Apple has released its first eight core MacBook Pro making it the fastest Mac laptop ever.
In a surprise move Apple has updated it’s 13 and 15 inch MacBook Pro models before next months WWDC. There were rumours of a larger 16 to 16.5 inch model which may still be unveiled at WWDC.
Apple has updated its MacBook Pro with faster 8th- and 9th-generation Intel Core processors. This brings eight processor cores to MacBook Pro for the first time. Apple advises the new model delivers twice the performance of its quad-core model and 40% more performance than a 6-core MacBook Pro.
There is not much else changed in the new MacBook Pros with the same graphics, Retina display, SSDs, the Apple T2 Security Chip, all-day battery life and including macOS Mojave.
Although not mentioned in Apple’s press release The Loop has confirmed that the new laptops include an updated version of the problematic butterfly keyboard.
Another change in the newest MacBook Pro computers is with the keyboard. While Apple says the vast majority of its customers are happy with the keyboard, they do take customer complaints seriously, and work to fix any issues.
To address the problem, Apple said they changed the material in the keyboard’s butterfly mechanism that should substantially reduce problems that some users have seen.The Loop