Processor More power at its cores.
With an eighth-generation quad-core Intel processor, the 13-inch MacBook Pro is ready to take on even the toughest tasks. So when youre powering through pro level processing jobs like compiling code, rendering 3D models, adding special effects, layering multiple tracks, or encoding video, youll get everything done. Faster.
Graphics Eye-opening graphics performance.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro features powerful integrated graphics with 128MB of embedded DRAM twice as much as the previous generation which accelerates graphics tasks. That means more time for what matters most: creating amazing work.
Blackmagic eGPU and eGPU Pro desktop-class graphics without the desktop.
Blackmagic Design has created two external GPUs (eGPUs) ideal for MacBook Pro.11 So you can have desktop-class graphics performance without giving up the portability of a notebook. Housed in an all-in-one aluminum enclosure, Blackmagic eGPUs are powerful yet quiet, charge your Mac using Thunderbolt 3, and have built-in I/O connections to drive both a Thunderbolt 3 display and VR accessories simultaneously. Choose the Blackmagic eGPU to accelerate pro apps and enjoy supersmooth gaming or the Blackmagic eGPU Pro for the ultimate workstation-class graphics performance for your pro app workflows and VR content creation.
Touch Bar More ways to be productive. Always within reach.
On every MacBook Pro, the Touch Bar replaces the function keys that have long occupied the top of your keyboard with something much more versatile and capable. It changes automatically based on what youre doing to show you relevant tools that are intuitive to use system controls like volume and brightness, interactive ways to adjust or browse through content, and intelligent typing features like emoji and predictive text, just to name a few.
Tap it. Hold it. Flick it. Slide it.
Familiar gestures make it easy to use the Touch Bar. Tap to expand the Control Strip, flick to adjust volume and brightness, or slide to rewind while watching a movie.
Just what you need Right where you need it.
Many of the built-in apps on your MacBook Pro have Touch Bar controls that make common actions like sending an email or formatting a document even easier. The Touch Bar changes to match the app youre using, bringing these shortcuts front and center. And third-party apps can take advantage of the Touch Bar as well.
Customize what you use most.
You can create shortcuts right in your Control Strip and in apps like Mail, Pages, Safari, and Final Cut Pro X to help you work faster and be more productive.
Advanced security. Right at your fingertip.
With Touch ID, you can unlock your MacBook Pro in an instant. You can also use Apple Pay to make secure online purchases, quickly access system settings and locked notes, and even switch between users all with the touch of a finger.
Apple T2 Security Chip The next generation of security.
Every MacBook Pro is equipped with the Apple T2 Security Chip our second generation custom Mac silicon designed to make everything you do even more secure. It includes a Secure Enclave coprocessor that provides the foundation for secure boot and encrypted storage capabilities. It also consolidates many discrete controllers, including the system management controller, audio controller, and SSD controller, into one. And the Apple T2 Security Chip brings a familiar voice to MacBook Pro Hey Siri is always ready to open apps, find documents, play music, or answer your questions.
SSD Storage Make quicker work of everything.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro includes a solid-state drive thats blazing fast, with sequential read speeds up to 3.2GB/s. Its available with up to a 2TB SSD enough space to take even your biggest files with you, like large photo libraries or video projects. So you can boot up, launch multiple apps, or import huge files in a flash. And with the Apple T2 Security Chip, everything is automatically encrypted on the fly.
Thunderbolt 3 The most powerful and versatile port ever.
Thunderbolt 3 combines ultra high bandwidth with the ultra versatility of the USB C industry standard to create one revved up universal port. It integrates data transfer, charging, and video output in a single connector, delivering up to 40Gb/s of throughput for twice the bandwidth of Thunderbolt 2. MacBook Pro is available with up to four ports, so you can do all of that from either side. Existing devices are easily connected with a cable or adapter. And Thunderbolt 3 is reversible, so no matter how your plugin, its always
Display and Audio Easy on the eyes Music to your ears.
The Retina display on the 13-inch MacBook Pro features bright LED backlighting and a high contrast ratio, delivering deep blacks and bright whites. It supports P3 wide color for even more vibrant greens and reds than with sRGB. And every MacBook Pro features True Tone technology. The white balance automatically adjusts to match the color temperature of the light around you for a more natural viewing experience. MacBook Pro has a dynamic soundstage that feels and sounds much wider than its physical dimensions imply. Movies are more immersive. Music more room-filling. And three built-in mics form directional beams that capture your voice more clearly for FaceTime calls and talking to Siri.
Sidecar Extend your desktop. With iPad.
Sidecar lets you extend your workspace by using your iPad as a second Mac display.17 Work in one app while you reference another or view your artwork on your MacBook Pro while you use tools and palettes on your iPad. You can also mirror the screens so they both display the same content, making it perfect for sharing exactly what you see with others.
Express your creativity. With Apple Pencil.
Bring the ease and precision of Apple Pencil to your favorite creative Mac apps with Sidecar.18 Use Apple Pencil to design in Illustrator, edit photos in Affinity Photo, or create 3D models in ZBrush. The handy sidebar puts essential Command, Control, and Shift keys right at your fingertips.
Keyboard and Trackpad Your workspace just got quieter.
The 13-inch MacBook Pro keyboard has a butterfly mechanism providing added key stability, comfort, and a quiet typing experience. And the spacious Force Touch trackpad gives your fingers plenty of room to gesture and click.
macOS Catalina the Power of Mac Taken Further.
Dedicated apps for music, TV, and podcasts. Smart new features like Sidecar. Powerful technology for developers. And a whole new class of apps now on Mac.
Photos, iMovie, GarageBand, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Siri, Safari, Mail, FaceTime, Messages, Maps, News, Stocks, Home, Voice Memos, Notes, Calendar, Contacts, Reminders, Photo Booth, Preview, Music, Podcasts, TV, Books, App Store, Time Machine, Find My Device, QuickTime Player