MacBook Pro customers have been waiting this for the longest time, as Apple has finally refreshed the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros with Touch Bar with the 8th Generation Intel Core processors. The 15-inch MacBook Pro comes with either a 6-core Intel Core i7 or Core i9 processor, while the 13-inch MacBook Pro will come with either a quad-core Intel Core i5 or Core i7 processor. The 15-inch MacBook Pro will come with either AMD Radeon Pro 555X and 560X discrete graphics, and they both come with 4GB of GDDR5 memory.
Previously, MacBook Pro fans have criticized the use of DDR3 RAM with a maximum memory configuration of 16GB, and Apple has allowed customers to configure up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM on the 15-inch MacBook Pro, storage can also now be configured up to 4TB on the 15-inch model, and up to 2TB on the 13-inch model. On top of that, the refreshed MacBook Pros will also received the Apple T2 chip that was first featured on the iMac Pro, it delivers enhanced security with support for secure boot and on-the-fly encrypted storage, while offering “Hey Siri” support to the MacBook Pro for the first time.
The refreshed MacBook Pros with Touch Bar will be available starting today at Apple Malaysia’s website, with the 15-inch model retailing from RM9,999 and 13-inch model retailing from RM7,499. No news from Apple whether they will be upgrading the 13-inch non Touch Bar models, as they are still available for purchase on Apple Malaysia’s online store.