The 16-inch Apple MacBook Pro from late 2019 finally makes its way to the Nepalese market. So, all you MacBook admirers and aspirants, read the article till the end as we will discuss its specifications, price, and availability in Nepal.
Coming to this MacBook Pro, Apple really seems to have learned from past making it the utmost mighty laptop yet from the company while also move back to the scissor mechanism for keyboard, granting a physical Escape key as well. The screen is a 16-inch Retina display with 3,072 x 1,920px resolution that translates to 226ppi pixel density while each gets calibrated at the factory itself vowing 500 nits of brightness along with a full DCI-P3 color inclusion.
Now, moving on to the farther half of the laptop, it gets the fresh Magic Keyboard with keys in 1mm of travel, to which Apple acclaims to offer reticent typing keeping the press responsive. Also, the physical Escape key is said to aid in the design comfort as per human engineering, since the Touch Bar application has not been distinctly pleasant. But it’s the only row key at the top in order to make a return with the rest still wrapped up with the Touch Bar along with the Touch ID sensor at the extreme.
The laptop has 9th generation Intel processors with 6-core and 8-core CPU available to choose from. Either way, you are always able to pay ancillary for an 8-core chip, which offers Turbo Boosts of up to 5GHz. Apple says it’s twice as fast as the beefed-up 15-inch MacBook Pro with a quad-core CPU.
This laptop is the very first to come with a 7nm AMD GPUs — AMD Radeon Pro 5300M and 5500M which ships with a default 4GB memory that you can further upgrade up to 8GB. The GPU assures to be 80% faster while video editing (DaVinci Resolve) and 60% faster while gaming (Fortnite) in contrast to what we saw in the earlier MacBook Pro versions.
To achieve this result, Apple, for some part, has remodeled the fans thereby attaining 28% enhanced airflow amplifying the heatsink by 35%. And the new cooling system is able to check 12W more TDP thus holding the CPU as well as the GPU.
The base variant of the MacBook Pro model comes with 16GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB SSD storage. Whereas you would want to upgrade them if you are looking forward to playing with video editing, scientific calculations, application development, and similar other critical tasks.
The 16-inch MacBook Pro uses a 100Wh battery, which is again the bulkiest in a MacBook as of now (highest you can make it on an airplane too). Unlike previous generation’s Pro ones, it is said to last an hour more making 11 hours in total while surfing the web diligently. Apple bundles the 16-inch MacBook Pro along with a 96W charger and a 2m USB-C to C cord.
16-inch MacBook Pro Price in Nepal and Availability
You will find two variants of the 16-inch MacBook Pro in Nepal: i7/16GB RAM/512GB SSD/4GB Radeon Pro 5500M GPU and i7/16GB RAM/1TB SSD/4GB Radeon Pro 5500M GPU. The earlier will cost you a total of Rs. 3,30,000 while the latter one comes at Rs. 3,80,000.
You can make the purchase via Oliz Store, Evo Store, and Futureworld Nepal.