MacBook Pro now comes in either 13-inch or 15-inch variants.

The infamous Touch Bar also makes its comeback with its surprising twist. It works well without any hiccups. At the same time, it offers a more intuitive experience for an exceptional laptop that has already featured user-centric qualities. As expected, the Apple MacBook Pro boasts its gorgeous 15.4-inch backlit Retinadisplay screen. If you want to compare the quality between the 13-inch and 15-inch models, there is no doubt that the 15-inch is definitely superior because its larger screen takes full advantage of its 2880 x 1800 resolution.

Thinner and sleeker, the Apple MacBook Pro flaunts its impressive form factor due to its controversial removal of some ports. As of now, the new Apple MacBook Pro has four Thunderbolt ports with USB-C connectors (two at each side) and a solitary headphone jack. The Apple MacBook Pro is certainly a commendable design that has undergone justified changes to be better.

Apple MacBook Pro is the real deal so far

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The announcement of the new Apple MacBook Pro at WWDC 2017 has received overwhelming responses from eager Apple fans. Although it receives minor updates, people are generally excited to see how this latest Apple MacBook Pro will perform. After all, it is the revolutionary Apple MacBook Pro that gets everyone excited when it was first released.

Today, the new Apple MacBook Pro comes with Intel's seventh-generation Kaby Lake processors. These processors offer better speed and streaming of 4K resolution videos. However, such updates show only minor gains especially when you compare the new Apple MacBook Pro to previous Apple MacBook Pro.

Despite this, this new performance consumes less power when you are using your Apple MacBook Pro. On the practical side, you will be able to enjoy your Apple MacBook Pro experience for a longer time than usual. When the power outlet is not next to you, you do not have to worry because the Apple MacBook Pro lasts up to ten hours consistently. While highly demanding tasks such as photo and video editing will drain it quickly, it is still surprising to see that you can eight to nine hours out of a single charge. This amount of time is enough for you to leave your power adapter at home and use your Apple MacBook Pro without any worries.

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