15 Facts About MacBook Pro


MacBook Pro is a line of Macintosh notebook computers by Apple Inc Introduced in January 2006, it is the higher-end model of the MacBook family, sitting above the consumer-focused MacBook Air.

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Third-generation MacBook Pro was released in 2012: the 15-inch in June, a 13-inch model in October.

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Fourth-generation MacBook Pro, released in October 2016, adopted USB-C for all data ports and power and included a shallower "butterfly"-mechanism keyboard.

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November 2019 revision to the fourth-generation MacBook Pro introduced the Magic Keyboard, which uses a scissor-switch mechanism.

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Fifth-generation MacBook Pro was released in October 2021 in 14- and 16-inch sizes.

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On October 14, 2008, in a press event at company headquarters, Apple officials announced a new 15-inch MacBook Pro featuring a "precision aluminum unibody enclosure" and tapered sides similar to those of the MacBook Air.

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The original unibody MacBook Pro came with a user-removable battery; Apple claimed five hours of use, with one reviewer reporting results closer to four hours on a continuous video battery stress test.

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Unibody-construction MacBook Pro largely follows the styling of the original aluminum iMac and the MacBook Air and is slightly thinner than its predecessor, albeit wider and deeper due to the widescreen display.

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At Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference on June 8, 2009, it was announced that the 13-inch unibody MacBook would be upgraded and re-branded as a MacBook Pro, leaving only the white polycarbonate MacBook in the MacBook line.

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The new MacBook Pro models were updated with Ivy Bridge processors and USB 3.

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Third-generation MacBook Pro was released in 2012, marketed as the "MacBook Pro with Retina display" to differentiate it from the previous model: the 15-inch in June 2012, a 13-inch model in October.

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MacBook Pro asked customers to stop using their computers until Apple could replace the batteries.

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The MacBook Pro is incompatible with some older Thunderbolt 3-certified peripherals, including Intel's own reference design for Thunderbolt 3 devices.

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The M1 13-inch MacBook Pro was released alongside an updated MacBook Air and Mac Mini as the first generation of Macs with Apple's new line of custom ARM-based Apple silicon processors.

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The MacBook Pro branding has been removed from the bottom of the display bezel and is engraved on the underside of the chassis instead.

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