Apple unveiled the new redesigned MacBook Pro, which includes a smartphone-like touchscreen in its keyboard.


It has been years since Apple updated its high-end laptops. During the Apple’s event, the company considerably spent time showing off their newest innovation for it’s new MacBook Pro.

The touch screen which is incorporated to its keyboard is called ‘touch bar’ which replaces the function keys at the top of the keyboard.

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The touch bar changes accordingly depending on the running application on the mac. It also does quick typing suggestions in a word processor, emojis in a texting program, or volume and play buttons in a music program. And on top of this features, it includes the function of “touch id”, enabling a user to unlock the computer with a fingerprint.

Another version of the redesigned mac is a 13-inch without the touch bar.

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Here are the full specs of the redesigned MacBook Pro:

15-inch MacBook Pro tech specs

  • 15.4-inch LED-backlit display with IPS technology, 2880-by-1800 native resolution at 220 pixels per inch
  • 2.6GHz quad-core sixth-gen Intel Core i7 processor
  • AMD Radeon Pro 450 graphics based on the 14-nanometer Polaris architecture
  • 16GB RAM
  • 256GB SSD
  • 4 x Thunderbolt port
  • Touch Bar with Touch ID
  • Price: $2,399 (up from $1,999 for the previous entry model)
  • A fully kitted-out 15-inch MacBook Pro (featuring 2.9GHz quad-core i7, 2TB SSD, and Radeon Pro 460 with 4GB of memory) costs $4,299

13-inch MacBook Pro tech specs

  • 13.3-inch LED-backlit display with IPS technology, 2560-by-1600 native resolution at 227 pixels per inch
  • 2.9GHz dual-core sixth-gen Intel Core i5 processor
  • Intel Iris Graphics 550
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 256GB SSD
  • 4 x Thunderbolt port
  • Touch Bar with Touch ID
  • Price: $1,799
  • A fully kitted-out 13-inch MacBook Pro (featuring 3.3GHz dual-core i7, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD) costs $2,899