Apple has begun selling the 16-inch MacBook Pro in India. This version was released last month by the tech giant in the US. According to the company, the 16-inch MacBook Pro has improved specifications with a scissor keyboard replacing the Butterfly keyboard, which left much to be desired by users.
The all new Apple MacBook Pro 16-inch will be sold to customers through Amazon and Apple’s authorised retailers country wide.
The base variant has a 6-core 9th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and an AMD Raedon Pro 5300M graphic processor with 4GB of GDDR6 memory. This variant has 16GB RAM with 512GB storage. The display is of 16-inch with an LED-backlit retina display.
The other variant, with 1TB storage, meanwhile has an 8-core 9th Gen Intel core i9 processor and an AMD Raedon Pro 5500M processor with 4GB GDDR6 memory. This version of the MacBook Pro has 1TeraByte storage with a memory of 16GB DDR4 RAM. The display however, is the same at 16-inches with backlit Retina display. The battery of both variants is of 100 Watt-hours giving the notebook a battery life of up to 11 hours.
Replacing the previously used Butterfly Keyboard is the Scissor Keyboard or the Magic Keyboard, which has a refined scissor mechanism. This key board comes with an Esc button that was previously on the touch bar. The arrow buttons get more spacing with and inverted T design.
Over that, the cooling fans have bigger vents with extended blades to increase airflow by 28 percent. The device now supports better heat dissipation with a 35 percent larger heatsink when compared to the 15-inch MacBook.
The 16-inch Apple MacBook Pro variant with 512GB storage with an Intel Core i7 processor with 16GB RAM is priced at Rs 1,99,990 while the 1TB storage variant with Intel i9 processor is available at the price of Rs 2,39,990.
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