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New MacBook Pro 13-inch (2020) - Specifications
New MacBook Pro 13-inch (2020) - Specifications

The popular 13-inch MacBook Pro has been refreshed with new processors, more storagein the entry model and the addition of the Magic Keyboard , a keyboard with a scissor mechanism that is more reliable and comfortable for typing.

The MacBook Pro 13 (2020) uses the new 10th generation Intel Core processors, with 4 cores in all models. Storage now starts at 256GB and goes up to 4TB, on fast PCIe SSDs with speeds up to 3Gbps.

Base RAM is 8GB, and for the first time on the 13-inch MacBook Pro it can be expanded to 32GB. In the higher models, LPDDR4X type RAM is integrated with speeds of 3,733 MHz, improving performance.

New 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020): Specs
New 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020): Specs

Retaining the 13.3-inch Retina display, with True Tone system that adapts color to ambient light and a range chromatic P3. There's also the Touch Bar above the keyboard, a secondary screen with shortcuts, and the Touch ID fingerprint sensor

However, the biggest novelty of the MacBook 13 (2020) is the so-called Magic Keyboard, which reverses Apple's failed experiments with previous butterfly keyboards. The new scissor mechanism offers 1mm of stroke action, which will reduce the failure rate compared to the previous generation.

It also returns the physical "Esc" key, which many users had requested. With the introduction of the Magic Keyboard on the 16-inch MacBook Pro and MacBook Air (2020), it's clear that Apple is betting on scissor keyboards for the future.

New 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020): Specs
New 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020): Specs

Otherwise, the MacBook Pro 13 (2020) qualifies as a minor upgrade. It maintains the external design of the notebook and focuses on including latest batch processors and making it more competitive in storage.

Of course, Apple claims that graphics performance can grow by 80% in some cases, although it continues to opt for Intel integrated graphics.

MacBook Pro 13-inch (2020) Specifications

The hardware of the new MacBook Pro proposes a equipment with some power, but without limiting the mobility of the laptop, which remains light and thin. This is your technical sheet:

  1. Display: 13.3-inch (2560 x 1600p) with True Tone and P3 color gamut.
  2. Secondary display: Touch Bar on the keyboard.
  3. Processor: 10th generation Intel Core i5 or i7.
  4. Graphic: Intel Iris Plus Graphics.
  5. RAM memory: 8 GB, 16 GB or 32 GB.
  6. Storage: 256GB to 4TB PCIe SSD.
  7. Webcam: 720p.
  8. Connectivity: WiFi 5 (ac) and Bluetooth 5.0.
  9. Keyboard: backlit, with scissor mechanism and Touch ID fingerprint sensor.
  10. Sound: Stereo speakers.
  11. Ports: 2 Thunderbolt (Thunderbolt 4 model available) and 3.5mm jack
  12. Battery: 58 Wh with 6 1W USB-C charging.
  13. Operating system: macOS Catalina.
New 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020): Specs
New 13-inch MacBook Pro (2020): Specs

Weighing just 1.4kg and 1.56cm thick, the MacBook Pro 13 (2020) is quite light. Bet on aluminum, something that puts it at a disadvantage compared to rivals such as the Dell XPS 13 (2020), which uses carbon fiber in some elements.

MacBook Pro 13-inch (2020) Availability and Price

The new 13-inch MacBook Pro is already on sale in Spain, and part of the 1,499 euros in the base model, featuring a 4-core Intel Core i5 processor, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage.

Of course, the most demanding users can opt for higher configurations, reaching up to 4,379 euros for the most advanced model, with a Core i7 processor, 32 GB of RAM and a huge 4 TB SSD.

In addition, with the purchase of the laptop comes a free year of Apple TV+, the streaming service of the apple brand, which seeks to compete with Netflix, HBO and Disney+.

Those who are thinking of buying a new Mac, with this renewal of the MacBook Pro 13-inch (2020) have a good opportunity, because it is updated in several sections, especially in its Magic Keyboard keyboard.

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