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New 13" Macbook Pro Announced | Magic Keyboard Kick Out Butterfly Keyboard

Sujan Koirala 5 May, 2020

As WWDC 2020 is postponed and will have online events, later on, Apple is launching its new products just by doing an online press release and making the devices available for purchase on the official website. Recently, Apple launched the 2nd generation of iPhone SE as iPhone SE 2 ( or iPhone SE 2020). If we recall Apple’s recent activities, they are updating laptop lineups rapidly. Today, they announce a new 13-inch Macbook Pro at the price of $1,299(Converted | ~Rs.1.57 Lakhs Nepali Price). You can also check the MacBook Price in Nepal for the price of available models. 

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13-inch Macbook Pro Overview

This new 13-inch Macbook Pro is the most recent one to replace the butterfly keyboard with Magic Keyboard after 16-inch Macbook Pro. There were a lot of complaints regarding the butterfly or scissor-switch keywords and Apple replaced all the laptops that had used the butterfly keyboard. Its an end of an era.

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Tom Boger, Apple’s senior director of Mac and iPad Product Marketing stated, “Today we’re adding the new Magic Keyboard, doubling the standard storage, and boosting performance, making the 13-inch MacBook Pro an even better value for our customers.

Apart from the keyboard, there are few minor upgrades in the 13-inch Macbook Pro from the previous one. There is no change in the design. Apple is never fond of changing the design of its products regularly, either on laptops or in iPhone models. We can see the thick bezels all around the display of this 13-inch Macbook Pro. On the keyboard, we have now dedicated ESC key and touch bar as well as fingerprint scanner still make a presence.

Talking about the performance power, 13-inch Macbook Pro is powered by the latest 10th-Gen Intel Core processors on board.  The base variant of this laptop is powered by 16GB of 2133MHz RAM but it can be upgraded up to 32GB of faster, 3733MHz LPDDR4x RAM. And the handy upgrade is even the base model now has 256GB of SSD storage and the storage can be increased up to 4TB.

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13-inch Macbook Pro Specifications

  • 2.3GHz quad‑core 10th‑generation Intel Core i7
  • Turbo Boost up to 4.1GHz
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics
  • Up to 32GB of RAM
  • Up to 4TB SSD storage
  • 13.3‑inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology, 2560‑by‑1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch
  • Touch Bar and Touch ID
  • Four Thunderbolt 3 ports
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0
  • Dolby Atmos playback, 3.5mm headphone jack
  • 720p FaceTime HD camera
  • Running on macOS Catalina
  • Up to 30 days of standby time, Built‑in 58.0‑watt-hour lithium‑polymer battery, 61W USB‑C Power Adapter

Price and Availability

13-inch Macbook Pro is already available for sale in the US market via the Apple website at the price of $1,299 for the base variant. The global availability of 13-inch Macbook Pro is still unknown. So, we might have to wait a bit longer for its launch in Nepal. We are expecting the price of a 13-inch Macbook Pro to be under Rs.2 lakhs in Nepal. 

13-inch Macbook Pro

US Pricing

Indian Pricing

Expected Nepali Price

8GB/256GB Model 

$1,299

INR. 122,990

~Rs.1,99,990

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